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Is KY Yours and Mine safe while pregnant? I'm about 6 weeks along. What could harm the baby in it? Thank you

Is KY Yours and Mine safe while pregnant? I'm about 6 weeks along. What could harm the baby in it? Thank you

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The manufacturer advises against using this product during pregnancy.

Avoid use if pregnant or breast feeding unless prescribed by your doctor.

It is generally recommended to use water based lubricants during pregnancy that do not contain, glycerin, parabens, or fragrances. There are no studies on these products, but these characteristics may be safe. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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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 heard using KY jelly reduces your chances of getting pregnant, is this true?

I heard using KY jelly reduces your chances of getting pregnant, is this true?

It can: There was a study looking at the effects of KY jelly (and other lubricants) on sperm about 20 years ago that showed it can kill sperm and decrease sperm motility. Therefore theoretically it can decrease your fertility. However I would never use KY jelly as a birth control method as it does not kill all the sperm! ...Read more

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Using KY gel makes me feel worse it burns. Is very hard to have sex during my pregnancy. Very dry vegina and can't use the gel?

Using KY gel makes me feel worse it burns. Is very hard to have sex during my pregnancy. Very dry vegina and can't use the gel?

Gel sensitivity: Ky gel is a water/ glycerine lubricant. There are cases where there is sensitivity to one of the components of the jelly. Switching to astroglide may be the answer, since the base is xylitol, which produces less reaction in some people. However, don't forget that this problem may be hormonally related and ought to resolve with the termination of pregnancy (i.e. Birth). ...Read more

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Is it safe to use KY his and hers lubricant during pregnancy? The box says avoid use if pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by Doctor. I have preeclampsia and just want to be safe.

Is it safe to use KY his and hers lubricant during pregnancy? The box says avoid use if pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by Doctor. I have preeclampsia and just want to be safe.

Lubricants: Lubricants such as KY jelly are safe for use in pregnancy. You need to clarify with your doctor what your treatment plan is for preeclampsia. This is a much bigger issue. Usually people are on bedrest, in the hospital or require delivery when they have preeclampsia. You probably are not supposed to be having sex if sick with this disease. ...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?

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?

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

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Is it ok to do 69 with my pregnant girlfriend?

Yes: Most sexual activity during pregnancy is not harmful. This is not the case in some complicated pregnancies such as women with a history of preterm labor or those experiencing preterm labor during the current pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to go to the gun range while pregnant?

Is it ok to go to the gun range while pregnant?

Probably OK.: Is it the intensity of sound you are concerned about? If so, I believe the baby is well insulated from the stress of high decibel impact. However, it is hard to know for certain, because few studies have been done. There is a cdc study re: prolonged fetal exposure to high decibel sound in working women but the only negative effects were found in women with the additional risk factor of standing. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat really spicy chips when pregnant?

Is it ok to eat really spicy chips when pregnant?

Yes: Studies have shown that spicy foods are in the mouth of the beholder. The sensation of spicy is due to an enzyme. This is a genetic thing. Spicy foods don't burn your stomach or affect the baby. ...Read more

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Is it ok to lay down sideward when 12weeks pregnant?

If I understand your: Question - yes, you can lie on your side. ...Read more