The safty when sitting in a hot tub during pregnancy

The safty when sitting in a hot tub during pregnancyHot tubs are usually too hot to be safe for pregnant women to use. We know that water over 105 degrees is damaging to developing cells. It won't damage yours, but the baby is sitting in fluid that's also going to get very warm. And extreme temperatures can damage early embryos. So hot-tubbing in the first trimester could cause malformations in the fetus or cause you to lose the baby.

Heating pad for sore muscles during pregnancy

Using a heating pad while you're pregnant is safe. When applied to a specific area of the body, a heating pad can provide relief without raising your core body temperature. If your core temperature gets elevated early on in pregnancy, it can increase the risk of neural tube defects such as spina bifida. This is why women are advised to avoid hot tubs and saunas while pregnant. Pain can be a sign of potentially serious complications, such as a detached placenta or a uterine rupture, so alert your doctor if y...