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Can Taking Laxatives While Pregnant Affect The Baby
No: Hydrocodone is safe to take in pregnancy. Of course, you should only take it for the least amount of time necessary to control your pain. It is not associated with birth defects but chronic, long-term use may put the baby at risk for narcotic associated issues at birth, including respiratory depression. ...Read more
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
Possibly: There is literature linking the use of cocaine during pregnancy to ADHD and other disorders in which Dopamine levels are low in children. However, it has also been shown that continued use of drugs by mothers results in them not being emotionally available to their children that may cause behaviors that appear like ADHD. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can estrogen in cocps actually harm my baby if taken while breastfeeding? Or will it just reduce supply? How soon after birth can I start taking it?
COCPS and breastmilk: Cocps are safe for use while breastfeeding, however they do reduce breastmilk supply. Best to start cocps 6-8 weeks after delivery so you can establish breastfeeding. Progestin only oral contraceptives will have less effect on milk supply . Breastfeeding online has a great website about breastfeeding and medication: http://breastfeedingonline.Com/meds.Shtml#sthash.Y4c00jvc.Dpbs. ...Read more
Not recommended: Irritating laxatives (Ex-Lax, for example) aren't recommended in pregnancy because they can cause uterine contractions. What is generally recommended are stool softeners such as Docusate Sodium and Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pregnancy & Med's.: Many medications are risky or contraindicated in pregnancy. The list is quite extensive. If any medications are prescribed, close monitoring is a must, as well as thorough discussions of beneficial as well as possible risks, along with review of risks of coming off of the medications when plan pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Danazol: 1st, why r u on this? Do u have hereditary angioedema? If so, you need to sit down with ur allergist to inform them of pregnancy desire and consider alternative therapy. You also need to discuss this at length with your ob/gyn specialist before proceeding further. This is not a medication to play around with while getting pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: This is a common ingredient in most vitamins. If you're taking additional doses of it, it should be under a physician's advice/care, but it's a normal component of prenatal and multivitamins. ...Read more
Yes: Constipation is a frequent complaint during pregnancy. Occasional laxative use is safe for relief of this common symptom. It is best not to become reliant on laxatives, and adequate exercise, water and fiber are very helpful. Increase fiber gradually to minimize bloating. Ask your provider which laxatives they have found to be best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
During the 7 days that you're taking "sugar" pills on birth control, does that make the pills ineffective, or can you get pregnant?
If I start taking birth control while on my period, will it negatively affect me? will it be ineffective?
Can taking diet pills while trying to get pregnant or in early pregnancy cause harm to the baby, or cause problems trying to concive?
Yes: Whenever you are actually trying to get pregnant, it is important not to take any medication (over-the-counter or prescription) without checking with your doctor. Some very common medicines can have adverse affects during pregnancy. It is better to be safe and avoid unnecessary medications at this time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will taking birth control pills affect the ability to get pregnant in the future once I'm not taking them anymore?
R U dizzy: Inhalation of hydrocarbons (sniffing gas fumes) would potentially cause harm only if you are feeling symptoms from it. If you are feeling light headed or dizzy form the fumes, then it may be affecting the oxygen amounts in your blood, which gets transmitted to the baby. Luckily, baby inside you lives in a low oxygen environment, so you would really need to harm yourself before it would affect baby. ...Read more
Is it safe to drink ballerina tea at 34 weeks preg? Contains senna and can cause extra bowel movements. Will it harm baby or cause labor?
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