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.

When you put all the dos and don’ts together it is overwhelming – to say the least. While you should take it all under consideration, don’t let it freak you out. There is no such thing as a perfect pregnancy but you can certainly have a great one.

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…