Pregnancy safety is a relative new term to mean that recommendations are made and guidelines implemented wither outside or inside the hospital to ensure that both mothers and babies are safe.

Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

There are certain foods that you should avoid before and during pregnancy ... read more »

(Pre) Pregnancy Nutrition and Food Guide

Learn what you should and shouldn't eat while pregnant to help ensure a healthy pregnancy. ... read more »

Is it Healthy to Work Up Until My Due Date?

Many women wonder if working up until their pregnancy due date is safe for their health and the health of their unborn child. Find out! ... read more »

Air Pollution Exposure and Pregnancy Outcomes

According to several studies, even low levels of air pollution can negatively affect pregnancies and fetal morbidity risks. ... read more »

4th of July Beach Safety for Pregnant Women and New Moms

You may think having a new baby or being pregnant will put a hiccup in your beach vacation, but it doesn't have to. ... read more »

Summer Pregnancy Survival: Be A Cool Hot Mama-To-Be

Staying indoors and positioning yourself in the path of your air conditioner is one option for surviving an August heat wave, but smart clothing choices can also help you enjoy the summer months. ... read more »

Marijuana and Pregnancy

Marijuana use in pregnancy can harm the baby. That is why all major medical organization such as ACOG and the CDC recommend that you do not use marijuana when trying to get pregnant and during pregnancy. ... read more »

Moving Furniture During Pregnancy

If you are thinking about moving furniture while you are pregnant, you need to be aware of certain strains that moving furniture can place on your body during this time. ... 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 »

No Alcohol Consumption Is Safe During Pregnancy

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) is a condition that affects the growing fetus when a pregnant woman consumes alcohol during pregnancy. ... read more »

Pregnancy Safety Guide

Everything you need to know about which activities, sports, and foods are safe. ... read more »

Can Vomiting During Pregnancy Hurt My Baby?

Morning sickness is a typical part of pregnancy but can vomiting too much hurt my baby? And when does vomiting become a problem in pregnancy? ... read more »

Take-out and Fast Food During Pregnancy

Take-out and fast food should be avoided during pregnancy if possible. These foods contain loads of salt, sugar and sometimes even chemicals that can harm both the mother and the unborn child. ... read more »

Is Smoked Seafood Safe During Pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat smoked seafood during pregnancy? ... read more »

Is It Safe To Eat Sushi or Raw Fish During Pregnancy?

Eating sushi and raw fish is part of a healthy diet, but is it safe during pregnancy? And can sushi harm my unborn baby? ... read more »

Is It Safe To Eat Halloween Candy While Pregnant?

It's Halloween time, and being pregnant doesn't mean you have to miss out on the festivities! After all, having candy at Halloween is no different from having candy at any other time of the year during pregnancy. ... read more »

3 Most Common Questions About Pregnancy Sex

Questions about pregnancy sex are common but many people are afraid to ask. ... read more »

Water Disinfection Products Are No Harm In Pregnancy

Drinking water that contains disinfection by-products at regulatory cut-off levels does not appear to raise a pregnant woman's risk of delivering a small baby or delivering prematurely, new research shows. ... read more »

Pregnancy After Miscarriage Safer Within Six Months

A study on the website for the British Medical Journal reveals women who wait six months or less to get pregnant after a miscarriage are more likely to conceive and carry a fetus full-term. The study was completed in Scotland. Researchers noted that the results could be relevant to populations like Scotland, developing countries may wish to continue following the guidelines of the World Health Organization (WHO). ... 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 »

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 »

Dalmane During Pregnancy - Is It Safe?

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

TB (Tuberculosis) Test During Pregnancy

Is it safe to get a TB (tuberculosis) test during pregnancy? ... read more »

Teeth Cleaning and Pregnancy

Besides brushing twice a day and flossing daily, you should have your teeth professionally cleaned once during your pregnancy. ... read more »

Belly Button Ring During Pregnancy

Having a new belly button piercing during pregnancy is not a good idea as the skin may not heal properly. ... read more »

Cold Cuts Deli Meats and Pregnancy - Safe to Eat?

Cold cuts as well as lunch and deli meats during pregnancy are a hot topic and to be on the safe side it is recommended that you avoid these during pregnancy for your baby's sake. ... read more »

Tattoos During Pregnancy

It is important to inform your physician of any and all tattoos and the age of each to minimize any possible risks. As your body changes, your tattoo likely changes too. ... read more »

Raw Sprouts During Pregnancy - Are They Safe?

Raw sprouts should not be consumed by pregnant women because of the potential health hazards they pose. ... read more »

Is Tattoo Removal Safe During Pregnancy?

Tattoo removal during pregnancy is not recommended because of possible increase in skin scarring. ... read more »

Canned Food During Pregnancy - Is it Safe?

Cans or metal lids on glass jars can rust. When rust is deep enough, tiny holes open in the can or lid that may let spoilage agents in. Shipping accidents that dent or crush cans cause problems. ... read more »

How Safe Is It To Whiten My Teeth At Home?

Most doctors recommend to see your dentist at least once during pregnancy. Gum disease in pregnancy has been found to increase certain pregnancy complications such as premature deliveries. ... read more »

On Your Feet All Day During Pregnancy

Is it safe to be on your feet all day during pregnancy? ... read more »

Alcohol, TTC, and Pregnancy

Even one glass of alcohol can significantly harm the developing fetus. ... read more »

Trichomoniasis During Pregnancy

Trichomoniasis or trich, is a sexually transmitted disease. When a pregnant woman is infected with trich, she may be at increased risk of problems during pregnancy such as early delivery. ... read more »

STD - Recommended Screening

Intrauterine or perinatally transmitted STDs can have fatal or severely debilitating effects on a fetus. Here are the CDC (Centers for Diseases Control) recommendations for screening of pregnant women ... read more »

Bowling During Pregnancy

It is usually safe to go bowling during pregnancy, but you need to take certain precautions to prevent injury. ... read more »

Caffeine Consumption and Miscarriage

Drinking coffee and caffeine early in pregnancy may increase your risk of miscarriage and spontaneous abortion. ... read more »

Toxoplasmosis and Pregnancy

How do I get infected with toxoplasmosis during pregnancy? ... read more »

Toxoplasmosis Prevention

How to prevent toxoplamosis. ... read more »

Chickenpox During Pregnancy - How Serious Is It?

Chicken pox (varicella is usually worse in adults who didn't have chicken pox as children. It's even worse in pregnant women as it puts them at high risk of developing life-threatening pneumonia. ... read more »

Cesarean Section Maternal Risks

Complications of a cesarean section include bleeding, infections, injury to organs, and future placenta accreta and placenta previa. ... read more »

Are Dental X-rays Safe In Pregnancy?

Diagnostic radiation including dental X-rays are safe, specifically if you use a lead cover. Diagnostic radiation has far less X-ray dosage than therapeutic radiation which is used to treat cancer and which exposes you to much higher radiation. ... 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 »

Chemicals, Toxins, Environmental Risks, and Pregnancy Guide

This effect on the health of mothers, fathers, and babies in utero has prompted the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) to call for stricter policies concerning environmental chemicals. ... read more »

Eating Disorders Fertility and Pregnancy

Eating disorders are mental illnesses that affect a person's emotions, attitudes and behaviors surrounding food and weight. ... 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 »

Smoking and Pregnancy

Smoking can cause more than low birth weight. Pregnant mothers who smoke are at an increased risk of miscarriage and premature birth. ... read more »

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