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Dr. Patricia Foster
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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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I took a picot while 3 months pregnant what will happen?

I took a picot while 3 months pregnant what will happen?

Taking 1 is not: Likley to be an issue. Picot contains Citric Acid which is FDA pregnancy Category B and Sodium Bicarb with is FDA pregnancy Categor C (which means that negative effects to fetus can't be ruled out.). Thus it is not recommended during pregnancy. I am not sure if there are any formulations that contain aspirin. ...Read more

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Is picot safe during pregnancy? It is an antacid

Is picot safe during pregnancy? It is an antacid

Sodium: This preparation is rather high in sodium which might contribute to high blood pressure and swelling of your legs. Each packet has 712 mg of sodium which is about a third of the recommended daily intake. Consider something like Tums (calcium carbonate) instead. ...Read more

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Is nuerogen e safe for pregnant?

Is nuerogen e safe for pregnant?

Not contraindicated: Neurogen e is combination of vitamin b complex and vitamin e, it is technically safe to be given for pregnant women, but mostly for women who has persistent vomitting, otherwise, prenatal vitamins, Folic Acid and balanced healthy diet are enough for a noncomplicated pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is sex safe in pregnancy?

Is sex safe in pregnancy?

Normally yes: The exception is when there is vaginal bleeding or if there is any suspicion of fluid leaking from the bag of waters. ...Read more

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Is lithium safe in pregnancy?

Is lithium safe in pregnancy?

No.: Lithium is not safe during pregnancy. For one thing, it can cause cardiac/ heart defects in the baby (epstiens anomoly). Lithium has a narrow margin of safety ; therfore, the fluid shifts that occur during pregancy may effect lithium levels, putting both the mother and baby at risk. If a woman is on prescribed medications and becomes pregnant, she should notify her doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Buttermilk safe when pregnant?

Buttermilk safe when pregnant?

Infection: Anything that could potentially harbor germs should be avoided in pregnancy, whether that is raw meat or milk products that have not been pasteurized. If you are craving for buttermilk, make sure it has been pasteurized. ...Read more

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Is Mederma safe while pregnant?

Mederma: Yes unless you are allergic to onion. In fact it has proven to be effective for stretch marks. ...Read more

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Is neti pot safe while pregnant?

Is neti pot safe while pregnant?

It should be safe: Check with your OB or ENT doctor if you have any known sinus problems. ...Read more

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Is lyrica safe to take pregnant?

Is lyrica safe to take pregnant?

Lyrica: It is category C. "Category C. Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks." If you choose to stop it, do not do so abruptly, talk to your neurologist to get a tapering regimen of more than 1 wk ...Read more

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Is sauna safe for pregnant women?

No: No. Pregnant women should avoid spending time in a sauna, especially during the first trimester of pregnancy when the neural tube
(spine) of the fetus is forming, to help minimize the risk of spina bifida. ...Read more

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Is it safe to jog while pregnant?

Is it safe to jog while pregnant?

Yes: Most pregnant women are allowed to jog in moderation if they have an uncomplicated pregnancy. ...Read more

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Travisil safe for pregnant women?

Not recommended: It is an herbal product unregulated by the fda so has no safety data in pregnancy so it is better not to take it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get pregnant at 42?

Depends: If you are in good health then you should be fine. Your risk increases if you have medical problems, take medications, etc...There are certainly higher risks of chromosomal abnormalities in the baby. Talk to your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to bowl while pregnant?

Yes: Use common sense and do not strain yourself. But in general, bowling is not that rigorous of a sport and is fine when pregnant. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to swim while pregnant?

If no problems: Swimming is great exercise while you are pregnant easy on the joints, just watch the sun exposure, if no problems u can swim all the way until your due date. ...Read more

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Is airborne safe during pregnancy?

Is airborne safe during pregnancy?

Wouldn't do it.: Airborne is a cocktail of vitamins and minerals which is supposed to boost the immune system when a common cold is suspected. It contains vitamin a, which in excess may cause birth defects. Also, there is no evidence that airborne is effective at all and you should not waste your money. ...Read more

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Is lipton tea safe while pregnant?

In moderation: This is safe, but contains some caffeine, so you should limit excessive use. ...Read more

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Is electrology safe when pregnant?

Is electrology safe when pregnant?

To be honest: I find that electrology scars your skin. I believe it is much safer to do Laser hair removal than electrology. I have had both myself and haven't shaved in years after 3 sessions, but still have scars from electrology ...Read more

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Fumgal cream is safe for pregnant?

Fumgal cream is safe for pregnant?

Anti-fungal creams: Anti-fungal creams on the skin are totally safe during pregnancy. There are some anti-yeast creams that come in form of vaginal suppositories. Those you should ask your OB about before use in pregnancy. But go ahead and treat your athlete's foot or ringworm! ...Read more

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Is it safe to dance while pregnant?

Yes: So you want to dance? No problem, dance all you like. Wear good support shoes to protect your feet and back. ...Read more