Quoting Love = Moco and Bubba:" You aren't supposed to take hot baths because your baby can't regulate its temperature so if you get ... [snip!] ... and the baby will boil (not literally lol but it does get much hotter for baby). Take a hot shower though, that is fine to do. "Thats not right. I was told to take hot baths to help my back as long as the water isnt to hot to burn your skin. The uterus will regulate the babys temp.