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#1 karin

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Posted 24 April 2004 - 03:51 PM

Hello,


I was just wondering if there's any danger to the fetus at any
stage of the pregnancy.

I work in the dental field and take x-rays as well as develop
them. Our developer is an automatic one and there are
x-ray machines in every operatory, sometimes the units
are left on, however, when I enter the room I usually turn them
off. We also have computor terminals all over the office, I heard
all of this can be harmful.

If this is correct can you inform me what I can do in the work
place to protect myself and my pregnancy or should I even really
worry about it this much. No one knows that I'm pregnant and would
like to keep it this way until I'm ready to share the news.

At this point I'm 5w1d.

Thanks

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Posted 26 April 2004 - 11:44 AM

Hi Karin,

I couldn't help but to jump in!!!!! You are pregnant!!!! That is awesome!!!!!

Nat

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Posted 26 April 2004 - 12:58 PM

Hello,


I was just wondering if there's any danger to the fetus at any
stage of the pregnancy.

I work in the dental field and take x-rays as well as develop
them. Our developer is an automatic one and there are
x-ray machines in every operatory, sometimes the units
are left on, however, when I enter the room I usually turn them
off. We also have computor terminals all over the office, I heard
all of this can be harmful.

If this is correct can you inform me what I can do in the work
place to protect myself and my pregnancy or should I even really
worry about it this much. No one knows that I'm pregnant and would
like to keep it this way until I'm ready to share the news.

At this point I'm 5w1d.

Thanks

Dear Karin,


As long as you follow all of the standard health and safety guidelines when using this machinery you will be OK. You should also raise this matter with your employer if you are concerned.

Don't forget to consider cord blood storage (www.cellsforlife.com)

Good luck!

Peter
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