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Herbal Extracts Topical During Pregnancy
Is it safe to use Herbal Essences shampoo and conditioner with chamomile,aloe Vera and Passion flower extracts during pregnancy ?
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
Careful: There are probably at least a dozen. The one i can name off the top of my head is raspberry leaf tea.. Be very cautious about this. Medications are derived from plants so herbal teas can have impact. Research each herbal tea on a reliable botanical website. ...Read more
Probably, however...: In one study of 206 women who took echinacea during pregnancy there was no evidence that it was hazardous, but i recommend avoiding all herbs and medicines if possible during the first trimester if possible to err on the side of caution. The safest treatment i know of during the first trimester is homeopathic medicine. See comment for more info. ...Read more
I had serious problems with liver during pregnancy.Can I take any herbal medicine now when I am pregnant?
Talk to OB: You should discuss this with your obstetrician. Many factors go into the decision. ...Read more
Hello doctor, i'm 17 weeks pregnant, i wanted to know if herbal life shake mix & protein powder is safe during pregnancy?
Should be fine: However, talk to your ob/gyn to discuss further. ...Read more
Scientists have discovered any safe diet pills or herbal substitutes that are safe to use in pregnancy?
No: There are no medications or supplements studied in pregnancy because of the potential risks. A drug or supplement that has been proven safe in pregancy would be studied in pregnant women, because of potential risks there are none. The fda rates drugs for risk in pregnancy, a would be proven safe, there are none, b is probably safe, it goes down to x, causes birth defects or fetal loss. ...Read more
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