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Floatation tanks in pregnancy

(4 Posts)
Plateofcrumbs Tue 13-May-14 14:37:29

Anyone tried a floatation tank whilst pregnant, if so how was it?

Also I'm being a bit stupid here, but why does advice about not lying on your back not apply to floating?

twiglet2 Tue 13-May-14 15:42:08

I went to one of these when not pregnant and it was wonderful, the most relaxing thing I have ever done and I felt amazing when I came out.

I thought about booking one for my sister in law when she was pregnant but never got round to it. Everything I read said it was fine for pregnant ladies and you are fully supported by the water.

Plateofcrumbs Tue 13-May-14 15:47:33

I've been to one when non-pregnant too and really liked it.

They do seem to be recommended for pregnant women, I just don't really get why lying flat in them isn't a problem.

GingerRodgers Tue 13-May-14 16:19:12

The weight of the baby in later stages can compress things making blood flow slower but in a flotation tank I don't think this would happen.

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