Pregnant? Change out of your wet swimsuit as soon as possible


Staying in damp clothes for a longer period of time increases chances of a urinary tract infection which isn't good for pregnant women. Photo: visualhunt.com

Pregnant women should change out of their swimsuits into something dry, after going to a swim, as soon as possible, say experts.

The German professional association of gynaecologists says that staying in damp clothes for a longer period of time increases chances of a urinary tract infection. Such an infection in turn significantly raises the risk of a woman giving birth too early.

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