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Biotin safe while trying to conceive?

Biotin safe while trying to conceive?

Biotin: Biotin is a water-soluble B complex vitamin and is believed to be quite safe in women who are trying to conceive and during pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Serena Chen
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Trying To Conceive (Definition)

Trying to conceive means trying to get pregnant. Patients understand that the best to conceive is when the women is in the middle of her cycle day 12 to day 14 (with the first day of your ...Read more


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Having hair loss & unhealthy skin. Would I take b12, biotin, fe &folic a. As am trying also to conceive or better take dietary supplement only. Or both?

Having hair loss & unhealthy skin. Would I take b12, biotin, fe &folic a. As am trying also to conceive or better take dietary supplement only. Or both?

Take prenatal vits: If you are trying to get pregnant, take prenatal vits that contain all the above. Good balanced diet is always healthy and beenficial. ...Read more

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Do calc ascorbate 150mg, niacin 40mg, biotin 600mcg, magnesium 225mg, potassium 6mg, zinc 15mg, manganese, inositol, and PABA 10mg good when I'm TTC?

Do calc ascorbate 150mg, niacin 40mg, biotin 600mcg, magnesium 225mg, potassium 6mg, zinc 15mg, manganese, inositol, and PABA 10mg good when I'm TTC?

Unknown. Go natural.: Unless there are specific deficiencies in a woman, going natural is safest. It is not known what happens when a woman takes various drugs or chemicals, nor what is actually in various tablets or potions sold in stores or online. Eating a natural, balanced, healthy diet is safest (one can choose Organic foods if one feels Organic is safer). One can take a trusted brand of a daily prenatal vitamin. ...Read more

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Is zzzquil safe while trying to conceive?

Is zzzquil safe while trying to conceive?

Possibly: Zzzquil is Diphenhydramine 50mg, more commonly known by its other brand name, Benadryl (also in tylenol (acetaminophen) pm, many others). While it is pregnancy class b, it is not recommended during the third trimester of pregnancy. There is no direct information about conception, but it has a drying side effect. ...Read more

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Is Excedrin migraine safe while trying to conceive (currently ovulating but couldn't be to implantation stage yet).

Is Excedrin migraine safe while trying to conceive (currently ovulating but couldn't be to implantation stage yet).

Pregnancy: Excedrin Migraine has aspirin, caffeine, and acetaminophen. Aspirin is unsafe to the fetus. There are concerns about caffeine as well. Acetaminophen (the active ingredient in Tylenol) is safe in pregnancy. You may not know exactly when you have conceived, so it is best to avoid all medications, over the counter and prescription, unless you have spoken to your doctor and have gotten the ok. ...Read more

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Is cycling safe for a woman who's trying to conceive?

Is cycling safe for a woman who's trying to conceive?

Sure!: Cycling is a great form of exercise provided you take appropriate precautions for safety. It does not affect fertility in women although it does decrease male fertility when too vigorous and prolonged. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to jog while trying to conceive?

Is it safe to jog while trying to conceive?

Exercise is fine.: If you've been a jogger all along, it would be fine to continue jogging while trying to conceive. If you've never jogged before, however, now would be the wrong time to start as may tax your body too much. And don't jog too hard too long, as excessive exercise disrupts your body's hormonal milieu and may make it more difficult to conceive. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take medication when trying to conceive?

Is it safe to take medication when trying to conceive?

Yes: Some like tylenol (acetaminophen) are class a drugs and totally safe. Class b drugs are almost always safe as well. If you have a question about a specific drug, ask your doctor prior to conceiving. ...Read more

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Is there a safe lubricant to use when trying to conceive?

See answer: Ky jelly or medicated vaseline is safe in small amounts-used on the vaginal labia and or the penis to improve lubrication and penetration and is fine for trying to conceive. ...Read more

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I bought a halloween costume and it has the prop 65 warning. Is it safe to wear this if I am trying to conceive. How dangerous are these products?

I bought a halloween costume and it has the prop 65 warning. Is it safe to wear this if I am trying to conceive. How dangerous are these products?

Hard to tell: Living in california, the prop. 65 warnings (about products containing substances that can cause cancer or birth defects) are everywhere, all the time. Don't see how anyone can tell what amount of danger there is just from a prop. 65 warning label. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get an X-ray if I am trying to conceive?

Is it safe to get an X-ray if I am trying to conceive?

Yes: X-rays before pregnancy, so long as they are medically necessary, are safe. No worries. ...Read more

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Is flaxseed oil safe to take while trying to conceive?

Handle with care: Flaxseed oil is a good source of some healthy fats. It does not provide a compete omega profile as does a high quality fish oil. Flax oil is also more like to become rancid. Freshly ground flax seed is safer and is also a good source of fiber. Supplement for dha/epa fatty acids with fish oil. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go for walking in an average speed while iam trying to conceive?

Is it safe to go for walking in an average speed while iam trying to conceive?

Sure: It is safe for a normal healthy woman to run at any speed she wants to run at, while trying to get pregnant. As long as her menstrual cycles are regular, and she is at a good weight, and has good nutrition... she can run as fast as her feet will take her. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use power plates within the two week wait when trying to conceive? Does it ruin chances of conceiving?

Is it safe to use power plates within the two week wait when trying to conceive? Does it ruin chances of conceiving?

Yes, it will lessen: Your chances of conceiving. The jarring motion of the machine would make implantation less successful. God bless you! ...Read more

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I was prescribed 50mg Zoloft (sertraline) and I'm actively trying to conceive. Is it safe to take while trying to conceive?

I was prescribed 50mg Zoloft (sertraline) and I'm actively trying to conceive. Is it safe to take while trying to conceive?

It's safe, but...: Sertraline, like the other SSRI's are classified by the DEAE as safe antidepressants during pregnancy, meaning that the risk for prematurity, low birth weight, or birth defects are minimum. However, it doesn't mean nonexistent. Benefits and risks should always be considered. 50mg is a very low dose for Sertraline, talk to your Dr about real benefits. Safer to stop now or once you test positive. ...Read more

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I am trying to conceive and would like to know how to increase the amount of cervical mucus. Is fertile cm safe? If not please suggest ways.

I am trying to conceive and would like to know how to increase the amount of cervical mucus. Is fertile cm safe? If not please suggest ways.

Cervical mucous: Cervical mucous is under the control of your body's hormone production and no external products can change its' production. Some things about conception are simply not under the "users control". ...Read more

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I have lupus Is there any vitamin/pills I should take when trying to conceive & make sure my baby is healthy & safe from the meds I take for my lupus?

I have lupus Is there any vitamin/pills I should take when trying to conceive & make sure my baby is healthy & safe from the meds I take for my lupus?

Pregnancy with lupus: If you conceive, you need to follow up closely with your obstetrician and your rheumatologist throughout pregnancy, some lupus medicines would be modified, you will be taking regular vitamins and folic acid like all others, and the pediatrician should know / attend delivery, examine and observe baby in first 24-48 hours, wish you wellness and a healthy baby ...Read more

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Does rephresh gel mask or treat bv? Is it safe to use while trying to conceive?

Does rephresh gel mask or treat bv? Is it safe to use while trying to conceive?

Tricky question: Most research shows that antibiotics are required for treatment of bv. But there is also some research that shows that improving the ph in the vagina and taking oral probiotics may reverse early BV changes or perhaps lower risk of it's return. The company says that it's product is safe for sperm. But there are no studies published by them about this. ...Read more

Conception (Definition)

Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what ...Read more