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WHY IS IT BAD TO TAKE HOT BATHS WHILE BEING PREGNANT

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droppy

Asked by droppy at 3:20 PM on Oct. 8, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • too hot of water can cause spontaneous misarriage
    SMWOODS

    Answer by SMWOODS at 3:21 PM on Oct. 8, 2008

  • Because if you are taking a real hot bath, or a hot tub/jacuzzi, you are raising your internal temperature which can cause either brain damage to your baby, other health complications, or in worst case scenario, a miscarriage.
    CarolynBarnett

    Answer by CarolynBarnett at 3:22 PM on Oct. 8, 2008

  • You don't want to have a body temp over 102 degrees because it can cause defects in the baby. It is especially dangerous in the first trimester.
    riotgrrl

    Answer by riotgrrl at 3:24 PM on Oct. 8, 2008

  • taking hot baths is not good because the water heats the body and also the fetus,is what mrs. smwoods said you can have a miscarriage i recommend you to take warm baths instead
    Milindus

    Answer by Milindus at 3:26 PM on Oct. 8, 2008

  • i did and had no problems. people say that for many reasons water can get into the vagina, you can get and infection and mostly it is all wives tell. warter cant get into the vagina because of your mucus plug. you can get an infection if you sit in dirty water and use bubble bath stuff. so take those baths they work wonders. just make sure it is not too hot and dont stay in too long. if i hadn't taken a bath for my sore back iwould have gone insane. good luck
    thundersky

    Answer by thundersky at 3:28 PM on Oct. 8, 2008

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