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Is chamomile safe while pregnant

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, : regular tea and herbal tea is generally safe, stick to name brands.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: In usual amounts, not in excess. I can not recall any contraindications. If in doubt, please check with your ob/gyn.
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: No problem, in moderation, as always.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Tea & pregnancy: It is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary (in large amounts), hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, o ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Chamomile tea: Use of chamomile tinctures or extract is not recommended in pregnancy -- but this is much stronger than drinking it in dilute tea form. Drinking cham ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Actually: Chamomile is not recommended during pregnancy. Acupuncture can be a safe approach to becoming centered and grounded.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Why?: Why would you want to take anything when you're pregnant, especially when you don't know what's in the supplement you're ingesting. Play it safe, don' ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Shampoo will not be absorbed into your body to affect the baby.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Likely OK: This herb has not been rigorously tested in pregnant women. Some believe it would be wise to avoid any active herbal during the first trimester. How ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
31 years experience Pediatrics
Unclear: Not well studied. Small amounts are probably fine, but if you look it up, it says "avoid during pregnancy". I'd discuss it with your OB.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
It is OK: I'm not aware of any chamomile teas that are unsafe. If you want to drink chamomile that's fine. For more information bring up your concerns with your ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Yes you can: Chamomile tea is actually recommended as a mild calmative and digestive aid. Congratulations!
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Both are safe. Brew the green tea for less than three minutes to minimize the caffeine content. Hope this helps!

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