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are wine coolers okay for pregnant women

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It is not known how much alcohol is necessary to cause fetal alcohol syndrome. The safest route is to avoid all alcohol during pregnancy.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
It is: Tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength is the safest medication in pregnancy. You do not want to use triptan medications like imitrex.
Dr. Michael Stern
48 years experience Dentistry
Check with your OB: You should check with your OB unless you already have a meds safe list. Tylenol (acetaminophen) normally is considered safe during pregnancy, but i a ... Read More
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Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low carb/low sugar: A diet low in sugar and carbs will minimize weight gain and the size of the baby. It will also decrease the risk of gestational diabetes.
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Childbirth classes: Call your hospital and ask about childbirth classes. This is a good way to meet women in your shoes. Also cal the la leche league.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
20 years experience Pediatric Urology
Yes: Absolutely! have fun. Just don't slip!
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
N-acetylcysteine is.: The glutathione precursor n-acetyl-cysteine is class b (i.e. Safe) in pregnancy and lactation. It is administered in cases of tylenol (acetaminophen) ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
Antiparasitic Meds: Toxoplasmosis is caused by a parasite, and as such, is treated during pregnancy with anti-parasitic medication. Pyrimethamine is one option; if one i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not true: It isn't contraindicated but the usefulness of this drug is pregnancy is very limited and there are alternatives. It is used in small amounts during p ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
U should not be 42 : Weeks! i never let my pts go that far- u need to be induced asap, the ideal time to deliver is 39-40 weeks- studies show baby has the least chance of ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible infection: Unless the cause of the fever (the flu for instance) is obvious, when you are pregnant it is particularly important that you be checked and the cause ... Read More
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