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I wouldn't go without approval from my Dr., an increase in body temp isn't good for you when pregnant.
There's a topic about this in the Health & Exercise section and the consensus is no, go for regular yoga instead.
BFP 1/18/11, EDD 10/1/11. Born at 37w5d on 9/15/11.
"There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning.
My mom told me that heat separates the placenta, causing:
On the baby:
My doctor doesn't allow me to take baths, or hot showers. You should talk to your doctor.
How hot is the room?
Most authentic yoga places have the room at about 100 degrees but places like Lifetime fitness have their hot rooms at about 85 degrees. My doctor said it's fine to do yoga in a room that is lower than 90 degrees. I would ask your doctor before doing it again.
No...you are supposed to maintain a body temp under 100. You can't take a bath hotter than that so hot yoga is out.
itkatydid:I would not. You can sweat to cool yourself off, your baby cannot.