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03/06/2013 at 21:44
Does anyone know if using a hot tub around about ovulation time makes any difference? Also to the man for his swimmers too??
just wondered whether the intense heat affected anything or would it be ok as it's only for a short period of time??
03/06/2013 at 21:52
I really don't think a hot tub would make any difference tbh. I know that men should be careful not to regularly overheat their swimmers but i'm pretty sure it wouldn't have an effect unless you were in it all day everyday.
03/06/2013 at 21:58
Thanks AR. we were away last cycle around my ov time and just wondered if this would have made a difference in any way.
I don't think it's recommended for men as their testes need to be cool to create healthy sperm. I don't think it affects ovulation but is not recommended during pregnancy as increased risk of defects. I assume a shorter period of time would be better than a long session or going frequently.
03/06/2013 at 22:00
Thanks LL x
03/06/2013 at 23:43
I remember reading something about pregnant women not having hot baths etc but I'm not entirely sure on the reasons why. Not heard of any short term use causing issues with ovulation though
04/06/2013 at 08:02
They shouldn't be used in pregnancy (iirc its to do with fetal distress, I think it can cause deafness too)
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