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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Get A Salt Scrub At A Spa While Pregnant

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Dr. William Singer
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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 get a salt scrub while i'm pregnant?

Is it safe to get a salt scrub while i'm pregnant?

Yes: Since it is a topical treatment, you should have no concerns about a salt scrub. I would say it's recommended in that you will be taking time for yourself and relaxing. Enjoy and find regular times to pamper yourself, and include your partner at times as well! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ferrous salt while pregnant?

Is it safe to take ferrous salt while pregnant?

Yes: This is an iron supplement and your multivitamin will have some in it. If you are still anemic your doctor may ask you to take additional iron supplements. Do not take unless your doctor tells you to take. ...Read more

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Are epsom salt and tens units safe to use in the 6th month of pregnancy?

Are epsom salt and tens units safe to use in the 6th month of pregnancy?

See below: Even though there are few side effects and minimal contraindications, there are several precautions to be aware of when using a T.E.N.S. Unit. The safety of T.E.N.S. During pregnancy (prior to 36 weeks) has not been established, so it should be used with the knowledge of the physician or midwife. T.E.N.S.Stimulation is of no curative value. T.E.N.S. Does not do anything to the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Is drinking epsom salt while pregnant safe?

Is drinking epsom salt while pregnant safe?

No: Epsom salts are for bathing or soaking in, not drinking. While the properties of epsom salt can be found in other medications, definitely it is not safe to drink, nor is it intended to be drunk. If someone you know has ingested it, i recommended calling your local poison control. ...Read more

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Hi I have drank epsome salt for constipation however I may be 3months pregnant is it safe? Wat could happen so far nothing has happened and it's the s

Hi I have drank epsome salt for constipation however I may be 3months pregnant is it safe? Wat could happen so far nothing has happened and it's the s

Magnesium: Magnesium salts can cause relaxation of smooth muscle, which may be worrisome in someone who's pregnant. Your chances of having a poor outcome depend largely on the dose of epsom salt you took, and how much you absorbed. Please ask your doctor to check to make sure you're ok. ...Read more

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Is colace (docusate sodium) safe for pregnancy and as well as citrucel? Thanks

Yes: Yes, they are both safe. The most important thing you need to do is drink lots of water. ...Read more

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Sodium (Definition)

It's an element that is important in the cell functions ...Read more