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Can I wear maternity belt wen I am 26 weeks pregnant? What is the use of it?

Can I wear maternity belt wen I am 26 weeks pregnant? What is the use of it?

Yes...: You can use the maternity belt to help support the belly from the effect of gravity...But make sure it is not too tight.. ...Read more

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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


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How deadly is rubella IgM virus for a 26 weeks pregnancy?

How deadly is rubella IgM virus for a 26 weeks pregnancy?

Confusing question: There is no Rubella IGM Virus that I know of.There is a common screening test for IGM antibody created after a rubella infection. If you have high IGM levels indicating a recent rubella infection, it is worrisome.Rubella during pregnancy can lead to injury to the eyes, ears and other organs.Babies can be born deaf, blind and with other defects. ...Read more

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What does it mean of short and long time use of dulcolax? Once a week I am taking it to relieve my constipation. I am 26 weeks pregnant now..

What does it mean of short and long time use of dulcolax? Once a week I am taking it to relieve my constipation. I am 26 weeks pregnant now..

Once a week: is quite reasonable. Making sure you have enough water intake and fiber intake and physical activity can help to make sure your bowels move regularly. It is not unusual for pregnant women to have some trouble with constipation. ...Read more

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My gums bled a lot today while flossing. I am 26 weeks pregnant. Is listerine mouthwash safe to use? It has alcohol.

My gums bled a lot today while flossing. I am 26 weeks pregnant. Is listerine mouthwash safe to use? It has alcohol.

Yes: As long as you are not swallowing it. Any mouthwash that is antibacterial is great for pregnancy gingivitis. Or if you're concerned you can get equally as effective results using warm salt water or a mix of 50/50 hydrogen peroxide with water. ...Read more

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I am 26 weeks pregnant and got a cold sore in my lips. Can I use abreva?

I am 26 weeks pregnant and got a cold sore in my lips. Can I use abreva?

Herpes simplex: Abreva (docosanol), is a topical cream to treat cold sores caused by herpes simplex 1 virus. The fda has listed abreva as category b, meaning it does not cause fetal defects in pregnant animals but there is insufficient human data to approve the drug for use during pregnancy. By its chemical structure and topical use it would probably be safe, but nobody has evidence. ...Read more

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26 weeks pregnant. Can I safely use Raid Ant baits for ants in my bathroom? Will ant baits hurt baby?

26 weeks pregnant. Can I safely use Raid Ant baits for ants in my bathroom? Will ant baits hurt baby?

I DONT RECOMMEND IT: I dont recommend the use of these sprays as there is possibility of toxicity and harm There has not been any studies about this spray in pregnancy As log as you stay away from it,it may be ok ...Read more