My pregnancy has been dominated by intense lower back pain from around 20 weeks on and nothing has provided relief but scalding hot showers. As nice as a hot soak in the tub sounded, I resisted the urge to take the plunge out of fear of overheating myself and my little one. However, it turns out that hot baths are actually safe during pregnancy, according to new research, despite earlier advice that expectant mothers should avoid getting too hot. As the recent study reported, you can even hit the gym in warm weather without fear as well. The University of Exeter analyzed the results of 12 studies published through July to determine the need for women to avoid exercising in the heat and refrain from using saunas and hot baths. The study review, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine online , reported the core temperature responses of pregnant women following heat stress — resulting from both physical activity and passive heating , like sitting in a hot bath, according to the Daily Mail.
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Please refresh the page and retry. P regnant women can enjoy hot baths and saunas without raising their temperature to levels that might harm their unborn child, a new review has suggested. Current health advice states that women who are expecting should avoid heat stress because it risks taking their core temperature beyond F 39C. Old wives tales have also traditionally recommended gin and a hot bath to get rid of unwanted pregnancies while the NHS and The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists currently warns pregnant women to also avoid saunas and jacuzzis.