Is it safe to sit in sauna while pregnant?

Answer No. Your baby is atleast 1 degree celcius warmer than you and if they overheat, it can cause abormalities.

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I have tested positive as pregnant 3 weeks. During the 1st week before I know I am pregnant I had a sauna lasting three 10 minute sessions with a cooling off between each session. Any comments?

Answer I am not sure what you mean by 3 weeks pregnant as this is 3 weeks after your last period when you would not have a positive test. You get pregnant 2 weeks BEFORE your missed period. Wha... Read More »

Safe Use of Sauna?

Saunas are small rooms that are created to be heated to high temperatures; they enjoy popularity throughout the world, especially in Scandinavian countries like Finland. Proponents claim saunas he... Read More »

Can you go in the sauna while you are pregnant?

I wouldn't risk it, it is not worth the gamble. High temperatures can harm the baby which is why doctors tell pregnant women to not take overly hot baths or go into hot tubs.

Is the sauna safe for high blood pressure?

It would be best to have someone go with you to monitor you for light-headedness, dizziness, or anything else that could endanger your safety. The sauna works by dilating your blood vessels on the ... Read More »