Doctor insights on:
Are Fireworks Bad For Pregnant Women
Minimal toxicity: While concentrated fireworks smoke is likely to be harmful, these are ignited out of doors and are quickly diluted by the atmosphere and wind. It is highly unlikely that you would inhale enough to harm either yourself or your developing baby. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Unlikely harm: While concentrated fireworks smoke is likely to be harmful, these are ignited out of doors and are quickly diluted by the atmosphere and wind. It is highly unlikely that you would inhale enough to harm either yourself or your developing baby. If you are close enough to get symptoms, then you are more at risk from the explosion itself. ...Read more
Active ingedients are Vit B and C--neither of which is bad!
Indulge! ...Read more
Caution: To use topically or ingest. Either way I would avoid the product. ...Read more
Is secondhand marijuana smoke extremely bad for pregnant women to be around? What are the causes of secondhand marijuana smoke around newborn babies?
In a way, yes: Some of the toxins inhaled from the smoke will enter your blood and travel through the umbilical cord to baby. It is well documented that the newborn affected by marijuana smoke will have a smaller skull volume & the question of related learning problems has conflicting findings. Your best approach to any such exposure is to avoid them at any stage of pregnancy. ...Read more
It is up to her.: I personally don't like some types of movies - so whether pregnant or not, I avoid watching things that are unduly upsetting. ...Read more
Direct x-ray: Radiation to the pelvis or body parts adjacent to the pelvis could potentially harm the developing fetus, and should be avoided if possible. X-rays of body parts remote from the pelvis (e.g. finger x-ray, mammogram, Head CT) result in no internal or external scatter radiation to the fetus, and therefor will have no effect on the pregnancy. ...Read more
Ok, this a shrink: Answering your question. Others may not agree but I don't think getting hyper ; terrified is particularly good for anyone. Why upset yourself- especially if you are pregnant? I found myself more emotional and upset by gross things when I was pregnant. ...Read more
No: No. This should not cause any problems in your scenario. ...Read more
Not ideal but always fun!
no harm in moderation. ...Read more
Its ok: Eating an unripe mango is of no consequence to a pregnant woman, just wash it well before eating! ...Read more
Lamictal: Your doc will review risk with you. ...Read more
No: No- but tell them you are pregnant and request hand search if worried. ...Read more
Yes: Aspartame causes what is known as excitotoxicity in brain and nevous system. Don't use it! ...Read more
Can a 30 min bumpy car ride for a pregnant woman be bad? As in would it possibly cause the onset of labor due to bumpiness?
Premature labour: Extremely unlikely that a bumpy car ride could precipitate premature labour. ...Read more