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Is it safe to be standing all day while pregnant?

Is it safe to be standing all day while pregnant?

Not normally: If you are in a completely uncomplicated pregnancy and have been used to that level of activity prior to pregnancy, it should not cause any problems with the pregnancy. Later in the pregnancy, this can lead to increased leg and back pain with increased weight and increased lumbar lordosis, but should still be safe in an uncomplicated pregnancy. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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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Im 8 weeks pregnant and have pains on my left ovary but it seems to only worsen when im standing all day what could this be?

Im 8 weeks pregnant and have pains on my left ovary but it seems to only worsen when im standing all day what could this be?

Round ligament pain?: Benign symptom of pregnancy - rest and take some tylenol (acetaminophen) for comfort. If the pain becomes severe, or persistent see your obstetrician to make sure all is ok. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is ponds whitening day cream safe for pregnant?

Is ponds whitening day cream safe for pregnant?

PROBABLY: however since it's ingredients may not be completely known I would check it out with your OB-GYN!!! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Is biotin safe to take while pregnant? If so, what is the max daily dose? I would like to take 2500 mcg/day.

Is biotin safe to take while pregnant?  If so, what is the max daily dose? I would like to take 2500 mcg/day.

Safe but not needed: Biotin is safe but it is not needed for person taking a mixed diet. If you are pregnant, you should be under the care of a doctor for the sake of your and your baby's health. ...Read more

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I am prescibed 50mcg thyronorm and am pregnant. is it safe if 100mcg is consumed in a day by mistake?

I am prescibed 50mcg thyronorm and am pregnant. is it safe if 100mcg is consumed in a day by mistake?

Generally OK: Thyroid hormone replacement (Thyronorm = thyroxine produced by Abbot in India) has avery long half life, meaning it takes a while for levels to stabilize after starting and for the medication to leave your body. In generally, if you are feeling well, on a low dose, a ONE TIME error like this is not be worrisome. If you have palpitations, anxiety, chest pain get evaluated. Be careful & good luck! ...Read more

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Is 3 day Monistat safe during pregnancy?

Is 3 day Monistat safe during pregnancy?

Monistat: During pregnancy it should only be used under the direction of s physician and only if needed and the benefits outweigh the risks. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go all day without food and water while pregnant?

Is it safe to go all day without food and water while pregnant?

No: you are not only starving yourself but you are also starving the baby ...Read more

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Is carbocystine safe during pregnancy im 5 months preggy and taking 3 capsule a day for my cough?

Is carbocystine safe during pregnancy im 5 months preggy and taking 3 capsule a day for my cough?

The safety: Of this drug during pregnancy has not been established. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor about available safe drugs. There are actually studies in children showing that honey works. That is safe for you! ...Read more

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I just found out I'm pregnant and I was wondering if one cup of coffee a day is safe during pregnancy?

I just found out I'm pregnant and I was wondering if one cup of coffee a day is safe during pregnancy?

Coffee and pregnancy: no more than one small cup (no extra large cups of coffee) or can of products with caffeine per day is recommended, (That's a total, so you'll need to avoid multiple sources of caffeine on the same day.) In addition, avoid consuming energy drinks and other products that contain large amounts of caffeine. More than 200mg Caffeine a day could cause low wight at birth and decrease blood flow to ...Read more

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Im on a bowling team found out im 5 weeks and 1 day pregnant. Is it still safe to go bowling? Can it make me have a miscarage?

Im on a bowling team found out im 5 weeks and 1 day pregnant. Is it still safe to go bowling? Can it make me have a miscarage?

Exercise is good!: Glad to hear you're still active and i encourage you to continue to do so. No weight bearing restrictions up until the third trimester unless you're bowling with anything more than a 35lb bowling ball. Listen to your body, you shouldn't do anything to cause significant strain. No concern for miscarriage unless with bleeding, contractions, or abdominal trauma. ...Read more

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Gud day Doc. pls is ampiclox safe for a pregnant woman?

Gud day Doc. pls is ampiclox safe for a pregnant woman?

OnlyIfAbsolutelyNeed: CategoryB This combination antibiotic has been assigned to Category B BY FDA There is no control studies done on humans and it should only be used if it absolutely necessary especially during first trimester ...Read more

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Hi, is taking microgynon 30 4 tabs safe for me not to get pregnant?I used it as an e pill aside from taking diane for 1 day..Thanks

Hi, is taking microgynon 30 4 tabs safe for me not to get pregnant?I used it as an e pill aside from taking diane for 1 day..Thanks

Safe for most women: Microgynon 30 is one of many brands of birth control pills, commonly known as "the pill". Microgynon 30 tablets contain two active ingredients, ethinylestradiol and levonorgestrel. The prescribing doctor will interview and examine the woman to be sure she is safe for birth control pills, and follow along for any side effects. ...Read more

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My blood pressure has been trending around 140/105 and that's on lebetalol 400mg 3x a day. I'm pregnant which medication would be safe to add?

My blood pressure has been trending around 140/105 and that's on lebetalol 400mg 3x a day. I'm pregnant which medication would be safe to add?

Talk to your PCP: High BP in pregnancy can be very dangerous and should be monitored closely. There are additional options for BP control, but your OB or midwife should definitely be aware and involved in the management. Please discuss it with your pcp. ...Read more

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I am currently prescribed Suboxone 8 mg a day and eventually would like to get pregnant. Is it safe for the baby if pregnant while on suboxone?

I am currently prescribed Suboxone 8 mg a day and eventually would like to get pregnant. Is it safe for the baby if pregnant while on suboxone?

Opioids in Pregnancy: Methadone is the only approved medication but buprenorphine is becoming more acceptable. Practitioners generally use subutex rather than suboxone. According to the National Institutes of Health, 2010:"Babies born to women addicted to opioids fare better when their mothers are treated with either the addiction medication buprenorphine or methadone than babies whose mothers are not treated at all". ...Read more