Top
20
Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Stillbirth

Share
Dr. Gary Stephens
120 doctors shared insights

Stillbirth (Definition)

Stillbirth =death of fetus e after ...Read more


2

2
How dangerous is it to abort a pregnancy?

Depends on method: Because there are variety of ways to approach abortion, there is no one answer for your question. However, all procedures have inherent potential risks. The most dangerous type of abortion is when attempts to do it on themself. ...Read more

3

3
Is it safe to exercise while pregnancy?

Is it safe to exercise while pregnancy?

Yes: All women should try to be active during pregnancy. If not previously active, then moderate activity such as walking or swimming 30 minutes a day is recommended. If a pregnant woman is already active, then she should maintain that level of activity during pregnancy. There is no heart rate limit for these women, but if they make any changes they should do so slowly. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
Is it safe to take ris it safe to takeperidone safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women?

Is it safe to take ris it safe to takeperidone safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women?

Not breastfeeding: Risperidone is a strong medication for use in women with psychiatric illness. It can be used in pregnancy with your doctor's supervision. Some infants will show signs of withdrawl after birth, but the benefits may be better than the risks of stopping. Risperidone will pass into breast milk and a woman should use formula instead. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Is it safe to pump before the baby is born?

Is it safe to pump before the baby is born?

Wait !: Pumping could induce uterine contractions and premature labor. In addition, for the first 72 hours you produce colostrum, which is really important for the baby. You want the baby to get the colostrum right away and you don't want to waste that, or have the baby get it later. ...Read more

7

7
Is it safe to get a tattoo during pregnancy?

Is it safe to get a tattoo during pregnancy?

No: It is not safe. Tattoo inks are not fda approved and often can have rather toxic ingredients. Small amounts of these materials can enter the blood stream and potentially affect the unborn child. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Is it safe to get an amniocentesis?

Is it safe to get an amniocentesis?

Yes: There are 2 main reasons amniocentesis is done. Genetic amnio is done at 16-18 weeks, testing for down's or other chromosome problems. There is a 1 in 3-400 chance that you could lose a pregnancy because of it. The other reason is to test for the baby's lung ability to breathe well. This is generally done between 35-38+ weeks. The only risks are that you might deliver. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Is it safe to take heparin in pregnancy?

Is it safe to take heparin in pregnancy?

Yes: Heparin, a blood thinner, is used in pregnancy for a number of different conditions. There is unfractionated Heparin and low-molecular weight heparin(lmwh). Both are given as shots. Neither cross the placenta and do not have any affect on the fetus. Unfractionated Heparin requires more monitoring than lmwh. The blood thinner to avoid in pregnancy is Coumadin (warfarin) which can cause birth defects. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Is it safe to get an abortion?

Is it safe to get an abortion?

Yes: A pregnancy termination under medical supervision is a safe procedure. There are risks which should be reviewed with your provider. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
12

12
Is it safe to breastfeed with scabies?

Is it safe to breastfeed with scabies?

Yes it is.: Although scabies is unpleasant, it fortunately is a harmless skin infestation. The tiny mites can usually be eliminated with a simple prescription which should be safe for you baby. Good luck! ...Read more

13

13
Is it safe to get a manicure during pregnancy?

Is it safe to get a manicure during pregnancy?

Yes: Yes, you can get manicures during pregnancy. The hand massages feel great. Choose a polish that is free of chemicals like toluene, formaldehyde and dbp. Make sure the instruments are sterilized so you don't get an infection. Be careful of artificial nails and fills as the small particles can become airborne, wear a mask if you are having this service. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
What is materna it safe to take that medicine?

What is materna it safe to take that medicine?

Multivitamin: Materna is a rather marginal quality multivitamin. You would do better to look to a company like xymogen or orthomolecular formulas for a better vitamin. ...Read more

17

17
Is it safe to take pimecrolimus in pregnancy?

Is it safe to take pimecrolimus in pregnancy?

Probably: While any drug taken during pregnancy has the potential to negatively affect the fetus, calcineurin inhibitors like tacrolimus and pimecrolimus are considered category c drugs, which means that they have not been associated with fetal loss or birth defects in animal studies. However, category c also means that these drugs have not been well studies in humans, so there may be potential risks. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
Is it safe to exercise while pregnant?

Is it safe to exercise while pregnant?

Yes: We generally encourage patients, with no contraindications, to exercise five days per week, 20-30 minutes a day. We usually avoid high impact-type of exercise. Walking, swimming, low-impact aerobics, exercise bike are all good types of exercise. Remember, calories in. And calories out (exercise), will help with proper weight gain in pregnancy. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
Is it safe to get acupuncture during pregnancy?

Is it safe to get acupuncture during pregnancy?

Yes: But you want to see someone who is experienced with pregnant women. If it is a treatment that can be delayed until after delivery that might be better. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer