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Can caffeine harm an unborn baby?

Can caffeine harm an unborn baby?

Unlikely: Small amounts of caffeine are probably safe in pregnancy. It's best to limit yourself to less than 200 mg a day, about the amount in two 8 ounce cups of coffee. Large amounts of caffeine, can interfere with your sleep, cause dehydration and stimulate heart rate irregularities. Caffeinated sodas have about 1/3 the caffeine as coffee and tea has about 1/2. ...Read more

Virus (Definition)

A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more


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Will the herb black cohosh harm an unborn baby?

Will the herb black cohosh harm an unborn baby?

Not advisable: Has not been proven safe to take when you are pregnant, u should wait till after the baby is born and after u are done breast feeding. ...Read more

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Can ajax harm an unborn baby I ate a sandwich that tasted like it . I just want to know just in case I did eat some on my sandwich from the store?

Can ajax harm an unborn baby I ate a sandwich that tasted like it . I just want to know just in case I did eat some on my sandwich from the store?

Yuck: Hopefully the store did not put this in your sandwich. A limited exposure like this is highly unlikely to cause a problem other than leaving a bad taste in your mouth. Next time just throw it out. ...Read more

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Can taking dayquill, kill or harm an unborn baby?

Can taking dayquill, kill or harm an unborn baby?

See your physician: See your ob doctor, usually these meds are not used when pregnant. ...Read more

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Will anaphylaxis harm my unborn baby?

Will anaphylaxis harm my unborn baby?

Yes: Anaphylaxis in the mother may cause profound distress in the fetus. Be sure to have a couple of Epinephrine injectors with you at all times and take extra precaution on the triggers. ...Read more

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Can crying do any harm to my unborn baby?

Can crying do any harm to my unborn baby?

No: Congratulations on your pregnancy. People will tell you this should be a joyful time, but human emotions are complex and often incomprehensible. If you find yourself tearing up for no reason, perhaps you can talk with your physician and get help learning ways to manage your thoughts. If there's a clear source of sorrow in your life, your physician or another wise person is a resource. ...Read more

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Will often smelling rubbing alcohol harm my unborn baby?

Will often smelling rubbing alcohol harm my unborn baby?

"Sniff" test: If you are smelling rubbing alcohol when it is applied to an area on the body therapeutically in a well ventilated area, no. If you are "sniffing" alcohol as a practice then the answer is yes, that could be harmful. ...Read more

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Can hunger harm my unborn baby?

Can hunger harm my unborn baby?

That depends: If you mean that you are eating a meal 1-2 hours late, so you are hungry, then no, this is fine. If you mean you are not eating regular meals or not getting enough nutrition, then yes, this can harm your unborn baby. ...Read more