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Is It Safe For Me To Lift My Other Children While Pregnant
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
No problem: Any position you are comfortable in is safe for your baby! ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Is it safe for pregnant women to ingest THC eddibles? My pregnant wife is having a hard time eating..and dosent want to take prescription meds for it.
Pregnant: no please do not do that. there are medications we can send in for that instead. consult me if u want me to send some stuff in for her ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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