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Old Nov 11th, 2017, 14:03 PM   1
sam3starxx
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If we don't give up enough .. now baths!?


As our precious little beings grow in us we have to sacrifice our favourite foods, caffeine and so on .....

But hot bubble baths as well?

How many of us are still having cheeky baths though? I have heard so much on this it's very equally sided so hard to tell whether it's ok or not!!

I've had one but kept it luke warm but it just wasn't the same so literally got out within 15 mins ....

Anyone else quit "hot" baths or still having them?



 
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Old Nov 11th, 2017, 14:27 PM   2
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I still had them with my babies just not stupidly hot,



 
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Old Nov 11th, 2017, 14:37 PM   3
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I actually just heard about this recently. I took baths with each of my previous pregnancies the entire time (not hot tub hot but warmer than lukewarm) and my kids never suffered ill effects from it. I think they just want you to avoid being in a hot tub because it is constantly hot whereas baths eventually cool down so your uterus adjusts to the temperature accordingly. At least that's what my midwife told me when I called her...

As to caffeine, I suffer from migraine headaches due to hormone changes and my midwife told me I'm allowed a cup or two of a caffeinated beverage a day but no more. Since I'm afraid of caffeine overload, I just drank caffeinated tea instead (because it has less caffeine than pop) and it did help with the headaches.



 
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Old Nov 11th, 2017, 15:15 PM   4
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I had hot baths with my pregnancy, just not burning hot. My OB said that by the time the tub is filled, the water starts cooling, unlike a hot tub which has a heater that keeps the water hot the whole time you're in there. Wasn't about to give up my baths!



 
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Old Nov 11th, 2017, 15:19 PM   5
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I hurt so bad this pregnancy that I still enjoy a bath once or twice a week. I just make sure its not too hot.



 
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Old Nov 11th, 2017, 15:34 PM   6
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I took a bath every single day with my 1st two pregancies (warm not hot) my kids are fine. Only reason I didn't with my other pregnancies is because we moved and the master bathroom only has a stand up shower.



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Old Nov 11th, 2017, 17:34 PM   7
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I bathed with both my previous pregnancies and it didn’t do them any harm. I do love a bath



 
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Old Nov 11th, 2017, 17:48 PM   8
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I had pretty hot baths through both my first 2 pregnancies and both girls are fine. I've also been having them on average every 2 days in this pregnancy and she's growing well xx



 
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Old Nov 11th, 2017, 19:27 PM   9
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I bathed with my 2 previous pregnancies. It helped my back pain so much.



 
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Old Nov 12th, 2017, 00:11 AM   10
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I take a bath every single day, it really helps me relax and relieve all that pregnancy tension/stress.

I keep tabs on my water temp. I keep it beow 100 F. TBH that still isn't hot to me.....I measured bath water the way I like it and it's at least 110 degrees F! Hot tubs aren't even hot to me!!

SO I have to be careful which is why I monitor it. But I take a good long soak every day.

I read main thing is keep your body temp below 102. If you Google some will suggest you bath at 98.6, body temperature, but that is kind of cold to me. Other sources say under 100.

I hate how I get so stressed though with something I love so much!!!!! I feel you.

Oh and I drink one caffeinated drink a day max. Of course I feel guilty.



 
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