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Can I be pregnant while receiving total parenteral nutrition?
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sure! Why not?
Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) in & of itself has nothing to do w/your fertility.
It's just a means of getting you nutrition. The bigger question is why do you need tpn? Therefore, aside from that issue, if you could be pregnant, then TPN shouldn't make a difference. It's just another means of getting you calories.

In brief: Sure! Why not?
Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) in & of itself has nothing to do w/your fertility.
It's just a means of getting you nutrition. The bigger question is why do you need tpn? Therefore, aside from that issue, if you could be pregnant, then TPN shouldn't make a difference. It's just another means of getting you calories.
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin
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Dr. Walter Kobasa
Some patients in early pregnancy with severe nausea and vomiting, who are unable to eat or drink are actually placed on TPN until their symptoms resolve
Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice
In brief: Yes
Total Parenteral nutrition can provide enough calories for growth for you and your unborn child.
It will also provide all the nutrients to sustain life. Check with your doctor to make sure you both get adequate calories and nutrition.

In brief: Yes
Total Parenteral nutrition can provide enough calories for growth for you and your unborn child.
It will also provide all the nutrients to sustain life. Check with your doctor to make sure you both get adequate calories and nutrition.
Dr. Martin Fried
Dr. Martin Fried
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