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.

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 »

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 »

Pregnancy Safety Guide

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

Foods You Should Avoid During Pregnancy

There are certain foods that you should avoid to prevent pregnancy complications and ensure your baby's health. ... read more »

How Much Coffee Can I Drink During Pregnancy?

Is coffee and other caffeinated drinks safe 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 »

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 »

X-rays and Pregnancy Safety

X-rays done to check for certain conditions. Diagnostic x-rays are generally safe in pregnancy while therapeutic x-rays may not be safe. ... read more »

Are Diagnostic and Therapeutic X-rays Safe During Pregnancy?

Are diagnostic and therapeutic x-rays safe during pregnancy? ... read more »

Is Radiation Harmful During Pregnancy?

Diagnostic radiation does not harm the pregnancy, though you should not have unnecessary radiation during pregnancy. ... read more »

Can Sex and Exercise Harm My Baby?

Sex and exercise are safe during pregnancy. ... read more »

Cancer Treatments and Pregnancy

What is I am receiving cancer treatments while I am pregnant? Will the treatments effect the fetus? ... 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 »

Are Chemicals in Nail Salons Safe?

Although the effects on the fetus of nail salon chemicals in the air are not fully known, the exposure is quite minimal being a client and not an employee of the salon. ... read more »

Smoking in Your Second or Third Trimester

It is never too late to stop smoking. The fetus will benefit from mom stopping to smoke at any time during the pregnancy. ... 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 »

Soap, Shampoo, and Pregnancy

Nothing feels better in pregnancy than a long, warm shower and shampoo after a long day being pregnant. ... read more »

Is Hummus Safe to Eat During Pregnancy?

Hummus is a very popular, delicious food and it can surely satisfy those midnight cravings, but is it safe to eat while you are pregnant? ... read more »

Veneers During Pregnancy

The only known side effect of pregnancy that could cause an expecting woman to put off veneer application is that gums become more sensitive due to increased blood volume. ... read more »

Jewelry During Pregnancy

Some women have no skin change during pregnancy and find they are able to wear rings, earrings and necklaces. Others may have skin reactions and experience irritation to the metals in jewelry. ... read more »

Home Spa Treatments During Pregnancy

With so many concerns about manicures, pedicures, waxing, facials and massages, it seems more appropriate to consider home spa treatments in place of salon treatments which can be more sanity and convenient and tend to cost less. ... read more »

Dermabrasion and Microdermabrasion During Pregnancy

Melasma, or red, splotchy skin, is often referred to as the 'pregnancy mask'. While dermabrasion and microdermabrasion are effective treatments of melasma, they are not considered safe. ... read more »

Perfume During Pregnancy

The chemicals used in perfume are typically thought to be safe for use during pregnancy. Using a chemical based perfume during pregnancy may not be the best choice. ... read more »

CDC Report Claims Hospitals Don’t Support Breastfeeding

According to a new report from the CDC, only 4-percent of the hospitals in the United States fully support breastfeeding. Support includes education, counseling and hands-on instruction. ... read more »

Alternative Medicine in Pregnancy: Doctors Need More Proof

Doctors believe there is a critical need for science-based proof about alternative therapi ... read more »

Body Wraps

Body wraps involve the application of heated towels or wraps to specific areas of the body to melt away fat and treat aches and pains. They are not safe during pregnancy. ... read more »

Is Yoga Safe During Pregnancy?

During the first few months of pregnancy, traditional yoga poses are completely safe but you may have to make modifications as your pregnancy progresses. ... read more »

Changes in Vaginal pH May Indicate Premature Delivery

The pH of the vagina may be a good indicator of complications to come. ... read more »

Nicotine Increases Risk of Heart Problems in Infants

More and more studies are being released connecting fetal habits with lifelong side effects in children. According to researchers nicotine increases fetal blood pressure, which could lead to increased risk for heart disease and high blood pressure later in life. ... 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 »

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 »

Xyzal During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

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

Epilepsy and Seizures During Pregnancy Postpartum Postbirth

Seizures occur when the brain sends out erratic signals to multiple muscle groups at the same time. Not all seizure disorders are the same, but they all begin with this erratic messaging. The most common seizure disorder affecting pregnant women is epilepsy. ... read more »

Does Curettage Speed Up Recovery from Eclampsia/Preeclampsia?

Researchers from the Mansoura University Hospital in Egypt recently investigated the impact of immediate curettage on recovery times in patients with eclampsia or preeclampsia. ... 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 »

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 »

Venous Thromboembolism

Venous thromboembolism is a serious disorder that is the result of blood clots that form on the walls of veins. For pregnant women, VT is the number one risk of death during delivery of the baby. ... read more »

Ultrasound Safety During Pregnancy

Ultrasounds have been used for more than 50 years to take images of the human body for diagnostic use. During pregnancy, women are often given at least one ultrasound to record fetal growth, number, orientation and development. ... read more »

Surgery During Pregnancy

The ACOG (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) recognizes the fact that non-obstetric surgery during pregnancy is an issue medical professionals deal with on a daily basis. ... read more »

Can I Continue Breastfeeding While Pregnant?

You can continue to breastfeed while you are pregnant, but you may notice changes in breast milk production and supply. Progesterone increases overpower prolactin, leaving less of the lactation hormone in the blood stream. ... read more »

Going Chemical Free and Green During Pregnancy

While you're pregnant, you're likely to spend time thinking about how you can protect your unborn child from environmental dangers. One way you can support your child's health even before he or she is born is to choose products made without toxic materials. ... read more »

8 Public Places to Avoid During Cold and Flu Season

The best way to treat a cold or the flu is not to get them in the first place. Prevention means knowing where these nasty germs are hiding and avoiding them like the plague. ... read more »

Pregnant With the Flu Not a Good Thing to Do

Pregnancy changes the whole body, bringing on aches, pains, and other discomforts that are usually mild and manageable even though uncomfortable. All that changes when a pregnant woman gets the flu. ... read more »

Spring Conception + Flu = Premature Delivery?

A recent Princeton University study does demonstrate a connectionbetween spring conception and premature delivery. Seems the link is themother's bout with the flu during the latter stages of pregnancy. ... read more »

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