Is It Safe

 

Below are many of the no-nos that pregnant women encounter. Some are valid, some are blown out of proportion, and some are completely full of shit.

Pregnancy and insect repellent.

Most effective bug sprays contain a chemical called diethyl-3-methyl benzamide (DEET). A certain amount is absorbed through the skin into your bloodstream, and it…

antibiotics & pregnancy

Can I take antibiotics while pregnant?

Has that thing-that-you-always-get-with-the-problem-that-goes-with-it come back? Can you take antibiotics for it? Maybe. Common antibiotics that are considered safe are penicillins (such as amoxicillin and…