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Can Taking Birth Control While Pregnant Cause Fetal Harm
Contraception is also known as Birth control. 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
Mostly not: Mostly it should not but consult with your ob ...Read more
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
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?
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
If you don't know your pregnant and you still take tri sprintec birth control the first few weeks could it harm your child?
Pregnant an toke too Advil an one birth control pill want to have a miscarriage was stress out wnt to no if i harm the baby im 3week pregnan?
Unlikely an issue: The medications you noted as a single exposure are unlikely to result in any problems with the baby. The advil is considered safe in early pregnancy. The hormone pill can produce problems but the brief exposure and timing at 3 wks makes this unlikely.I wold meet with your pcp or a counselor and talk through your feelings on the issue.Good luck. ...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
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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