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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 3 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
Late period,negative pregnancy test,on yasmin, (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)took plan B two weeks ago. No nausea in morning, on any other signs of pregnancy. Help?!
Hormone imbalance: It's probably related to taking the emergency contraception two weeks ago. It likely disrupted the hormones you were getting on the pill. You should dale should have protection against pregnancy, but you may have some abnormal bleeding for the following month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: My concern is that many women don't realize they are pregnant until after the embryo implants into the uterine wall. High doses of green tea may increase risk of miscarriage. ...Read more
If I take anti pregnancy pills 6 hours after taking antibiotics will my pills be effective to regulate my menstrual cycle?
I'm on levlen (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) ED can I take iron pills and magnesium all together with the contraceptive pill will i be covered from pregnancy?
Sure : You may take these together.Get a more detailed answer ›
I missed 3 weeks of active pills and taking placebo pills and no period yet could i be pregnant??
Ginger ale does.: A simple way to v nausea is w ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Aromatherapy: sweet orange (citrus sinensis), peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) are different citrus scents that can v nausea. ...Read more
My period is here early. And I'm on the birth control pills. Can taking folic acid and biotin affect it? And get pregnant?
Doubtful: It is unusual to get your period early, more than a day or two, when you are on birth control pills and taking them correctly. Taking folic acid should not influence this; biotin shouldn't either. If your question is, "Because I'm taking folic acid and biotin, is my period early and could that mean I am pregnant?", the answer is no. Continue pills as directed. ...Read more
Missed 3 low dose birthcontrol pills in a pack here and there, feeling very nauseous. Are these symptoms of pregnancy already?
Perhaps: be more caredulGet a more detailed answer ›
>5% risk.: Practical issues limit the efficacy of oral contraceptives to <95%, so be prepared for surprises. Iuds are a much safer option for most mutually monogamous couples, cost much less and are promptly removed when a pregnancy is desired without consequences. Remember that no contraceptive prevents all sexually transmitted infections. ...Read more
I read that fish oil pills will interact with birth control pills. Can fish oil pills make cryselle weaker & cause breakthrough bleeding or spotting?
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
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