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Is it safe to use a heating pad during pregnancy?

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It is safe as long as you don't use it on your belly or pelvis . I used one of the buckwheat hot packs a lot during my last pregnancy . You throw them in the microwave for a minute or so . I had bad back pain and it worked really well to help . A heating pad is great also , You just need to make sure you don't get overheated from using it for to long . It isn't good for baby if you get to hot .


It is safe to use a heating pad during pregnancy as long as you don't put it on your belly. Don't use the heating pad when you are sleeping because that can increase your risk of burns. Try not to get overheated. I used a heating pad on my back and legs during pregnancy, it really helped with my aches and pains.

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