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Safe Swimming Chlorine Pregnant
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
I'm 21weeks pregnant with a cerclage placed at 12.5weeks. My ob said i could go swimming as long as the pool had chlorine in it. Is this still safe?
Good question: There is no data in the literature that can answer this question with certainty. However, with that being said, there should be minimal risks with swimming as long as you are mostly relaxing in the water and not doing strenuous activity to increase abdominal pressure because the cervix is still weak. ...Read more
Is it safe if a pregnant woman regularly swims in a chlorinated pool with the strong smell of chlorine ?
Is it safe to drink city water while pregnant? Water comes out cloudy. Husband says its the purification, minerals and possibly a tad of chlorine?
Tap water smell like chlorine well it just smells funny I live in the U.S. In Baltimore Maryland is tap water safe to drink im 31weeks pregnant ? !
Tap water is safe: Generally, tap water in the USA is safe to drink. The chlorine in the water is necessary to prevent the growth of bacteria that could be harmful. Sometimes there may be local bans on tap water due to unusual emergencies, like water main breaks. Then, always follow local boil water advisories or use bottled water until the problem is fixed. ...Read more
I am 28 weeks pregnant & I noticed today my tap water which is from a city well smells like chlorine. Is it safe to drink & brush my teeth with?
Pregnancy & odors: Its unlikely that your water has toxic doses of chlorine if it comes from your tap. Your heightened sense of smell can detect things that were always there but now are more apparent because you are pregnant. Talk to your OB if you have questions. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: I agree that swimming is wonderful exercise for pregnant swimmers. However, our world's water is not as clean as it once was. Here is a site with lots of information about recreational use, risks, hygienic issues, safety of pools, lakes, rivers, oceans, etc: http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthywater/swimming/index.Html also heed local health department alerts about toxins, infections, outbreaks of illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Harsh on your skin: Chlorine damages the oil and mineral balance of skin cells, destroying the fluid balance, resulting in dried out, dead cells.This in turn leads to dry, peeling skin, which makes the surface of the skin appear shiny.Make sure to apply moisturizer after being in a chlorine pool. ...Read more
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