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Doctor insights on: Is It Ok To Smoke A Couple Cigarettes A Day While Pregnant

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Dr. Austina Cho
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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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Is it ok to smoke marijuana 2weeks after a concussion?

Is it ok to smoke marijuana 2weeks after a concussion?

No: I rarely ever endorse marijuana use. There are a few medicinal uses including for chronic pain, but this is prescribed only in very special and highly controlled circumstances. Marijuana use during concussion recovery is an especially poor idea. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink a cappachino and a coke each day while pregnant?

Is it ok to drink a cappachino and a coke each day while pregnant?

It is recommended: That caffiene use be avoided or minimal while pregnant. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a couple of drinks while pregnant?

No: There is no line of distinction as to how much alcohol is harmful in pregnancy, so we generally recommend avoiding alcohol. ...Read more

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Is it okay to smoke a cigarette thats been soaked in baby oil?

Is it okay to smoke a cigarette thats been soaked in baby oil?

No no no: Bad idea . It is not ok to smoke anything . Nothing . Nada. But educate me here. What is the reason one would even consider doing this? ...Read more

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I have an angiogram in a couple of weeks, is it safe to smoke marijuana a few days before?

I have an angiogram in a couple of weeks, is it safe to smoke marijuana a few days before?

Shouldn't affect BUT: If you're having an angiogram & > 40 years old my guess is a doctor thinks you may've an obstruction of a blood vessel, perhaps your neck, perhaps your leg, etc. We know that smoking ANYTHING, cigarettes, MJ's, or cigars, increases the risk of arterial plaque (GUNK) so while smoking won't DIRECTLY affect the test result in 3 days it may be one reason WHY you're having the test. Think about it. GL ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink one cup of coffee a day while trying to conceive?

Is it ok to drink one cup of coffee a day while trying to conceive?

For sure, yes: No study ever suggested a problem with limited caffeine use - tea, coffee, coke, etc.... - while trying to get pregnant. Do try to limit to one per day and you should be fine in that department. ...Read more

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It is bad to smell rubbing alcohol while pregnant if you smell it a few times a week?

It is bad to smell rubbing alcohol while pregnant if you smell it a few times a week?

Bad: Pregnant or not purposely smelling rubbing alcohol is bad. It is doubly bad when pregnant. Why do you do it? For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a cigarette once in a while when pregnant?

Is it safe to have a cigarette once in a while when pregnant?

Please don't smoke.: Tobacco smoke is never considered safe for the smoker, for the fetus, for the newborn or other children, for anyone nearby. Kids need healthy lungs and healthy parents: http://www.Cdc.Gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/tobacco_related_mortality/index.Htm#women. ...Read more

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What if i smoke one cigarette a day after a feeding will it affect my breastmilk the next feeding?

What if i smoke one cigarette a day after a feeding will it affect my breastmilk the next feeding?

Not really: Tendinitis in the achilles may be acute or chronic and may or may not cause weakness of the tendon itself. If you have an area of the tendon that appears to have a "lump" or if you have had tendinitis for more than 6 months you do have a higher probability of a rupture, especially if you are very active. If you are concerned, an examination by a sports medicine specialist may be helpful. ...Read more

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Is it okay to smoke one cigarette a month at most?

Is it okay to smoke one cigarette a month at most?

A reasonable risk?: A lot of people have avoided the serious complications of smoking tobacco. Less use does mean less risk! It is as simple as that. The risk of one cigarette per month is mostly social/cultural in nature but the real risk because of how addictive smoking is that it could readily progress to more. Of course, if one has respiratory illnesses etc. even one cigarette might aggravate symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it ok to for me to drink one cup of coffee a day while I am pregnant.?

Is it ok to for me to drink one cup of coffee a day while I am pregnant.?

Moderation: Nothing has ever shown a moderate amount of caffeine is harmful. Don't overdo anything, and you should be fine. However, no amount of alcohol or smoking is considered safe.... ...Read more

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Is it ok to have a cappuccino while 5 months pregnant?

Is it ok to have a cappuccino while 5 months pregnant?

Not recommended: Caffiene is not recommended in pregnancy or with breast feeding. It is not contraindicated but not great to have that much of a stimulant. ...Read more

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Is it ok to hold ur per for a long time while pregnant?

Is it ok to hold ur per for a long time while pregnant?

Not good idea: It will make you feel even more uncomfortable, and can increase your risk of bladder infection, since the frequent voiding helps clear the urethra, which in later pregnancy can be compromised. ...Read more

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It's it okay for a pregnant women to breath in rubber smoke??

It's it okay for a pregnant women to breath in rubber smoke??

Probably not: as it is not known what chemical compounds are in the smoke it would be unwise to subject yourself or an unborn baby to the rubber smoke. ...Read more

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I smoke weed 2times a day is it good?

I smoke weed 2times a day is it good?

Don't recommend: There are many possible adverse psychological effects from cannabis use. ...Read more

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Is it okay if I drink a cappacuino every once in awhile while i'm pregnant?

Is it okay if I drink a cappacuino every once in awhile while i'm pregnant?

Yes: A small allotment of caffeine is fine, like a regular cup of coffee or a can of soda. Skip the super vente and the thirst buster. ...Read more