Not sure which electronic devices are safe to use while pregnant? Take this video-quiz to find out everything you need to know!
Do you know what electronic devices are safe during pregnancy? Take our quiz and find out. First question, is it safe to use a cell phone? [SOUND] The verdict is still out on whether radiation from your cell phone could harm you or your baby. Use it in moderation. Try using a landline when possible, and only use your cell when you get a strong signal, since that may reduce the radiation. Also, keep your phone away from your pregnant belly. Don't store it in a pocket, and hold your purse by its strap, rather than over your shoulder. Shoulder. Next question, is it safe to use a laptop? Experts agree that the heat from a laptop poses little threat to your growing baby. So feel free to type away. Just remember to take a break, staying stationary for long periods can strain your lower back and cause swelling in your feet and legs. Set a timer or use an app to remind you to walk around several minutes every hour. Finally, is it safe to use a microwave? While there's no medically proven risks to using a microwave, it's better to take precautions if you want to avoid radiation. Don't microwave plastic, because chemicals can seep into the food. [MUSIC] Ready for another pregnancy quiz? Check out parents.com/safeornot.