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Does Remote Comtro Harm Pregnant
Food in Pregnancy: One of the biggest concerns during pregnancy is a bacteria called listeria that is often found in unpasteurized cheeses and spoiled foods. If you have symptoms you should go to your doctor immediately. Even if no symptoms, you should be getting routine obstetrical care and should discuss your eating the spoiled food. A useful resource is: http://www. Cdc. Gov/pregnancy/infections-listeria. Html. ...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
Avoid: In general if you think something might be harmful to a pregnant woman then don't do it. If you're describing the typical party trick to alter your voice then this is unlikely to do harm but one should not be depriving a pregnant woman of oxygen on purpose for any amount of time. ...Read more
Shouldn't B pbm: These anesthetics are well tolerated by baby & have little effect on them after birth. Most obstetricians like to have baby out within 15 minutes of putting you to sleep to limit their exposure to the inhaled medication. Longer times are linked with a less responsive baby at birth, but the medication is blown off by the lungs & doesn't stick around to cause problems. ...Read more
Doubt it: Occasional periods of stress affect any pregnant woman and as such your occasional melt down is buffered by the babies placenta & support structures. Baby will get to experience some of your stress hormones but that is not harmful on occasion. If you are under chronic stress & worry, you should share this with your doc's.They can help you & baby get through this. ...Read more
Had a fright while watching tv for a split second got quite scared. I'm pregnant can this cause harm to my baby?
No worries!: Being frightened should not impact the health of your baby. ...Read more
I have caught 2 colds so far while pregnant, and now I am getting sniffles again. Is this going to harm my baby?
No: Colds are generally caused by viruses that will not harm the baby. It should resolve within 7-10 days. ...Read more
I'm12weeks pregnant can it harm baby to lift something that weighs 4 kilograms? I was in a market buying some products to eat.
Doubtful: I have have taken care of kids of jazercise instructors that continued to teach class up to the week of delivery & never had any issues. I wouldn't advise lifting a 20kg bag of whatever because it would be awkward & strain your system. However, 4kg is unlikely to be an issue. ...Read more
I got really nervous and angry when my husband is going out clubbing and I satay home, I got mad, I am pregnant 15 weeks can it harm baby?
Hmmmm. . . .: I don't know about direct physiologic damage to your baby, but it seems you're stewing in a very painful situation with your husband. Have you talked with him about these issues of his continued clubbing, with a baby on the way? How it makes you feel? 9 months' pregnancy allows the 2 of you to solidify your relationship, so that your baby has a good foundation. Couple's counseling could help. ...Read more
I'm 6wks pregnant and I took nasalnex for the first and last time last night and forgot that it's a perscribed medicine. Is this any harm to my baby?
Not with one dose: The safety of this medicine for use during pregnancy has not been established. Only minimal amounts of the medicine pass into the bloodstream after using the nasal spray. However, the manufacturer states that this medicine is not recommended for use in pregnancy unless the potential benefit to the mother outweighs any risk to the developing baby. Seek medical advice from your doctor. ...Read more
No: It is ok for use.Get a more detailed answer ›