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Can Taking Birth Control While Pregnant Cause Fetal Harm
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
Mostly not: Mostly it should not but consult with your ob ...Read more
I just found out i was two weeks pregnant and was taking birth control but i stop taking them after i found out. Did the birth control harm the baby?
When i found out i was pregnant i was nearly two weeks and was taking birth control. I stop taking them afterwards did it harm the baby in any way.?
Unlikely: Surprise births due to contraceptive failures are common, you are not alone. Even if you take your pills regularly its only 99% effective and if you forget once in a while..Well effectiveness decreases further. There should not be a problem with your baby, enjoy the ride and don't worry. Take good prenatal care, make sure your nutrition is good and balanced rich in proteins, don't forget exercise. ...Read more
If you don't know your pregnant and you still take tri sprintec birth control the first few weeks could it harm your child?
What happens if you don't know you are pregnant and you continue to take birth control till you find out? Will it harm the baby?
Just don't see it. : A 2009 study suggested an association between the use of birth control pills during the time of conception and an increased risk of low birth weight or preterm delivery. Also, older research suggested that use of certain birth control pills during pregnancy could pose a risk of developmental problems with a female baby's sexual organs, but we just don't see it. Stop them as soon as you know. ...Read more
I think i might be pregnant but only around 3-4 weeks. I have been taking my birth control pills. Could this have harmed the baby in any way?
No: If you've missed any pills, they may not be as effective. You should be taking prenatal vitamins. Do a pregnancy test, stop the pills and use backup birth control. See your doctor. There is no evidence that taking the pill in early pregnancy increases the risks of birth defects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've read that long, hot showers can cause birth defects due to temp ^. I've had many of those on my 6w4d pregnancy. Am i harming my fetus? Scared...
PREGNANCY: No, you are not harming the baby with hot showers. Relax and good luck ! ...Read more
Low: I found some information that is copied as a link here that says that the risk is very low and that new evidence does not support the tie between antibiotics and increased risk of pregnancy except for on antibiotic- and not the one your are on :) http://www.drugs.com/article/antibiotics-and-birth-control.html ...Read more
Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
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