Myth Buster 26: Pregnant Women Should Bathe In The Afternoon To Prevent Evil Spirit From Causing Harm To The Baby!

Published June 21, 2015 by jptan2012

Pregnant womanWell, technically this is not a myth but neither it is connected to evil spirits. It is true that in the olden days before the invention of air conditioner, pregnant women are regularly advised to bathe in the afternoon. Why?

Because the temperature is usually warmest after lunch, and the heat might further elevate the already elevated body temperature of the pregnant woman, and this might cause hypertension or heat stroke that might affect the baby or the mother.

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