Adverse Effects of Vinpocetine

Have you heard of vinpocetine? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has officially issued a statement warning consumers, especially women of childbearing age, of this harmful ingredient. ... read more »

Categories of Drugs In Pregnancy

Drugs in pregnancy are categorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) into category A, B, C, D, or X, depending on how much evidence there is of potential harm to the fetus: ... read more »

Allergies in Pregnancy - What's Safe?

Women who suffer from allergies may find that they get better, stay the same, or feel even worse in pregnancy — each individual's response is different. ... read more »

Medications and Pregnancy

Should I continue or stop taking medications during pregnancy? ... read more »

Penicillin and Pregnancy

What does Penicillin do? ... read more »

Is it Safe to Take Medication During Pregnancy?

Is it safe to take medication during pregnancy? ... read more »

Should I Continue Taking my Medications During Pregnancy?

Most medications are safe in pregnancy. Before discontinuing or stopping any medication because of a pregnancy, it's important to talk to your doctor. ... read more »

Can I Use Acne Skin Care Products While Pregnant?

While pregnant moms may see an increase in acne during pregnancy, many prescription acne treatments are not considered safe during pregnancy. ... read more »

Dalmane During Pregnancy - Is It Safe?

Dalmane is a category X drug and it should not be taken during pregnancy. ... read more »

Pregnancy and HIV

Getting pregnant when a woman is HIV+ can be a tough decision to make if the woman already knows her status. If she doesn't, there are still ways to protect the baby. ... read more »

Clomiphene (Clomid) During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Clomiphene (Clomid) during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe? ... read more »

Clomid During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Clomid (Clomiphene) during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Carbamazepine Linked to Increased Risk for Spina Bifida

Women who suffer from epilepsy often take anti-epileptic medications throughout their pregnancy. ... read more »

Prilosec During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Prilosec during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Serophene (Clomiphene) During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Serophene (Clomiphene) during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Paxil (Paroxetine) During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Paroxetine (Paxil) during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe? ... read more »

Pepcid Complete During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Pepcid Complete during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Xyzal During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Xyzal during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Xanax During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Xanax during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Asthma in Pregnancy

Asthma is a condition which affects the lungs. Women with asthma who become pregnant must make sure that they properly manage their condition or they put both themselves and their baby at risk.   ... read more »

Bladder Infection During Pregnancy

Pregnant women may be more susceptible to urinary tract infections and bladder infections. ... read more »

Can I Take Tylenol During Pregnancy And While Breastfeeding?

Learn all about acetaminophen and if it is safe to use while pregnant and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Medications in Pregnancy: General Principles

When it comes to taking medications in pregnancy, there is one major rule of thumb that all women need to follow: always ask your obstetrician about the safety of a medication before taking it. ... read more »

What Allergy Medications are Safe During Pregnancy?

Most allergy medications are safe in pregnancy. Learn more about them here. ... read more »

Cold Medications Prove Hazardous for Pregnant Women

A new warning has been issued for pregnant women about the dangerous effects of taking cold medications during pregnancy. Experts at the CTIS (California Teratogen Information Service) division of Pregnancy Health Information issued the warning. ... read more »

Can I Take Nexium During Pregnancy and While Breastfeeding?

Is the drug Nexium, which is used to treat GERD and other stomach issues, safe to use while pregnant? How about if you are breastfeeding? ... read more »

Zantac 75 During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Zantac 75 during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Tagamet HB During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Tagamet HB during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Elestat During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Elestat during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Clarinex During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Calrinex during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe? ... read more »

Zoloft During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Zoloft during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Fertinex During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Fertinex during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Gonal-F During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Gonal-F during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Oxycodone During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Oxycodone during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe? ... read more »

Breastfeeding with Allergies

One of the difficulties that women face is restrictions concerning the types of medications they can take during pregnancy. These restrictions typically end once a woman has given birth. ... read more »

Spontaneous Abortion and Ustekinumab Therapy

Ustekinumab is a medication used for the treatment of plaque psoriasis. Researchers from the Aristotle University Medical School in Greece believe there could be a connection between the drug and spontaneous abortion. ... read more »

Wellbutrin During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Wellbutrin during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Allegra During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Allegra is an over-the-counter allergy medication once available only by prescription. The medication is commonly used as a preventative treatment for seasonal allergies, but may be suggested to some patients for off-label treatment of other medical conditions. ... read more »

Patanol During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Patanol during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Phentermine During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Phentermine during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe? ... read more »

Vancomycin During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Vancomycin during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe during pregnancy, breastfeeding and TTC? ... read more »

More Babies Being Born Addicted to Opiates Every Hour

This study may be one of the first to look at the trend of opiate use during pregnancy on a national scale. ... read more »

HIV Drugs May Increase Risk of Birth Defects

Women who are HIV positive often take anti-retroviral drugs to reduce the symptoms associated with the virus and protect the fetus from contracting HIV during pregnancy and childbirth. ... read more »

hCG While Pregnant and Breastfeeding

All about Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Follistim While Pregnant and Breastfeeding

All about Follistim during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Combination Therapy Protects Infants From Two Malaria Strains

In some developing nations, malaria is a constant threat to infant and child health. There are multiple strains of malaria, but for the first time, doctors are able to treat two of the most common strains simultaneously with combination therapy. ... read more »

Is Taking Pepcid AC During Pregnancy Safe?

All about Pepcid AC during pregnancy, breastfeeding and trying to conceive (TTC). Is it safe for use? ... read more »

Are Medications Harmful During Pregnancy?

Can medications be harmful during pregnancy? ... read more »

5 OTC Pain Medications Pregnant Women Should Avoid

You may think you are heading to the store to buy a simple, over-the-counter (OTC) painkiller, but you could be putting your unborn baby at risk of fetal complications. ... read more »

A Category X Drug You Should Know About

If you come down with RSV during your pregnancy, there is a good chance your doctor won’t even think to give you Riboflavin because of the clearly stated risks. ... read more »

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