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Can antibiotics harm my unborn child?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Maybe

There is evidence that some antibiotics may have fetal interactions.
Best check with your doctor before taking any.

In brief: Maybe

There is evidence that some antibiotics may have fetal interactions.
Best check with your doctor before taking any.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Varies

There are some antibiotics that could interfere with bone formation and stain babies teeth.
There are some that would make baby more prone to jaundice if given close to the time of delivery. However, if your doc knows you are pregnant, they select meds that pose no risk for baby.

In brief: Varies

There are some antibiotics that could interfere with bone formation and stain babies teeth.
There are some that would make baby more prone to jaundice if given close to the time of delivery. However, if your doc knows you are pregnant, they select meds that pose no risk for baby.
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Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry

In brief: Generally

No, however please check with your OB as some infections may require a different regimen.

In brief: Generally

No, however please check with your OB as some infections may require a different regimen.
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