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Is it safe to take a bath in pregnancy?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

It is safe to take a bath.
Remember you balance can be off in pregnancy so take precautions not to slip and fall.

In brief: Yes

It is safe to take a bath.
Remember you balance can be off in pregnancy so take precautions not to slip and fall.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Ruth Crystal
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

You should avoid hot tubs and jacuzzis in pregnancy because the heat can cause birth defects in the baby's back.
It is usually okay to take a bath in your bathtub if the water is warm (body temperature or less.) your blood pressure may drop making you dizzy when you stand up however so be very careful when getting in and out of the bathtub.

In brief: Yes

You should avoid hot tubs and jacuzzis in pregnancy because the heat can cause birth defects in the baby's back.
It is usually okay to take a bath in your bathtub if the water is warm (body temperature or less.) your blood pressure may drop making you dizzy when you stand up however so be very careful when getting in and out of the bathtub.
Dr. Ruth Crystal
Dr. Ruth Crystal
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