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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Do Housekeeping While Pregnant

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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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 start a housekeeping job at a Senior living home at 22 weeks pregnant?

Is it safe to start a housekeeping job at a Senior living home at 22 weeks pregnant?

Probably: If your pregnancy is normal and you are not bleeding and don't have a history or symptoms of pre-term labor, its probably ok to start a new job. Wear gloves when using strong cleaning agents. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I currently work for Mercy in the housekeeping department and I'm 8 weeks pregnant, is it OK to continue working there?

I currently work for Mercy in the housekeeping department and I'm 8 weeks pregnant, is it OK to continue working there?

Pregnant: Being pregnant is not a disability - so one can continue to work. What you have to pay attention to is the exact type of work, the work environment etc... ...Read more

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How can housekeeping work, like hanging wet clothes from window over the window sill on a rope harm baby? Pregnant 36 weeks. Just got tired

How can housekeeping work, like hanging wet clothes from window over the window sill on a rope harm baby? Pregnant 36 weeks. Just got tired

Depends on situation: Light housekeeping should never cause any harm to the fetus. In fact many mothers carry on an active & very physical life up to delivery.I have followed jazercise instructors that did just that. If your doc has told you to limit activity due to related health issues, you should follow that advise. Also, when you tire, you should rest. ...Read more

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33 weeks pregnant and having braxton hicks every time I get up and move around especially at work (work in housekeeping). Should I be concerned?

33 weeks pregnant and having braxton hicks every time I get up and move around especially at work (work in housekeeping). Should I be concerned?

No: Braxon Hicks contractions are usually worse with movement. In general, they are nothing to worry about. If you have leakage of fluid or bleeding, or a significant increase of pain, call your OB. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is sex while pregnant safe?

Is sex while pregnant safe?

Let's get it on!: The short answer is yes. Pregnancy is not a disease process but a natural part of life. There are a few reasons not to have sex when your pregnant: dealing with preterm labor, you have a cerclage, diagnosis of placenta previa, or undiagnosed bleeding during pregnancy. But in general sex is safe during pregnancy. You probably will be the most comfortable after the dfirst trimester is over. ...Read more

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Is tanda safe to use while pregnant?

Is tanda safe to use while pregnant?

LED light therapy: Looked this up. Idea behind this product is that blue LED light (along with heat/vibration to "open pores") is toxic to bacteria and the red LED light is supposed to generate reactive oxygen species. According to a published study, this has the effect of removing old collagen making way for new. The science is not validated and controlled studies for safety in pregnancy not done. I suspect is safe ...Read more

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Is Ampiclox safe for pregnant women?

Is Ampiclox safe for pregnant women?

Ampiclox: Ampiclox is Ampicillin + cloxacillin. Both of these are fda pregnancy category b. According to drugs.Com: there are no controlled data in human pregnancies; however, there are no literature reports of congenital abnormalities associated with it. Cloxacillin should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.”. ...Read more