Heat and EMF's in PregnancyWhen I was pregnant, I still had my old waterbed which I would plug in during the day and unplug at night. But now that the cold weather is here and waterbeds may be a thing of the past, many women like to use electric blankets. This article discusses when and if these may pose a problem in pregnancy:
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The research findings were not completely consistent; it was generally found however that women
The research also found that women who used electric blankets during the last month of there pregnancy were at slightly increased risk of giving birth to an under weight child.
However, women who used electric blankets on low settings for extended periods of time (IE keeping the blanket at a constant temperature over night) were not exposed to particularly high magnetic fields as the blanket uses less electricity to regulate the temperature in this way. The research actually found that women who did this were at a slightly decreased risk of miscarriage.