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Does Chlorinated Pool While Pregnant Cause Harm To Baby
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
Is it safe to drink tap water while pregnant? Will it harm the baby ? Will it effect fetal development in any way? Is bottle water better to drink?
Tap water is fine: In the United States -- every community, every state -- tap water is entirely safe, in both pregnant and non-pregnant persons. Many people prefer bottled water, but the only rational reason is taste: if you like it better and can afford it, use bottled water. But assuming no special contamination issue -- which the health department and media would publicize -- tap water is entirely safe. ...Read more
Does using bug sprays right before pregnancy potentially harm sperm & egg and harm the fetus? Heard it may cause brain cancer to unborn baby. Thanks!
No: It is unlikely to remain in your system very long after exposure. Some bug sprays are considered unsafe in pregnancy, but the risks are low. What is more, certain insect-born illnesses are potentially more harmful, so you'll have to weigh your risks and benefits based on your location. I usually recommend deet-free bug sprays. ...Read more
Is it okay to be in cold water while pregnant ? Like pools playing with the hose water guns etc? Does cold water effect the baby ? Do it cause harm
Harmful: Unborn babies are still developing & are more easily hurt by chemicals. The negative effects of k2, spice, etc seen in teens can include: heart attacks, hypertension, confusion, tachycardia, more. They may leave metal residues in people too. The effects in unborn babies will undoubtedly be worse. Please don't use these while pregnant & talk to your doctor if you have or need help stopping. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many ways: Cannabis is one of those drugs that produce problems for babies however they are exposed.It is transferred in breast milk & can produce sedation, weakness & poor feeding.It can drop milk production for mom. Long them head growth in baby is impaired but the effect on development is unknown. Smoking itself increases risk of crib death & frequency of infections. You give this up to be a mom. ...Read more
Wait till the 2nd: Trimester.Make sure it's done in a well-ventilated area & that your hair is rinsed thoroughly after application of the most natural dyes possible. Highlighting has less risk for absorption through the skin than overall dyeing, but not through inhalation of peroxide or dyes. Wear gloves if you touch the chemicals yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: These are simple chemicals, the same as those of which the body is made. There's no danger to Baby. ...Read more
Is Metamucil safe in third trimester? Does it prevent nutrients from getting to fetus? How does it actually work and any precautions while taking it?
Is it safe to take caffeine free water pills while i'm breastfeeding? Will it harm my baby in any way?
Ask your pediatric: Doc, i would not recommend it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Generally safe: Occasional use of mild dilating eye drops, such as tropicamide for the purpose of ocular examination, should be safe for the baby during pregnancy. To limit the absorption into your circulation, close your eyes for a while after the drops are placed and wipe away any excess. Some people, especially when young, can have a full examination of the retina without dilation also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes!: Gasoline can be a health hazard if you inhale concentrated fumes for too long or get it on your skin. Symptoms of overexposure to gas vapors include: respiratory problems-coughing and trouble breathing; rash-skin contact with gasoline; irritation/burning in the eyes from gas splashes; dizziness; weakness, numbness in arms and legs, or burning sensation; rapid heart rate; nausea/vomiting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long would it be considered 'safe' to hold urine while pregnant? Esp. when I'm away from home. Do I increase developing incontinence or harm baby?
Know when to hold'em: "You have to know when to hold it and know when to fold it" When pregnant it is never a good idea to hold your urine for extended periods of time. (more than 2 hours). The full bladder will push against the uterus in the 2nd an d3rd trimesters and urinary tract infections become more common. Bladder emptying is more likely to be incomplete in late pregnancy especially when full with UTI risk. ...Read more
Accidentally swallowing salt water while gargling while 35weeks pregnant ! Is my baby okay? Can the salt water harm my baby? Should I be concerned ?
It is ok: Swallowing salt water probably tasted terrible but it is not going to cause any harm. ...Read more
Does Holding your breath (swimming) during pregnancy harm the baby ? Does it stop oxygen supply to the baby? Is it ok to hold ur breath?
No: swimmimg in a pool is fineGet a more detailed answer ›
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