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Natural bath in magnesium salt safe during pregnancy?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
I don't see a problm: I can't see any evidence that this material would leach into your body & bother baby. I wouldn't drink any unless you want to get the runs.
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: It is safe and possibly even beneficial.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Epsom Salt: (magnesium sulfate) is the major ingredient in bath salts, and is also safe when properly taken by mouth as a laxative, or even as injection in some cases such as eclampsia.

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Last updated Aug 31, 2013

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