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Can you use a heating pad on pregnant abdomen?

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Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No

Do not put a heating pad on a pregnant belly.
You may heat the baby up too much. You can use a heating pad on the neck, shoulders, back and limbs while pregnant.

In brief: No

Do not put a heating pad on a pregnant belly.
You may heat the baby up too much. You can use a heating pad on the neck, shoulders, back and limbs while pregnant.
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes, cautiously

Low heat setting only and please do not fall asleep with the pad in place to avoid overexposure to heat.

In brief: Yes, cautiously

Low heat setting only and please do not fall asleep with the pad in place to avoid overexposure to heat.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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