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05 Jul 2005

Hot bath dangerous for baby?
Hi Doc

Every article I read says that one should not take a hot bath while pregnant but it does not explain why. Could you perhaps tell me why I should not take a hot bath while pregnant - I enjoy my baths and like it hot.

Many thanks,

R
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

The temperature can be harmful to the baby as it has no way of getting rid of heat.
You can use Canesten in pregnancy and can get it without a prescription.

Best wishes
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