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Is It Safe To Wakeboard At 8 Weeks Pregnant
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
8 weeks pregnant. Have been eating half cup pomegranate daily since week 3/4. Read somewhere that its not safe. Is that true? Should i stop?
We just don't know: Because there can be many things in even "natural" products, many of us mfm and OB doctors discourage expectant couples from using such foods, teas, supplements when ttc or pregnant. If interested in learning more about a particular product for pregnant women, an option is to take the box to OB doctor to read ingredients before resuming it. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I am 8 weeks pregnant. Sometimes i get really hungry after midnight is it safe to eat or should I ignore it?
There is nothing wro: Wrong with eating a small snack at that hour if you are hungry. ...Read more
Prescribed terconazole 0.8% vaginally for 3 days. I am 8 weeks pregnant is this medicine safe and will it harm anything?
OK: Do not worry, hopefully, your symptoms have resolved ...Read more
Is it saFe to fly aNd travel im 8 weeks pregnant and taking medication for hyperemises gravid? In hw many weeks travel is saFe ?
Oh my!: Flying at 8 weeks of pregnancy by itself isn't risky but flying at 8 weeks with hyperemesis gravidarium is a bad idea. The safest time for you to fly is after the hyperemesis has resolved, then, if the pregnancy is progressing normally, through the second trimester. Regardless, you'll need consultation with your OB, particularly to avoid a venous blood clot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: you might get some different opinions on this, but there is no compelling reason - and certainly no evidence to suggest you can't do it. Of course, whether riding horses is ever completely safe (thinking of falls particularly) is also worth taking into account. ...Read more
Always ask your OB: Amox/ampicillin is catergory b- means- no risk/adverse fetal effects but controlled human 1st trimester studies not available. The question is whether you trully needs antibiotic. Always ask your OB just to be certain and to confirm the need for you to take antibiotic or any drug during your pregnancy. ...Read more
I have retinol in facial serum. Retinol is on the 40th place in the list of ingredients. I am 8 weeks pregnant. Is it safe to use this product.
Yes: But first make sure that your own doctor is comfortable with this first. There should be no problem with hair dyes. I would make sure that the room is well ventilated and minimize this during the pregnancy. Ideally you would just wait until after delivery if you are at all worried. ...Read more
Indigestion/ pregnan: Some nonmeducinal treatments include avoid certain food ( spicy, fatty, fried), elevate head of bed when laying down, eat small and frequent meals. Safe medications during pregnancy include antacids ( i.e.: tums). If this is ineffective, discuss with your doctor who may prescribe an acid-suppressing medication. Remember to always follow dosage recommendations. ...Read more
Is it safe to ride at a water park at 8 weeks pregnant ? ....what about a roller coaster ? ...I know it sounds foolish but I'm curious
Maybe not...: You should avoid any water activity where high speed water would be directed into the vagina because it can enter the uterus under pressure. This would be water-skiing, long water slides, cannon balls, etc. Swimming is ok. Roller Coasters are not recommended. Most amusement parks will have a sign at the ride that advises pregnant women not to go on certain rides due to high g forces. ...Read more
I am 8 weeks pregnant and have been on progesterone supplements for 3 weeks. Are they safe? Do they pose a threat of defects to the fetus?
Progesterone: Progesterone (non synthetic) is safe in pregnancy and is a normal hormone produced in the ovary and later in the placenta . It is given to help prevent miscarriage in early pregnancy because sometimes the ovary is deficient in production. It is usually discontinued at about 16-18 weeks, as the placenta takes over production. Fetal defects do not occur with natural progesterone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello. I think I may have swallowed a piece of my bonded tooth. Probably size of a pepper. However I'm 8 weeks pregnant. Is my baby safe?
I am 8 weeks pregnant and severely depressed, and i taking 10mg of fluoxetine every other day, is this safe for me and the baby?
Risks and Benefits: There are risks to untreated depression during preganacy such as reduced birth weight, preterm delivery, and reduced maternal-fetal bonding. Ssri's with the exception of paroxetine, appear to generally be safe in pregnancy per the acog (american college of obstetrics and gynecology). Please remain in close follow-up with your physician. ...Read more
I am 8 weeks pregnant and having one sided pelvic pain on what feels to be my left ovary is it safe to wait til my doctors appt in 2 days?
I'm 8 weeks pregnant with a SCH. My dr said sex is ok. I'm not bleeding just some brown discharge here and there. Am I safe to have sex or orgasm?
I have been taking about 45mg of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) as prescribed and I just found out I am 8 weeks pregnant. Is my baby safe?
Talk with your OB: The effects of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) during pregnancy have not been widely studied so most doctors will suggest that,you stop taking it along with any OTC supplements. You can also meet with a high risk OB to consult since they often have more hands on experience with these effects, ...Read more