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At how many weeks is it safe to have a prenatal massage?

At how many weeks is it safe to have a prenatal massage?

12 weeks: Most massage therapists won't touch a pregnant woman until after her first trimester because this is the riskiest time for miscarriage. Once you are passed week 12 you should no longer lie on your stomach unless your therapist has a pregnancy pillow or table. If you lie on your back you should have a small pillow or towel under your hip/back. No deep tissue massages. ...Read more

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At how many weeks is it safe for a newborn to come outside?

At how many weeks is it safe for a newborn to come outside?

Caution for 2mo: Babies are gifted with much of mom's immunity @ birth which provides some protection.They are also exposed to germs @ birth that may wait to cause problems for weeks, some of which cause serious illness. If baby develops a fever in the first 6-8 wks, they are often hospitalized for tests & rx.Keeping them away from sick people can help u avoid a hospital stay.Going out is fine in healthy settings. ...Read more

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How often you can do ultrasound during pregnancy?How safe it is for a baby?

How often you can do ultrasound during pregnancy?How safe it is for a baby?

Very Safe: A trained ultrasound tech will follow all necessary safeguards to make sure the fetus is not harmed. It would be rare to injure a known fetus. ...Read more

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Is it safe for someone to be pregnant and seeing there period at the same time?

Is it safe for someone to be pregnant and seeing there period at the same time?

Yes: But safety is not really the question. If you are pregnant than the bleeding cannot be a period, by definition. Some bleeding during pregnancy is actually not that unusual, but you should be checked in case you are miscarrying or it is otherwise not a normal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a massage once a week? What about deep tissue massage? How often should I get one in order to relieve tension & to stay relaxed?

Is it safe to get a massage once a week? What about deep tissue massage? How often should I get one in order to relieve tension & to stay relaxed?

Weekly massage: is ok as long as there are no contraindications such as disk problems, bruising, etc. Please check w/doc to make sure health is good for it. Circulation of lympathic fluid is a major benefit, greater than deep tissue in my opinion. Psychological relaxation is another benefit. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to get a massage when pregnant?

Is it safe for me to get a massage when pregnant?

Yes: If a woman had no problems with massage therapy before pregnancy, and felt more relaxed after a massage, then she should be fine getting similar massage therapy during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take .6 mg a day of colchicine for pericarditis for a month. Is it likely to to become toxic at that. I have been drinking more water.

Is it safe to take .6 mg a day of colchicine for pericarditis for a month. Is it likely to to become toxic at that. I have been drinking more water.

COLCHICINE: COLCHICINE IS SAFE AT LOW DOSES. WITH GOUT WE USE 1-2 TABS PER DAY FOR MONTHS WHILE ADDING LONG TERM THERAPY. WE MAY MAINTAIN THIS DOSE FOR MONTHS OR EVEN YEARS. ONE/DAY TO KEEP THINGS QUIET THEN 2/DAY IF A FLARE. GOUTY PATIENTS WHO HAVE BEEN ON COLCHICINE FOR YEARS ARE MORE SUBJECT TO MUSCLE AND/OR NERVE PROBLEMS. IT IS DANGEROUS IN PEOPLE WITH KIDNEY FAILURE SINCE YHERE IS NO ANTIDOTE. ...Read more

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How serious is kidney delation? How is it treated? Does it heal for good or life time pain? Does one with it be able to give birth to a healthy baby?

How serious is kidney delation? How is it treated? Does it heal for good or life time pain? Does one with it be able to give birth to a healthy baby?

?U mean dilatatation: Not a good adjective but likely is referring to kidney being swollen with urine which is known as hydronephrosis. This is most commonly related to some degree of obstruction past or present. Needs 2b treated if due to kidney stone. Mild dilatation, without significant obstruction is usually benign ; requires no treatment. Severe obstruction usually needs surgery.Thus, there is spectrum of severity. ...Read more

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When exactly do i ask for baby boy to be circumcised? After birth? Before? And is it very painful? how long does it take for it to heal? 1s tm mom

When exactly do i ask for baby boy to be circumcised? After birth? Before? And is it very painful?  how long does it take for it to heal? 1s tm mom

Depends: Many pediatricians expect to or cover the issue at a prenatal visit. Most use a local anesthetic, like that used to do stitches.That plus a little sugar water calms the kid. After the procedure they seem unconcerned. If done as a newborn it is usually healed in a week or so. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex after a miscarriage? How soon can I try to have a baby again? Should i still keep taking prenatal vitamins?

Is it safe to have sex after a miscarriage? How soon can I try to have a baby again? Should i still keep taking prenatal vitamins?

Sorry for your loss!: Sorry to hear about your miscarriage. How long to wait after the miscarriage to have sex depends somewhat on whether or not you required a d&c, so i would recommend talking to your obgyn. I typically recommend that patients have 1-2 normal cycles after miscarriage before trying to conceive again. If you are thinking of trying again soon, i would advise staying on prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take my baby to a rock gym? There is climbing chalk in the air? Is this safe if we go twice a week. Couple hours.

Is it ok to take my baby to a rock gym? There is climbing chalk in the air? Is this safe if we go twice a week. Couple hours.

Depends: How old is your baby? Even 1 hour straight of exercising would be too long for any child. And a rock gym is not an ideal playground for a small child. I wouldn't recommend. Ask a second opinion. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take oil of oregano a few days before trying to conceive? Can it cause birth defects? I recently read not to take it during pregnancy.

Is it safe to take oil of oregano a few days before trying to conceive? Can it cause birth defects? I recently read not to take it during pregnancy.

Why are u taking oil: Of oregano? I mean if you read it's not safe in pregnancy and u are trying to conceive then stop. I don't know if it's a problem or not but seems easy enough to get off your mind. If it provides some life saving mineral or enzyme then u can't stop but otherwise ... Just get on a pre-natal vitamin. Good luck. ...Read more

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At 6 weeks pregnant is it possible to have a baby bump or is just a pudge from me eating everything in site is it to early to have cravings?

At 6 weeks pregnant is it possible to have a baby bump or is just a pudge from me eating everything in site is it to early to have cravings?

Sorry, pudge: At six weeks' gestation, the baby is about the size of a lima bean.... So, don't try to excuse any bulging by blaming it on him/her. However, if you are worried that you are over-eating, you should talk to your OB early and get put on a close diet to reduce risk of gestational diabetes and excessive weight gain with pregnancy. ...Read more

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At how many weeks is it safe to have a prenatal massage?

12 weeks: Most massage therapists won't touch a pregnant woman until after her first trimester because this is the riskiest time for miscarriage. Once you are passed week 12 you should no longer lie on your stomach unless your therapist has a pregnancy pillow or table. If you lie on your back you should have a small pillow or towel under your hip/back. No deep tissue massages. ...Read more

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I found a prenatal with probiotics in there? Is that safe?

I found a prenatal with probiotics in there?  Is that safe?

Yes: Yes, it is generally safe to take probiotics in pregnancy along with prenatal vitamins. Make sure your product has been tested and actually delivers the number of colonies, etc advertised on the label. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of a prenatal massage therapist?

What are the benefits of a prenatal massage therapist?

Relaxation...: Any massage therapist can lead to you being more relaxed; which can be beneficial to both mom-to-be; and ease the burdens of the labor process. ...Read more

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Is taking expired prenatal vitamins safe?

No: It is never safe to take expired medication. In addition to any adverse effects, the ingredients probably are providing no benefit any longer. ...Read more

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How are prenatal massage therapists licensed?

How are prenatal massage therapists licensed?

Read below: Parental massage therapists are regular massage therapists that work with pregnant women primarily. They get their certification through their school and taking boards in their specialty. ...Read more

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Hello, i would like to inquire about vagina safe massage oils.?

Hello, i would like to inquire about vagina safe massage oils.?

Not recommended: the vagina has a microsystem full of microorganisms that maintain the pH and appropriate environment. The oils can disrupt the balance and cause infections. Best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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It is safe to massage the breast if have menstruation?

It is safe to massage the breast if have menstruation?

Perhaps: It is not necessarily unsafe for the breast to be massaged, but for many women this is a time of breast tenderness and discomfort. So, if you are the partner of a woman and try to massage her breasts during this time it could be unsafe for you! ...Read more

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Are frequent prenatal ultrasounds safe?

Are frequent prenatal ultrasounds safe?

Yes: Yes, definitely. Some women have fetuses that require lots of additional ultrasounds due to monitoring of abnormalities. These women and their unborn fetuses are not at any increased risk. Ultrasound is just that, soundwaves. They cannot harm the body. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a massage once a week? What about deep tissue massage? How often should I get one in order to relieve tension & to stay relaxed?

Weekly massage: is ok as long as there are no contraindications such as disk problems, bruising, etc. Please check w/doc to make sure health is good for it. Circulation of lympathic fluid is a major benefit, greater than deep tissue in my opinion. Psychological relaxation is another benefit. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is oral sex safe or unsafe.. on 4th Dec 2012 I am going to massage center for body massage. A old lady gave me body massage after 10min she start to s?

Is oral sex safe or unsafe.. on 4th Dec 2012 I am going to massage center for body massage. A old lady gave me body massage after 10min she start to s?

Depends: If you are not in a monogamous relationship, it's recommended to use oral condoms for oral sex, doesn't matter if you are the giver or the recipient. Oral sex can cause STIs as well. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a shower after a massage?

Is it safe to have a shower after a massage?

Yes: Yes, watch for dizziness with the hot water, may try a seated shower chair to start with. May avoid the very hot water at first. ...Read more

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How safe is prenatal yoga class?

How safe is prenatal yoga class?

Yoga classes: These are considered safe. Prenatal Yoga will teach techniques (ujjayi) to enable you to breath deeply & to relax. This is calming & will help face the demands of labor & delivery. It works to maintain flexibility, muscle tone, balance & circulation. Poses used are safe & designed to have low joint impact. ...Read more

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