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Rubbing Alcohol Safe During Pregnancy
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
Is kevita sparkling probiotics drink safe during pregnancy? (Said something about small trace amounts of alcohol)
Is isopropyl alcohol safe to smell during pregnancy? I'm currently 10 weeks pregnant and smelling alcohol helps me not vomit.
Isopropyl alcohol: No it is not safe to inhale very much vapor from isopropyl alcohol as it is toxic to the system and could harm your pregnancy. Try small amounts of aromatic oils e.g. Aromatherapy or some herbs to get good effects. Try things like peppermint or lavender for relief as they are safe. ...Read more
Are Strepsils safe to take during pregnancy? The antibacterial throat lozenges contain: 2, 4-dichlorobenzyl alcohol 1.2mg, and Amylmetacresol 0.6mg...?
Is the use of flat iron spray w/argon oil and and lotion for stretch marks w/vite, collagen, cocoa butter safe during pregnancy? Many prods w/alcohol
Yes, however...: All of these should be quite safe. Alcohol should not be significantly absorbed into your skin, certainly not enough to harm your baby. However, some skin products do contain chemicals that can harm fetuses. Visit http://www. Ewg. Org/skindeep/ to check these products (it does mention moderate hazard of flat iron spray due to allergy potential but it has low developmental ; reproductive toxicity). ...Read more
Well that depends: On what product has 0.0.? % alcohol in it. Also what type of alcohol are we talking about? Methanol, ethanol, isopropanol? And what was this replaced with? More details about the product you intend to consume and for what purpose is necessary in order to provide a meaningful answer. In general, it is best to consume no products containing any amount of ethanol during pregnancy. ...Read more
Bleeding: Depends on where you are bleeding from. Some people get alcoholic gastritis and bleed from their stomachs, etc. If you mean bleeding from vagina, please see your ob-gyn physician. Also, please don't drink alcohol at all when pregnant. This compromises your baby's development, and is not fair to him or her. ...Read more
Unlikely: Amoung the original children reported with fetal alcohol syndrome the heart issues were discribed as transient murmurs or vsd (hole between lower chambers).A dose relatred effect was seen in the syndrome and many of these mothers succomed to etoh disease within a year. For cardiomyopathy you are more likely looking at acquired viral infections or rare inherited metabolic disorders (with other pbs). ...Read more
No: The early reports of fetal alcohol effects surfaced first in the 1950's& again in the 70's. The most prominent effects were dose related; the worst fetal damage to the highest alcohol intake. Research has shown direct toxic effects of alcohol on the nerves of the fetal brain & many suggest much of the ADD we see today is related to alcohol intake. No level of alcohol intake is considered safe. ...Read more
Brain injury: The early reports of fetal alcohol effects surfaced first in the 1950's & again in the 70's. The most prominent effects were dose related; the worst fetal damage to the highest alcohol intake. Research has shown direct toxic effects of alcohol on the nerves of the fetal brain, many suggest much of the ADD we see is related to alcohol intake. No level of alcohol intake is considered safe ...Read more
If alcohol were to do damage during 3rd week of pregnancy what would it be? Based on 2-4 glasses of wine per day during 3rd week only.
Difficult to say: Maybe none. There is a wide spectrum of disorders and abnormalities that can occur when mothers consume alcohol. The big concern is that it affects the developing brain, and the fetus brain is developing throughout the pregnancy. That's why the Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Association has a campaign that says " Not A Drop". We really don't know of safe levels of alcohol consumption. ...Read more
Can I eat food cooked with alcohol during pregnancy? I ate a shedded beef taco and didn't know they put cooking wine in before cooking.
Is a fetus safe from excessive alcohol consumption at approx 8 weeks? Alcohol consumption and pregnancy
Not always, but...: Alcohol can damage a baby's brain causing cognitive, learning, emotional and behavior problems. We don't know how much alcohol it takes, but we do know that drinking too much on just a few occasions can cause FAS even if you don't drink at all during the rest of the pregnancy! best option—no drinking while pregnant. Next best—stop drinking as early as possible in pregnancy. ...Read more
Taking a prenatal pill twice a day (recommended dose) that has polyvinyl alcohol and polyethylene glycol - are those ingredients safe for pregnancy?
PRESERVATIVES: Polyvinyl alcohol and polyethylene glycol are preservatives that are included in many products and have proven safe in most instances. We really can't be totally sure of safety in pregnancy, since it simply is not possible to test them in pregnant women. However they have been included in many products often used by pregnant women over many years. The amounts included are very minimal. ...Read more
If you a mother's blood supply does not cross over into the placenta till 6 weeks, how could alcohol effect an embryo during the 3rd week of pregnancy?
Mother & baby: The embryo is nourished directly from the cells lining the mothers uterus. This continues until development of the placenta and umbilical cord takes over the job. I know you are concerned about your alcohol consumption early in your pregnancy. The thing is there are no absolutes here. Chances are everything will be fine. See your doctor, take your vitamins, and take care of yourself. ...Read more
Is using hand sanitizer (with the active ingredient Ethyl Alcohol 70%) harmful during the pregnancy?
Pregnant in fifth month, in the first 2 or 3 weeks of pregnancy I took dostinex (cabergoline) tab, drank alcohols\cigarettes\had chest xray on week1or 2, any harms?
Tough to say: All these things are certainly NOT recommended when pregnant, but there have been many other examples of women doing the same types of things, and the babies have been fine. Time will tell, and be sure to keep regular appointments with your OB/GYN, stay healthy, and be well. Best wishes. ...Read more
Pregnancy: Early pregnancy test can confirm. If positive, drinking is a no no. ...Read more
No good: May affect brain cells and possibly other ones. ...Read more
Moderation: Always and all things in moderation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Physical & mental: .Alcohol is a teratogen; it can cause malformations of the brain & other organs from the 3rd week of conception on. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, of which fetal alcohol syndrome is the worst, can cause small brain & body, dev. Delays, intellectual disability, adhd, behavior problems, learning problems, executive functions deficits & more. Stop drinking asap. See more @ fasdcenter. Samhsa. Gov. ...Read more
Alcohol and NyQuil: If you are pregnant it is best to avoid these products. ...Read more
The alcohol: Will not effect the results of the pregnancy test. ...Read more
Is consuming alcohol within the first 2 weeks of pregnancy as bad as if it were consumed in the 4-5+ weeks?
No: It will not cause fetal alcohol syndrome at that point; many do not even know they are pregnant that early. ...Read more
I drank alcohol once but I don't know that I'm on my 5months going to 6 months pf pregnancy. Does it affects my baby?
My wife drank a lot of alcohol 1 st month of pregnancy. I am really worried if everything will b fine. This was the only time she had alcohol in life?
Yes: This is common and typically doesn't affect pregnancy at this early stage. Most important is that she identified that she was pregnant and I'm sure is taking appropriate steps to ensure the health of herself and the developing embryo/fetus. You didn't quantify what 'a lot' was, so difficult to answer specifically. For some women that would be 5 drinks in one setting, for others, that could be 2. ...Read more
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