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Old 03-27-2013  
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Default Re: Is the radiation from the microwave bad for me?

I guess it's ok unless you spend the whole day using the microwave :P
 
Old 03-31-2013  
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I'm quite worried if whether or not the radiation emitted from a microwave harmful to my unborn baby? Does this make sense? Or using a microwave is just fine?
Of course you can hun, but (for precautionary measures) there are several things you need to do, like staying 12-14 inches away from the microwave when you need to use it. Read on...

It is hard to believe but true that the microwave oven you use to make food could be harmful to your unborn child, especially when the device is old or is wrongly used.

Tests have shown that microwaves emit harmful electromagnetic radiation which could harm embryos and could lead to miscarriage.
"Microwaves can be harmful if they are leaking radiation," says Dr Shivani Sachdev Gaur of Phoenix hospital.
The waves of a microwave oven can travel up to 12 cm, so it is harmful for a pregnant woman to stand near a microwave oven, especially if it is old and damaged, she says.


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Old 04-03-2013  
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I guess it's just fine.
 
Old 04-13-2013  
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I agree with what Adalira has shared. Regardless if your microwave is of the latest type, you should at least stay away from it during pregnancy just to be on the safest side.
 
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Of course you can hun, but (for precautionary measures) there are several things you need to do, like staying 12-14 inches away from the microwave when you need to use it. Read on...

It is hard to believe but true that the microwave oven you use to make food could be harmful to your unborn child, especially when the device is old or is wrongly used.

Tests have shown that microwaves emit harmful electromagnetic radiation which could harm embryos and could lead to miscarriage.
"Microwaves can be harmful if they are leaking radiation," says Dr Shivani Sachdev Gaur of Phoenix hospital.
The waves of a microwave oven can travel up to 12 cm, so it is harmful for a pregnant woman to stand near a microwave oven, especially if it is old and damaged, she says.


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Oh, this is helpful. Thanks for sharing this one. I mean, I'm not afraid using the microwave now that I'm pregnant but it helps too to be extra careful.
 
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