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Is there any risk if pregnant women swim in a river?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: No

For fear of liabiltiy, pregnant women are sometimes exhorted to avoid almost everything.
But I am not aware of any real danger of swimming in a clean, schistosome-free river. Please practice usual water safety.

In brief: No

For fear of liabiltiy, pregnant women are sometimes exhorted to avoid almost everything.
But I am not aware of any real danger of swimming in a clean, schistosome-free river. Please practice usual water safety.
Thank