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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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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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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I need to know if it is safe to take Naproxen Sodium 220 mg while 14 weeks pregnant.

I need to know if it is safe to take Naproxen Sodium 220 mg while 14 weeks pregnant.

Pregnancy and Meds: It is not usually recommended to take medications while pregnant. In some cases we would prescribe but check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Im 6 weeks pregnant & have bad constipation&am very bloated. Its bad. I have docusate sodium 100mg & was wondering if it was safe to take 6 instead of 1-3?

Im 6 weeks pregnant & have bad constipation&am very bloated. Its bad. I have docusate sodium 100mg & was wondering if it was safe to take 6 instead of 1-3?

Follow the label: For now, follow the label on the docusate. Next, go see your OB doctor and ask what to do - it's going to be a long 9.5 months! make sure you are eating very healthy foods - avoid fast food, processed foods (like cheetos, frozen dinners, etc.). Eat lots of fresh veggies. Don't drink pop or fruit juice (stick to water and milk). Avoid rice and applesauce (both will constipate). Add prunes! ...Read more

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Can pregnant woman take thyroxin sodium 100mcg?

Can pregnant woman take thyroxin sodium 100mcg?

Depends: If someone is using thyroid replacement medication they should continue it when they conceive. ...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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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Sodium (Definition)

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