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Have just learnt today that hot baths are a no-no in the first trimester. I'm five weeks and have probably had 4 or 5 since conceiving. Am really worried Sad
Has anybody else had hot baths in the first trimester and gone on to have a healthy baby?
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replied January 21st, 2011
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
Occasional hot baths are not a problem as long as you do not go for them daily. Avoid having further hot baths. Drink plenty of water, maintain a good healthy diet with lots of fruits. Be in regular follow-up with your obstetrician.
Take care.



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replied January 21st, 2011
Why are they not good? I had hot baths throughout my whole pregnancy as i had back pain from day dot and my child was born very healthy with no coplications.
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replied January 21st, 2011
Thank you dr., def no more baths, am so put off them!
Jane, apparently they can cause tube defects Sad
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