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Are warm water enemas safe during pregnancy?

Would encourage you: To avoid unnecessary procedures when pregnant.

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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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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It is safe to use vix during pregnancy?

It is safe to use vix during pregnancy?

Vicks? yes: Did you mean to say Vicks cough drops? Those contain menthol as a topical treatment for the throat. There is no medical reason why you can't use that during pregnancy. Like all medications in pregnancy, however, you should only use it for the time that you really need it. The only over the counter "medications" that should be taken for the whole pregnancy are prenatal vitamins and/or folic acid. ...Read more

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Is clinique safe to use during pregnancy?

Is clinique safe to use during pregnancy?

Probably: If you are refering to the clinique make up, then most of the products are safe. I might recommend you bring any acne treatment products you use to your OB doctor to double check. ...Read more

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Is Proactiv safe to use during pregnancy?

No: One of the 3 part treatments in proactive is topical benzoyle peroxide. It is considered safety category c ( not advised) as animal studies have shown adverse effects on fetus. No human studies have been done to know for sure. ...Read more

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Is abreva safe to use during pregnancy?

Is abreva safe to use during pregnancy?

A revs: No human studies have been done on abreva and pregnancy. However, when the drug was given to pregnant animals, it did not appear to cause any problems. Because animals and humans can respond to drugs in different ways, if you become pregnant while using this drug, your healthcare provider will consider the benefits and risks in your particular situation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use dermatix during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use dermatix during pregnancy?

Topical silicone: Dermatix gel is a topical silicone agent for preventing scars.A review of the material data safety sheets for the listed ingredients does not reveal any substantial risks. It is a good idea for any woman pregnant or considering pregnancy to read the entire label of any OTC medicine, even topical, for warnings.If any questions, contacting the manufacturer is the best way to get a definitive answer. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use motilium during pregnancy ?

Is it safe to use motilium during pregnancy ?

Domperidone or: Motilium is not commercially available in the usa. Animal studies did not produce birth defects but human tests are lacking. It does pass into breast milk but it's unknown whether it causes adverse effects to the newborn. Consult with your OB to weigh the benefits against possible risks. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use vibrators during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use vibrators during pregnancy?

Yes: Probably best to avoid deep insertion, but otherwise no problem. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use a vibrator during pregnancy?

Probably: It is safe to have intercourse during pregnancy, if the vibrator is not causing pain, then it is not likely that it would be unsafe. ...Read more

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Enema (Definition)

An enema is the introduction of liquid into the rectum to evacuate the bowels[ principly the colon/ large ...Read more