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What environmental hazards should I be aware of in pregnancy?

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Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Heat, topicals

Probably the most commonly overlooked environmental hazards for pregnant women are heat and topical chemicals.
First, heat is radiated from the mom to baby and the baby growing inside doesn't have much of a chance to cool off (babies are typically 2 degrees hotter than mom's temp). Second, our skin absorbs almost anything we rub or spray on it. Pay attention to chemicals you put on your body!

In brief: Heat, topicals

Probably the most commonly overlooked environmental hazards for pregnant women are heat and topical chemicals.
First, heat is radiated from the mom to baby and the baby growing inside doesn't have much of a chance to cool off (babies are typically 2 degrees hotter than mom's temp). Second, our skin absorbs almost anything we rub or spray on it. Pay attention to chemicals you put on your body!
Dr. David Finke
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics

In brief: PREGNANCY

Extremes of temperatures, excessive work or workouts, fatigue, dehydrations, exposure to unhealthy discussions or stress.
Needs good rest, food and peaceful mind.No alcohol , cigarettes or harmful chemicals.

In brief: PREGNANCY

Extremes of temperatures, excessive work or workouts, fatigue, dehydrations, exposure to unhealthy discussions or stress.
Needs good rest, food and peaceful mind.No alcohol , cigarettes or harmful chemicals.
Dr. Nela Cordero
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