Will having no heat affect the baby? I'm 30 weeks, and I haven't had heat at all for this winter, due to my landlord just being a pos. Since it's been cold I've been getting really bad headaches, and today I started having stomach pains, and i'm not sure if I should go to the hospital. I know I should move, but I can't afford it right now. Most of the time it isn't that cold in my room, because I have a space heater but the rest of my house unbearable and I just want to know if even walking on the cold floor is harming the baby. I'd say it's probably 30° out there
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I've been in your shoes but I wasn't pregnant at the time. If you feel something's wrong go and get checked out. Better safe than sorry. I'm not really sure but I don't think not having heat will affect your baby. Just make sure you bundle up when you're not near the space heater. We weren't fortunate enough to afford a space heater. Talk about cold! I slept under a mountain of blankets, doubled up on socks, leggings with sweats over them. A hoodie and long sleeved  shirts. I even slept with mittens on at one point. Anything to stay warm.  As far as your pos landlord goes.. You should do some research and see what can be done for his negligent behavior. As a land lord he is required to make sure the home is suitable for living. Saying a little prayer for you dear. I hope something gets done about your heat.
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Where I'm from its against the law for the gas company to cut off the heat during the winter..But if you feel as though something isn't right go to the hospital just to make sure you and your baby is okay :)
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