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Safe Creams To Use During Pregnancy
Is anti itch cream safe to use during pregnancy? Is there a homeopathic remedy that's better for big bites?
Baking Soda: For individual bites a paste made from baking soda and water will stop the itching and is OK to use during pregnancy. Apply the paste directly to the bite area only. For multiple bites you can add a 1/4 cup of baking soda to a luke warm bath to soothe the itching as well. Soak in the bath for up to 15 min then rinse well. ...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
Yes: Check with your OB about all symptoms. ...Read more
Self tanning lotions: Self tanning lotions are fine to use during pregnancy unlike tanning booths which are always harmful to the skin whether pregnant or not. Just make sure to exfoliate very gently prior to applying the self tanning lotion as it tends to concentrate in areas of dry skin buildup. ...Read more
Cooking Curry: Although cream can be high in fat and calories - just use in moderation. From a safety standpoint - what is important is that the cream has been pasteurized. Avoid any non-pasteurized dairy. ...Read more
Here is the information available:
•PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you plan on becoming pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using Aclovate cream during pregnancy. It is unknown if Aclovate cream is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using Aclovate cream, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby. ...Read more
Weight gain: Sounds delicious. Just watch the calories. It's not dangerous to the baby to eat dessert on occasion. ...Read more
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Yes: Yes. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Is blue bunny's coffee break ice cream safe to eat during pregnancy? I believe it contains coffee liqueur.
Yes: Once in a great time it should be fine. Make sure you don't abuse it! ...Read more
HiI am 34 weeks pregnant. And I recently purchased this cream names Body Merry Stretch mark cream. Is this Safe During Pregnancy? Thanks
Yes: But it is a waste of 25 bucks. The claims are all made up by people selling it. You will get the same result with vaseline or the moisturizer of your choice. Don't be a sucker. ...Read more
I have used veet- Hair removal cream 2-3 times already during my pregnancy? But I just read that these creams should be avoided. Is my baby safe?
See below: Use of thiogycolate hair removal products is discouraged in pregnancy because of theoretical risks. No studies have been done showing it is safe or toxic for use in pregnancy according to the NIH. Because it reacts with hair enough to promote removal of hair, its use is discouraged in pregnancy. You should check with your OB-GYN, however, even though risk of fetal effects is low. ...Read more
I don't recommend: Any products that haven't been tested in pregnant women ...Read more
It is safe: This cream will not be absorbed and will have no effect on your developing baby. You may use it as directed without problems. ...Read more
Acne cream: I think all are ok. I would double check with your OB they have certain likes and dislikes. I would stick with their program. Good luck and feel better ...Read more
Is it safe to con't using nair hair bleach and eflornitine cream for unsightly moderate facial hair during pregnancy (6 weeks) with history of pcos?
What topical steroid cream is safe to use for treating vitiligo during pregnancy. A doctor prescribed Melanocyl. Is it ok to use it?
Applying skin hair bleach, body hair removing creams or hair coloring products safe while trying 2 conceive? How about during pregnancy?
Is it safe that I used face creams during my first trimester of pregnancy its like 3months I guess. And its really killing me to know what will happen?
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