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While pregnant is it ok to take warm baths?

While pregnant is it ok to take warm baths?

Yes: Warm baths are fine during pregnancy, but you should not soak in a tub with water temperature above 99 degrees. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

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 okay to take hydros while pregnant?

Is it okay to take hydros while pregnant?

Need more info: I assume that you are talking about a diuretic. When thinking of taking any medication even herbals while pregnant, it is wise to ask your OB/GYN about any risks. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a shower while pregnant?

Is it safe to take a shower while pregnant?

Yes : It is safe to bathe in whatever way you enjoying cleaning your body. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a hot bath while pregnant?

Is it safe to take a hot bath while pregnant?

Ask your OB: There is some concern about maternal body temperature increases and the high temperatures that are experienced by a growing fetus. In general, baby's temp is 2 degrees higher than the mother. These higher temps have been associated with higher rates of neural tube defects in the first trimester. Short baths are thought to be safe. Long, sweaty experiences in hot baths/tubs is not recommended. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take beano while pregnant?

Is it okay to take beano while pregnant?

Beano & pregnancy: You should ask your OB MD, but at age 51 I would be surprised that you are pregnant. Beano advertises often that if it is taken , there will" BE NO" gas. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ibuprofen while pregnant?

Is it safe to take ibuprofen while pregnant?

No: Ibuprofen is an NSAID and you should not take this in pregnancy unless directed by your obstetrician for a few very specific indications. For fever, headaches and pains that you might take Ibuprofen for outside of pregnancy take tylenol (acetaminophen) for in pregnancy unless you are allergic to tylenol (acetaminophen) or have liver disease. Alleve is also not to be taken in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take ciprofloxacin while pregnant?

Is it okay to take ciprofloxacin while pregnant?

No: Safety in pregnancy has not been estaablished for any of the quinolones including ciprofloxacin. That being said, studies of babies born to mothers exposed to Cipro during the first trimester showed no increase in teratogenic risks. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take antacids while pregnant?

Is it ok to take antacids while pregnant?

Yes: If you take in moderation should be no problem. Antacids typically are not absorbed and pose little iatrogenc risk to pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take beno while pregnant?

Is it safe to take beno while pregnant?

Maybe: Beano is a simethicone anti-gas agent that is not absorbed for the bowel. It is ok for gas, but does nothing for heartburn. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a bubble bath while pregnant?

Is it safe to take a bubble bath while pregnant?

Sure--Bubble away!: Bubble baths are no problem for a pregnancy. In fact, it may be a great way to relax. Just remember not to make the water so hot that's it's uncomfortable as your core body temperature may rise. That's not advisable, for too long, during pregnancy. Bubble bath also usually has no implication for vaginal health. So, enjoy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a bubble bath while pregnant?

Is it safe to take a bubble bath while pregnant?

Sure--Bubble away!: Bubble baths are no problem for a pregnancy. In fact, it may be a great way to relax. Just remember not to make the water so hot that's it's uncomfortable as your core body temperature may rise. That's not advisable, for too long, during pregnancy. Bubble bath also usually has no implication for vaginal health. So, enjoy. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink while pregnant?

Is it okay to drink while pregnant?

Generally not: Fetal alcohol syndrome (fas) , which can cause growth problems, facial abnormalities and central nervous system issues in the newborn, is the result of maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy. It is quite likely that FAS will only result from heavy and repeated drinking, but there is no certainty in that regard so all groups recommend against any alcohol from conception to birth. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take antibiotics while pregnant?

Is it safe to take antibiotics while pregnant?

Yes: While some antibiotics are not safe in pregnancy, you can be assured your OB would not prescribe unsafe antibiotics during your pregnancy. It's important to complete all prescribed antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take magnesium while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it ok to take magnesium while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Yes magnesium is a mineral that's important for many cell functions and also important in bone formation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take paracetamol while pregnant?

Is it safe to take paracetamol while pregnant?

Yes: This is a completely safe medication in pregnancy. There is no evidence of harm to the baby. Paracetamol is the same medication as Acetaminophen or tylenol (acetaminophen). You should use it as directed on the bottle. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take orlistat while pregnant?

No: Orlistat has not been tested on women who are pregnant so i would not recommend using it. It is important to eat well and stay active during pregnancy. Talk with your doctor about the right plan for you. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take vicodin while pregnant?

Is it safe to take vicodin while pregnant?

Yes, but...: We do try to avoid narcotics when we can. Vicodin has a narcotic and tylenol (acetaminophen) in it. The narcotic does get to the baby a bit. Babies born after mom has been on a narcotic every day for a while do go through a withdrawal. So we try to avoid it, especially long term. But for an acute pain, it is safe in pregnancy. ...Read more

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