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Is it safe for me to lift my other children while pregnant?

Is it safe for me to lift my other children while pregnant?

Yes: In an otherwise uncomplicated pregnancy, this should not be a problem. Certainly gets harder in the later stages and things like incompetant cervix might change that answer. Ask you obstetrician about any liftng restrictions specific to your situation. ...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 safe for me to paint while pregnant?

Is it safe for me to paint while pregnant?

Yes: There's no definitive evidence to say 100% yes or no... But generally, if you are breathing and oxygenating well, the baby is fine. Your baby's hemoglobin holds on to oxygen better b/c of a substance called dpg. I always recommend avoiding possible toxins in the first trimester, but should be ok afterward. ...Read more

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My doctor told me that i need to take haldol (haloperidol) while pregnant for my own well being, but is this medicine safe for the baby?

My doctor told me that i need to take haldol (haloperidol) while pregnant for my own well being, but is this medicine safe for the baby?

If you must.: You can use Haldol (haloperidol) in pregnancy if the benefits outweigh the side-effects. It will help if you use the smallest dose possible. You must be aware that when you deliver your baby, the baby maybe born with muscle stiffness, problems with feeding and constant crying. It is also passed on through the breast milk. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for me to have my child vaccinated while i'm pregnant?

Is it dangerous for me to have my child vaccinated while i'm pregnant?

Depends on variables: Most of the vaccines would be fine. I would avoid any living vaccines (mmr, nasal flu) during your pregnancy but not the other traditional baby shots. ...Read more

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My throat has been hurting for a day now, was wanting to know if I can take theraflu while breastfeeding? Also is it safe for the baby to breastfeed w

My throat has been hurting for a day now, was wanting to know if I can take theraflu while breastfeeding? Also is it safe for the baby to breastfeed w

Ok but short course: Assuming the medication is Theraflu flu & sore throat. It contains 3 ingredients- acetaminophen, phenylephrine and pheniramine. Acetaminophen is safe. small amounts of pheniramine can pass to breast milk and baby may be restless or sleepy Phenylephrine could decrease lactation However recent studies seem to ok https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2868610/ Make you don't have strep throat ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to do gym classes while pregnant?

Is it safe for me to do gym classes while pregnant?

Yes: It is good for you to continue to exercise while pregnant. Any exercise that doesn't involve a high risk of falling or getting hit in the belly is fine. With any exercise, you need to drink water throughout. You also have to be willing to back off if you start feeling headaches, nausea or dizziness that indicate your body thinks you're overdoing it. ...Read more

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Is is safe to drink panadol for pain while pregnant? I am 18 weeks pregnant and i does have a lot of headaches is it safe to drink panadol 500g during this time...I normally take two 500g tablets a day...Is it safe for my unborn child?, if not what are t

Is is safe to drink panadol for pain while pregnant? I am 18 weeks pregnant and i does have a lot of headaches is it safe to drink panadol 500g during this time...I normally take two  500g tablets a day...Is it safe for my unborn child?, if not what are t

Panadol (acetaminophen) : Panadol (acetaminophen) is a category a drug, which means that it is safe to take during pregnancy . However, it should be taken at the lowest effective dose for the shortest possible time. Do not exceed the recommended doseage listed on the bottle. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to dye my hair while pregnant?

Is it safe for me to dye my hair while pregnant?

Yes: It is generally recommended to wiat until after the firat trimester to use these products. After that check with your doctor, but it is generally okay. ...Read more

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I take xrays at work but im behind a sheild is it safe for the baby. What is and what's not safe?

I take xrays at work but im behind a sheild is it safe for the baby. What is and what's not safe?

Declare pregnancy: Contact occupational health. Federal law mandates a reduced dose limit for a radiation worker who has voluntarily declared her pregnancy (goo.Gl/3yci0). A healthcare facility must monitor radiation dose of x-ray workers through use of personal dosimeter or badge. Wear your badge in front at waist level, under any ppe (lead gown). Time, distance, and shielding are keys for you to work safely. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to walk as exercise my first month . I also love crawfish is it safe to eat in your first trimester ?been worried about miscarriag

Is it safe for me to walk as exercise my first month . I also love crawfish is it safe to eat in your first  trimester ?been worried  about miscarriag

Yes and no: Walking is fine. Would avoid raw fish definitely. Shell fish should be cooked, but are fine to eat. Miscarriages can be lowered in chance by avoiding heavy lifting, physical trauma, any recreational drugs, or certain medications that can be harmful to the fetus. Can find info at womenobgyn.com ...Read more

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My daughter is 2 and yes I am still breastfeeding is it ok for me to take garcinia cambogia if she only feeds during the night to go to sleep?

My daughter is 2 and yes I am still breastfeeding is it ok for me to take garcinia cambogia if she only feeds during the night to go to sleep?

Protracted breast-: Feeding is ok, but nursing her to sleep & co-sleeping reinforce her night-waking & ?her risk for cavities.If you're ready for her to develop self-calming skills for sleep, brush her teeth after reading, soothing & nursing at a consistent bedtime & put her to bed in her own room, drowsy, but awake. The aap's healthy child app or on aap.Org has suggestions for graded extinction of night-crying. ...Read more

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Is it safe for my wife to take beano while she is pregnant?

Is it safe for my wife to take beano while she is pregnant?

Probably: Being an over-the-counter drug, beano has not been tested fro safety in pregnancy by the fda (nor will it be). As a digestive enzyme it appears not to have any adverse effects during pregnancy or nursing. Her OB may have more specific data. ...Read more

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Is it safe for the baby for pregnant women to elevate their leg?

Is it safe for the baby for pregnant women to elevate their leg?

Yes: Elevating one's legs during pregnancy can help with swelling. During the later stages of pregnancy it is common to have swelling bilaterally in the lower legs, both elevation and compression stockings may help. ...Read more

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Is melatonin (3mg) safe to take while breastfeeding my 7mth old? I have come down with insomnia, and want to know what is safe to aid sleep

Is melatonin (3mg) safe to take while breastfeeding my 7mth old? I have come down with insomnia, and want to know what is safe to aid sleep

No good data: Melatonin is from the brains of many dead animals, who really knows their health status or if they were infected with some strange virus? Agriculture is far from hygienic. I would avoid this product. The supplements are not regulated in any significant way.......For purity, country of origin, look up the consumer's reports study on echinacea......... ...Read more

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My workplace is old and smelly. Is it safe for me to work here?

My workplace is old and smelly. Is it safe for me to work here?

Maybe: If there are molds in the environment... That may be a health risk but more commonly, it may be more of an "allergy" issue more than anything. ...Read more

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My daugther is 3months old is it safe to take her to the dominican republic if not what can I do so she could be safe?

My daugther is 3months old is it safe to take her to the dominican republic if not what can I do so she could be safe?

Dominican Republic: insure she is up to date on her vaccinations. There are specific vaccinations and medications that may be recommended depending on where you will b in the Dominican Republic and what type of activities is involved in (for example - camping). REF: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/clinician/none/dominican-republic ...Read more

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Children's Health (Definition)

Children's health refers broadly to the health maintenance and prevention ...Read more