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Is it ok to travel without a companion if I am pregnant?

Is it ok to travel without a companion if I am pregnant?

Yes: The answer to this question is really "it depends..." there are so many factors involved at different stages in pregnancy with the presence/absence of other complications, as well as travel mode and destination that you need to discuss your trip plans with your doctor. ...Read more

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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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I might be pregnant if so 2 weeks, i was going to take a cleanser but it is not recommended for pregnant women. What should I do healthy femaled.

I might be pregnant if so 2 weeks, i was going to take a cleanser but it is not recommended for pregnant women. What should I do healthy femaled.

Take a test: If you are unsure if you are pregnant, take a pregnancy test, or see your doctor. It is not recommended to do a colon cleanse during pregnancy. Hold off until you know for sure if you are pregnant or not. ...Read more

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I am 29 weeks pregnant and would like to know if airborne is safe for me to take?

I am 29 weeks pregnant and would like to know if airborne is safe for me to take?

Airborne products: may contain Vitamin's A , C, E, B2, Magnesium, Zinc, selenium, Managnese,Lonicera , Forsythia, Schizonepeta, ginger, Chinese Vitex, Isatis ,Echinacea glutamine & lysine . This company has been sued for false advertising /claims that it's prodcts can prevent the flu, common cold and other infections. I don't recommend taking any unneccesary substances into the body during pregnancy.

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My wife and I have been trying to get pregnant. A trip to Africa just came up and we do not know if she is pregnant. Is it ok for her to take mefloquine?

My wife and I have been trying to get pregnant. A trip to Africa just came up and we do not know if she is pregnant. Is it ok for her to take mefloquine?

Antimalarials: Some antimalarial medications are considered safe to take during pregnancy. A pregnant woman is advised not to go to areas where malaria is quite prevalent. Your question would be best answered by an expert in public health and infectious diseases as well as by your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Is it okay to visit a day spa even if I am pregnant ?

Is it okay to visit a day spa even if I am pregnant ?

Sure: What are you going to be doing there? Do a reasonable level of activity. Remember as your pregnancy progresses your center of gravity changes and things which you used to do easily you may not be able to do. Don't try to be Superwoman! ...Read more

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Can you tell me, if I am on a diet is it okay if i eat after 6 pm?

Can you tell me, if I am on a diet is it okay if i eat after 6 pm?

She may: Depends on what else is going on and what type of counselor she is. Generally speaking confidentiality is protected provided you are not engaging in behaviors that pose an imminent risk to yourself or others. That is a judgement call made by the counselor. ...Read more

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I Wanna know even if I'm not having a period can I still get pregnancy and is it a OTC drug that I can't help to get pregnant I want a baby?

I Wanna know even if I'm not having a period can I still get pregnancy and is it a OTC drug that I can't help to get pregnant I want a baby?

Yes you can: You can get pregnant even if you are not having regular periods. However at age 21 you should be having periods and so you should go see an OBGYN who may be able to find out why you are not having periods and may help you with that. There is no OTC drug that you can use to help you get pregnant you will need to see and OBGYN and may be a reproductive specialist to help you get pregnant. ...Read more

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I am currently waiting to find out i'm pregnant i start the 9th every month I use it there is a little blood could i still be possibly pregnant?

I am currently waiting to find out i'm pregnant i start the 9th every month I use it there is a little blood could i still be possibly pregnant?

Preg test: Of course! get a upt but it's not even close to the 9th yet so it hasn't had time to turn positive, pregnancy test, that's a great invention, take it if u miss a period. ...Read more

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Is it safe to fly if we trying conceive? What if i got pregnant during our vacation. Will i be at high risk for MC for 1st trimester?

Is it safe to fly if we trying conceive? What if i got pregnant during our vacation. Will i be at high risk for MC for 1st trimester?

Generally safe: Flying is generally safe during the early stages of pregnancy. What flying in pregnancy can do is possibly increase your risk of blood clots due to prolonged sitting. I would suggest you stay active and things should be fine. ...Read more

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If I am now a heart patient is it good to travel by air?

If I am now a heart patient is it good to travel by air?

Air travel: It depends on what your heart problem is. If CHF or severe angina its not a good idea. If just some minor cardiac problem, its probably ok, you need to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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How likely is it I would still get withdrawal bleeding during my placebo week even if I am pregnant. Is this still a way to confirm I am not pregnant?

How likely is it I would still get withdrawal bleeding during my placebo week even if I am pregnant. Is this still a way to confirm I am not pregnant?

Probably not Prego: Hi, Thank you for your question. if you are having bleeding ON a birth control pill DURING your placebo week then you are most likely not pregnant. Do a pregnancy test still to be sure. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M ...Read more

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Am 40 weeks pregnant and want to know if its ok to have sex in a hospital? My age is 38

Am 40 weeks pregnant and want to know if its ok to have sex in a hospital? My age is 38

It : It is not clear to me from your question if you are the patient in the hospital, and if you are, i assume it is for a complication from your pregnancy. If so, then no, it would not be safe to have sex in a hospital. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go on a plane while pregnant? If yes until what month?

Is it safe to go on a plane while pregnant? If yes until what month?

Yes. last month.: Unless prohibited by your OB doc plane travel is safe up until near delivery. Airlines define this differently but generally about 1 month prior to delivery requires a permission slip. If you are a high risk pregnancy you should stay on the ground. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take it twice in one month? I'm not sure even if he did ejcaulate in me. I would rather be safe than sorry. Should I take it again?

Is it safe to take it twice in one month? I'm not sure even if he did ejcaulate in me. I would rather be safe than sorry. Should I take it again?

Are you asking about: emergency contraceptives? If that is the case, it may be taken again if there was another unprotected incidence of sexual intercourse. But, taking it twice for same event would not make sense. Please look into a sensable form of regular contraception. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it ok to travel without a companion if I am pregnant?

Yes: The answer to this question is really "it depends..." there are so many factors involved at different stages in pregnancy with the presence/absence of other complications, as well as travel mode and destination that you need to discuss your trip plans with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, i'm 18 weeks pregnant with my 2nd baby. I discovered yesterday that I have complete placenta previa, is it ok to travel? Thx

Hi, i'm 18 weeks pregnant with my 2nd baby. I discovered yesterday that I have complete placenta previa, is it ok to travel? Thx

Probably safe: As long as your prior pregnancy had no issues with an incompetent cervix (circlage), premi labor, etc. Travel in the near term would likely go well. Travel after 30 weeks or so would be more problematic. The closer you are to term the more likely you are to encounter problems & need an OB team that knows you well ready for an emergency surgical delivery. Check with your OB for specifics. ...Read more

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Is it ok to travel far distants 13 weeks pregnant if u have factor v and r considered high risk and has have pervious miscarriage?

Is it ok to travel far distants 13 weeks pregnant if u have factor v and r considered high risk and has have  pervious miscarriage?

Probably: Travel is not contraindicated in pregnancy but pregnant women are at higher risk for blood clots so sitting for long periods of time is not recommended. Ask your doctor regarding their thoughts on travel in your situation. ...Read more

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Is ok to travel in the 1st trimester of pregnancy?

Is ok to travel in the 1st trimester of pregnancy?

Yes, if necessary: Traveling in the first trimester is acceptable although not always ideal. In general, travel will be most comfortable in the first trimester given that your belly is still small in size. However, women should always understand that OB emergencies most often occur in the first trimester (miscarriage, bleeding, ectopic pregnancy). Knowledge of the closest emergency facility is paramount. ...Read more

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My daughter is 31 weeks pregnant. Is it safe for her to travel with a companion approx 5-6 hours in a car with plenty of breaks and stretching?

My daughter is 31 weeks pregnant. Is it safe for her to travel with a companion approx 5-6 hours in a car with plenty of breaks and stretching?

Yes: As long as there are no other complications with the pregnancy, car travel with frequent breaks is safe. It is important to stretch your legs during the trip, even if by plane, to prevent blood clots. Pregnant women are more prone to them because of the hormones and increased blood volume. ...Read more

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Are gooseberries ok while pregnant?

Are gooseberries ok while pregnant?

Yes: They're neither a superfood (there's no such thing) or a danger to your unborn child. Chances are they're a lot better for you, especially right now, than the greasy, salty alternative snacks. ...Read more

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Pregnant with sticky cm? Is this ok?

If I understand your: Question correctly - women normally have more vaginal secretions after they become pregnant. ...Read more

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Ok to use heated seat while pregnant?

Yes: Yes Heated seat rarely changes your core temp ...Read more

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Is french onion dip ok while pregnant?

Is french onion dip ok while pregnant?

Not a problem: As long as the dip is fresh and not spoiled, there is no issue with pregnancy or the developing baby ...Read more

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Is it ok to take ascol while pregnant ?

Ascol: In animal studies of Asacol (mesalamine) and pregnancy, the medication did not cause problems in pregnant rats and rabbits. It should be remembered, however, that animals do not always respond to medicines in the same way as humans, the full risks of using Asacol (mesalamine) during pregnancy are not known. Discuss this with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Is it ok for pregnant women in hot spa?

Is it ok for pregnant women in hot spa?

Moderation: Everything in moderation is a general health rule that in particular applies during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is miracle whip ok to eat while pregnant?

Is miracle whip ok to eat while pregnant?

Yes, but...: Miracle whip has eggs, corn starch, sugar, oil, and spices... So there isn't anything weird about it. However, it is a dressing, like a sauce or a topping, so it is not healthy for anyone to eat a lot of it. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat hot chips while pregnant?

Is it ok to eat hot chips while pregnant?

Occasionally: As with all things in life, do everything in moderation. If a woman enjoys hot chips, having a few hot chips here and there won't cause problems in a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to do heavy lifting while pregnant?

Heavy lifting.: Heavy lifting is generally not allowed while pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat pop rocks when your pregnant?

Is it ok to eat pop rocks when your pregnant?

Occasionally: Pop Rocks are a sugary candy, and should be avoided, just like all sugary candies. Occasionally eating it as a treat is fine. The carbon dioxide in Pop Rocks, that gives them that sensation, is of no medical importance regardless of whether a person is pregnant or not. ...Read more