N/APosted on - 03/08/2012
A pregnant woman should not use frequently computers, because it could affect the baby inside.
How true radiation could cause such disease and how much a laptop, desktop and any devices have this?
How true that computer or technology can cause deadly disease like cancer?
Although their have been some speculations about the effects of computer radiation on pregnant women, there is no evidence that low levels of radiation could cause problems for the unborn baby.
The Health Physics Society states in an article regarding radiation on pregnant women: "Regulations of the US Department of Health and Human Services require manufacturers to test computer monitor emissions for radiation and to label them attesting to the fact that they have been found to meet the standards of Title 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations. You should be able to find this label on the rear of the computer monitor or the computer processor. Health studies of pregnant women who work with VDTs* have not found harmful effects on the women or on their children. Heavy lead aprons or other shields are not considered necessary for units that meet the x-ray emission standards of 21 CFR. Such shields may actually be counterproductive from an ergonomic point of view."
*Video Display Terminals
However, sitting in front of the computer all day can strain your eyes, cause back pain, and make varicose veins worse. So be sure to take frequent breaks, walk around, and stretch your legs during the day.