Is Scuba Diving Safe While Pregnant

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Pregnant Scuba DivingMany people argue about the safety of diving when pregnant women, many say it’s okay, but every parents and pregnant women in particular is expecting their child to be born later in a healthy and normal condition. Therefore many women are very worried and doubting the safety of the fetus when scuba diving.

In science of medicine, some obstetricians conclude when pregnant women do scuba diving and are at a certain depth then the air pressure will inhibit the circulation of oxygen to the fetus, this can lead to organ damage of the baby. Therefore many obstetricians advise not to do scuba diving when a woman is pregnant, to reduce the risk of fetal safety.

We noted from www.splashdive.com there are some experiences about the condition of pregnant women who do scuba diving. Yes indeed sometimes a matter of debate needs verification to take a conclusion, let alone it concerns health and human life.

Here is told that there are 2 pregnant women who do scuba diving, the first mother gave birth to a normal and healthy child. While the mother who gave birth to children who have heart defects. From these two things can be concluded that the risk of diving for pregnant women is very high.

From these conclusions, Divers Alert Network (AND) advises all pregnant women not to scuba diving until their baby is born.