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    Is it Safe? How Safe is it in Pregnancy?

    Read here more about what is safe and what is not in pregnancy and while trying to conceive. Which activities and sports, which foods, which exposures can potentially harm your developing baby? ... more »

    Can I Drink Wine During Pregnancy

    Wine contains large amounts of alcohol which can potentially lead to fetal malformations and especially a severe condition called "fetal alcohol syndrom (FAS)". ... more »

    Parents, Your Toddler’s Car Seat is Probably Facing the Wrong Direction

    For optimum safety, car seats for the smallest children must face the rear of the vehicle, but an alarming number of parents ignore this recommendation. ... more »

    X-Rays in Pregnancy - How Safe Are They

    X-rays are generally safe in pregnancy. If your doctor finds you need x-rays for a medical problem or injury, it's OK to have them. ... more »

    Can I Drink Coffee Caffeine During Pregnancy - Is It Safe?

    Limited intake of coffee during pregnancy is safe. Most studies have shown that it's safe to have coffee in pregnancy as long as it's less than 3 cups or the equivalent of 300 mg of caffeine a day. ... more »

    Preventing Food-borne Illness During Pregnancy

    Preventing food-borne illness is always important, but is especially so during pregnancy when the consequences can adversely affect the mother and the unborn child. ... more »

    How Safe Is Spray-Tanning In Pregnancy

    Great news for the fake tan lovers: if you want to add to your natural pregnant glow then self-tanners are perfect. ... more »

    Caffeinated Sodas In Pregnancy

    Caffeine and other ingredients in sodas like Coke or Pepsi may worry many women because they are unsure if it will harm the baby. ... more »

    Are Hot Tubs Safe In Pregnancy

    Hot tubs can be very relaxing to pregnant women, and they are safe as long as the water does not heat up your body too much. ... more »

    How Safe Is Using a Hot Tub in Pregnancy

    Hot tubs can be very relaxing to pregnant women, and they are safe as long as the water does not heat up your body too much. ... more »

    FDA Warning on Codeine and Breastfeeding

    The FDA today warned breastfeeding mothers who take codeine for after-birth pain to carefully watch their babies for signs of life-threatening drug side effects. ... more »

    Food: Know the 3 Major Problems

    Steer clear of foods that pose health risks for you and your baby. When you're pregnant, it is important to steer clear of foods that pose health risks for you and your baby. ... more »

    Flying and Pregnancy: How Safe Is It?

    There were initially concerns about flying in pregnancy but these concerns are nowadays lessened. ... more »

    Dr. Amos' 15 Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy

    These preconception and pregnancy tips ensure that you can improve chances getting pregnanct and having a healthy baby ... more »

    Vaccinations During Pregnancy - Which Are Safe

    There are certain vaccinations which are safe during pregnancy while others are contraindicated. See the complete list here. ... more »