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Is it safe for me to hold my arms over my head while I am pregnant?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Holding your hands over your head (for a normal period of time) when pregnant should not cause any adverse reactions.

In brief: Yes

Holding your hands over your head (for a normal period of time) when pregnant should not cause any adverse reactions.
Dr. John Munshower
Dr. John Munshower
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

This is a common myth that reaching your arms over the head causes damage to the fetus.
Another myth is that this leads to the cord being wrapped around the neck. These are myths.

In brief: Yes

This is a common myth that reaching your arms over the head causes damage to the fetus.
Another myth is that this leads to the cord being wrapped around the neck. These are myths.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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