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Its Safe Continuing Bifilac During Pregnancy
I had 3 c sections jan 2001, nov2004 and may 2012 respectively and im pregnant 6 weeks. No complications during pregnancy is it safe to continue 4th?
Yes: Unless your doctor told you otherwise at the time of your last c- section it should be fine. ...Read more
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
I'm using tarte cosmetic during pregnancy. I'm at 21 weeks. Is it safe to continue using the products? Or should I discontinue it?
Hi I am 5 weeks pregnant rebound instructor. I have always led very active life style. Is it safe to continue rebounding during pregnancy? Thank you!
Depends: It depends what that enzyme is. I suggest resubmitting the question and specifically mentioning the name of medication you are curious about. ...Read more
Is it safe to continue taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) during pregnancy? Age: 37 health: excellent
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is fda pregnancy category c, which means that it is not known whether Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) will harm an unborn baby. It could cause premature birth, low birth weight, or withdrawal symptoms in a newborn if the mother takes this medication during pregnancy. Be sure that your doctor knows you are taking this medication and that you discuss this as it could have risks. Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby, so be sure to tell your doctor if you are planning to breast feed also. ...Read more
Is 200mg of seroquel unsafe during pregnancy? My psychiatrist said it’s not safe but my OBGYN and primary doc said it’s safe. Should I continue it?
Individual case: The use of this medication during pregnancy requires a discussion with your doctor. The risks of use must be weighed against the risks of not treating the underlying condition. Factors would include the severity of your psychiatric disorder and your functional status off the medication. Your Obgyn and Psychiatrist may want to arrange a phone call and coordinate your care with you. ...Read more
I have pcos and I eat low net carbs per day, high healthy fats, moderate protein and dairy and abundant veggies is it safe to continue during pregnancy?
See dietitian: Congratulations on being so health conscious. The person to best address your question would be a dietitian. I suggest your doctor put in a dietary consult for you. You can have the consultant take a close look at you eating habits and match them up with dietary needs in pregnancy, specifically making sure you get the appropriate amount of calories. ...Read more
I would not: This syrup is not available in the US but reading online it contains all sorts of stuff that may or may not have hormonal effects. There also does not appear evidence that is actually works. I would avoid ...Read more
Can you tell if it is risky to continue working as a cna performing heavy lifting during pregnancy & possible hernia?
What do you think?: A bit of common sense is the most important. I trust that you are a female? ...Read more
Can my wife continue to use 100mcg fentanyl patches during pregnancy? She has been prescribed this for pain for the last 4 years now.
Can I travel by train during very early pregnancy (first month)? Also can I continue to drive a two wheeler to my office daily? Please reply soon.
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
Is a syrup from Peru used for weight loss literature review showed that it is beneficial for premenopausal women
Who are obese and with insulin resistance. Although it seems sake and product is natural, it did not not do any study on pregnancy. It would be wise not to use any medication including herbal or natural during pregnancy. ...Read more
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
Sideways from rear: Is safest. Male lying under partner with female on top either facing each other or female's back toward partner are both also safe positions. Male sitting underneath on a chair with female either facing him, or both facing forward works for some couples. ...Read more
Most are safe: The main focus in should be nutrition and eating a healthy diet. Avoid more than 1-2 servings per week of high mercury fish such as shark and swordfish. Just like non pregnant women - avoid raw or uncooked meats and eggs. Avoid unwashed fruits and vegetables especially sprouts. Avoid unpasteurized diary products such as raw milk and soft cheeses. ...Read more
Controversial: There have been so many cases of sprouts contaminated by e. Coli or other pathologic bacteria, it's difficult to advise. If you know the producer of the sprouts is fastidious about their handling & preparation, they should be ok but if there is any doubt, don't risk them. ...Read more
Do you mean ADVIL (ibuprofen)?:
Generally, it isn't recommended during pregnancy. Avil (pheniramine)
is an antihistamine which has anticholinergic effects that is used for allergic conditions. Avil is pregnancy category c. Drugs. Com defines fda category c as “animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus ; there are no adequate ; well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use >. ...Read more
Most likely: I looked up this product and its likely safe for use. However, no can promise you safety until we see reports on users hand what there pregnancy outcomes where. These students usually come from observation as most people are unwilling to subject themselves to studies where the outcome may be a bad effect on your baby. ...Read more