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Ginger Pills And Pregnancy
What's in the pills?: Ginger is ok. But what is in the pills besides ginger? Not all companies take care to test or include ingredients considered safe for pregnancy. Even prescription pills can be counterfeit and include lead paint, floor wax, other toxins. Before taking new OTC pills, do searches for information about the company that makes them, show the bottle to your pharmacist or doctor, even check otis, reprotox. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more
No help: Taking prenatal vitamins is important to keeping your body full of the nutrients needed for the healthy development of a baby but not to increase your chances of getting pregnant. If you have been trying to get pregnant for at least one year without success, you should seek care with your personal physician to discuss your options as there are medications that can increase your chances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take my pill everyday, no pregnancies, every cycle is on time. This month isn't, but I've had a bad cold the past 3 days. Is this delaying my cycle?
Oral bc: no period: A bad cold will generally not affect your cycle, especially on bcp. Sometimes on long term oral bc therapy, the lining of the womb is so thin, that there is little to degenerate (bleed) when the "period" is supposed to happen. Just continue your oral bcp and your cycle will resume. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Congratulations!: I think you deserve a honorary MD for noticing developing anemia. Your wife should be seeing a OB GYN MD and taking prenatal iron and vitamins containing folic acid to develop a healthy infant. Make an appointment with the MD and go with her as a loving gesture as you do have a 50% interest in this "partnership". ...Read more
How much time does it take my body to get free from pregnancy pills? Itook them from october 2012 till february 2013 ?
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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