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 »

Phentermine - Diet, Pregnancy, and Miscarriage

Phentermine is categorized as category C in pregnancy because it is chemically related to amphetamines, which have been shown to cause miscarriages and birth defects. ... read more »

Clomid Clomiphene and Provera Bleeding

Provera is usually given prior to clomid to cleanse the uterus, empty the old uterine lining and get ready to implantation. ... read more »

Rubella Vaccination - When Is it Safe to Get Pregnant?

How long after I have the rubella vaccine should I wait to get pregnant? ... read more »

Fetal Risk of Using Antibiotics During Pregnancy

Most antibiotics are safe to take during pregnancy especially when the risks of not treating an infection are possible higher than the treatment. ... 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 »

Femara (Letrozole) and TTC

Should I use it? Ovulation problems are among the most common causes of infertility and they are responsible for up to 50% of all cases of infertility. ... read more »

Dalmane During Pregnancy - Is It Safe?

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

Don't Stop Antidepressants in Pregnancy

Women who are taking anti-depressants before becoming pregnant may need to continue taking the medication even after they conceive. ... read more »

Categories of Antibiotics

The five antibiotic categories are A, B, C, D and X. These categories tell the doctor which antibiotics are safe to prescribe during pregnancy and which are not. ... read more »

When to Use Antibiotics During Pregnancy

Not all illnesses are infections that need or can to be treated with antibiotics. The obstetrician will judge the severity of the infection before prescribing an antibiotic. ... read more »

Can too much Vitamin E hurt my baby?

The RDA for pregnant women is 18 mg of Vitamin E. Recent studies have shown that taking in too much Vitamin E during pregnancy can cause birth defects in children. ... 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 »

Celebrity Wife Talks About Pregnancy and Anxiety

Danielle Jonas rose to fame in 2009 when she married Kevin, the oldest of the three Jonas Brothers; she talk about juggling everything while preparing for the arrival of their first child. ... read more »

Are Antibiotics Safe During Pregnancy
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Learn what doctors at top universities say about antibiotic use during pregnancy. ... read more »

How Much Coffee Can I Drink During Pregnancy?

Is coffee and other caffeinated drinks safe during pregnancy? ... read more »

NSAID Medications Increase Miscarriage Risk

Women who take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) around conception are more likely to suffer a miscarriage than women who did not take the drugs. ... read more »

Optivar During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

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

Experience of Acupuncture Eases Cancer Drugs’ Side Effects

The results of a recent clinical trial may offer the hope of relief from the distresses of cancer drugs by the experience of acupuncture. ... 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 »

Daily Baby Aspirin Could Lower Preeclampsia Risk

To reduce preeclampsia, a new study recommends certain pregnant women be routinely prescribed a regimen of one 81-milligram of aspirin — a baby aspirin — beginning at the 12th week of pregnancy. ... 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 »

Prevacid (Lansoprazole) During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

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

Xyzal During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

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

NIH: New Drugs Must Be Tested on Both Sexes

The National Institutes of Health want to see changes made in the way medical researchers in the U.S. conduct scientific studies. At the moment, the vast majority of tests are conducted on males. ... read more »

What is Pharmacogenomics?

This relatively new field combines pharmacology (the science of drugs)and genomics (the study of genes and their functions) to developeffective, safe medications and doses that will be tailored to aperson's genetic makeup. ... read more »

Valacyclovir During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Valacyclovir and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe to use while pregnant and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Antacids During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about antacids and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe to use while pregnant and/or breastfeeding? ... 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 »

Is Lidocaine Safe During Pregnancy and While Breastfeeding?

Lidocaine passes very quickly through the placenta so doctors suggest only using the anesthetic for established medical needs, but is it safe during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Decongestant Nasal Spray During Pregnancy And Breastfeeding

Are decongestant nasal sprays safe during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? Sprays are made using different medications and it depends on which one you choose. ... read more »

Can I Take Acyclovir During Pregnancy And Breastfeeding?

Is the drug Acyclovir, which is used to treat herpes simplex, safe to use while pregnant? How about if you are breastfeeding? ... read more »

New Owner Raises Toxoplasmosis Drug by 5,000+% Overnight

Shkreli made headlines around the world after changing the per-pill price of a little-known drug from $13.50 to $750, a price increase of more than 5,000% overnight. ... read more »

Is Claritin Safe During Pregnancy And While Breastfeeding?

Learn all about Claritin (loratadine) and if it's safe during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

Fluconazole During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Fluconazole and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it 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 »

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 »

Ibuprofen During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

All about Ibuprofen and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Is it safe to use while pregnant and/or 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 »

Tramadol During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

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

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 »

Preconception Medical Issues

When trying to conceive (TTC), preconception health is crucial for women facing medical issues, especially if medication is needed to control symptoms of the condition. ... 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 »

Astelin During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Astelin is an antihistamine; prescribed to combat histamine reactions associated with allergies. The medication is specifically designed to treat or prevent nasal symptoms. ... read more »

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