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Is it safe to use fertilizer while pregnant?

Is it safe to use fertilizer while pregnant?

Depends: It depends on the fertilizer and how you handle it. Some fertilizers can be dangerous to the fetus. See http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/8056207. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Balin
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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 to use fertilizer in my yard when i'm pregnant?

Probably: Organic fertilizers, nitrogen based formulas, should be safe, especially later in pregnancy. Pesticides of any kind should be avoided. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have fertilizer in our garden while I am pregnant?

Is it safe to have fertilizer in our garden while I am pregnant?

Yes: Studies/research in human pregnancy are limited with anything that may cause harm to baby. So there is not any great evidence either way on these things. Limiting exposure in the first trimester is usually recommended. But realistically, it's most likely fine. If you are breathing and oxygenating well (not passed out), so is your baby because they hold onto oxygen better than you do. ...Read more

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I work in a "farm" industry. Is it safe to work with fertilizers (ammonium sulfate, Zn, Mn, etc) or with herbicides and pesticides while pregnant?

I work in a "farm" industry. Is it safe to work with fertilizers (ammonium sulfate, Zn, Mn, etc) or with herbicides and pesticides while pregnant?

Yes with caution: It is very important to wear protective clothing. Should not let anything absorb through your skin especially on hands. And if you are spraying anything make sure you wear protective devices for your face and avoid spraying in tight indoor spaces where you might breath in chemicals. ...Read more

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How long does it take for sperm to fertilizer the egg an get pregnant?

Less than a second : The process of sperm fertilizing and egg takes less than a second. The sperm penetrates the cell wall of the bag and fertilization is essentially instantaneous. If you're asking how long after intercourse until fertilization occurs that can be anywhere from a few hours to 4-5 days. ...Read more

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Is it safe to be around computers constantly while pregnant?

Yes: There is minimal risk of exposure to any significant radiation from your computer. Studies that have been done have not shown any significant effects from such exposure. ...Read more

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I'm 8 months pregnant is it safe to be around someone who has the stomach virus?

I'm 8 months pregnant is it safe to be around someone who has the stomach virus?

Keep your distance: You should probably keep your distance. If you are around that individual was your hands. ...Read more

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How much soda is safe while pregnant?

How much soda is safe while pregnant?

None: Soda is a worthless substance that provides no benefits to any human body; excepting for transient taste delight. The sugars and synthetic materials in soda present threats to proper balance of body metabolism. Sodas are loaded with excessive carbohydrate calories. ...Read more

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Does cefurex safe for pregnant women?

Does cefurex safe for pregnant women?

Probably safe: Not known to harm pregnancy, bot may reduce effectiveness of Birth Control Pills. In any case your GYN should know you are taking the medication. ...Read more