Is it safe to be around computers all day when I'm pregnant?

Is it safe to be around computers all day when I'm pregnant?

Yes. Studies over many years have found no evidence that being near computers is harmful during pregnancy. Computers (like cell phones and microwaves) produce non-ionizing radiation, which is different from the ionizing radiation produced by X-rays. The amount of non-ionizing radiation put out by computers is too low to harm a developing baby.

If you use a laptop, it's best to place it on your thighs (or a desk) rather than on your pregnant belly, since the machine creates heat. (Overheating is a concern because raising the core body temperature higher than 101 degrees F in early pregnancy has been associated with birth defects.) But even if you do put it on your belly once in a while, there's no need to worry that it will hurt your baby. The heat from a laptop is not enough to increase your core body temperature to a harmful level.

There is one way that sitting for hours in front of a computer can be harmful while you're pregnant: It isn't good for your circulation. To keep your blood moving, it's a good idea to get up every hour or so and walk around.

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