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What Is It Not Safe To Do During Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Toxoplasma!: Disease that can transmitted from cat-human rec: avoid changing cat litter if possible. If no one else can perform the task, wear disposable gloves and wash your hands with soap and warm water afterwards. Ensure that the cat litter box is changed daily. The toxoplasma parasite does not become infectious until 1 to 5 days after it is shed in a cat's feces. ...Read more
Very risky: A developing fetus is using Mom's bloodstream as a "cafeteria line" to obtain ALL the necessary ingredients for proper assimilation of physical structures and most importantly THE BRAIN! ...Read more
Yes: Yoga is good exercise during pregnancy especially if you have been familiar with this prior to pregnancy. Like with any other exercise, it is always good to know your limitations and be safe. Yoga involves stretching, toning, relaxation, and various breathing strategies- all of these would be especially useful in labor and postpartum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prenatal: Safe but wasting money.Get a more detailed answer ›
Below: For the most part, yes, oral sex is safe. Licking is fine, but blowing into your genital area is a no-no. Forcing or blowing air into the vagina could cause an air embolism (a bubble of air that gets into your blood circulation). This rarely happens, but it can be life-threatening for you or the baby. It's also not safe for your partner to give you oral sex during pregnancy if he has an active outbreak of oral herpes or feels one coming on. And during the third trimester, if your partner has ever had oral herpes, he should avoid giving you oral sex altogether, whether or not he has symptoms. If you're not sure what your partner's HIV status is, use a dental dam (a sheet of latex that you place between your genitals and your partner's mouth). There's some evidence suggesting that a person may be able to transmit HIV through microabrasions or tiny cuts in his mouth ...Read more
Very Safe: A trained ultrasound tech will follow all necessary safeguards to make sure the fetus is not harmed. It would be rare to injure a known fetus. ...Read more
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