Is it safe to go on a cruise while pregnant?
If you have a normal, healthy pregnancy, cruising can make for a safe, relaxing, romantic vacation. With bracing ocean air and countless ship and shore activities to try, your biggest problem may be how to avoid getting worn out by all the excitement. But before booking a ticket, talk to your healthcare provider about whether or not a cruise is a good idea for you. If your pregnancy is complicated by a medical condition, a prior preterm delivery, or twins or higher multiples, your doctor or midwife may recommend against it. When you call cruise lines, ask about their restrictions for pregnant travelers and whether or not a doctor, nurse, or both will be on board. Keep in mind that many smaller ships (under 100 passengers) do not have medical personnel on staff. And don't count on a shipboard pharmacy to stock your medications. Bring a supply to cover the entire trip. Also check your health insurance policy to make sure you'll be covered if you have any complications on board or at any of the ports of call. You can buy additional travel medical coverage from most cruise lines or directly from insurance companies.
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Taking Antibiotics While Pregnant No drug, prescription, or over-the-counter, traditional or herbal, is 100% safe for 100% of the people 100% of the time. When you're pregnant, every time you take a drug there is the health and well-being of two individuals, one who is small and vulnerable, to con…sider. While a few drugs have shown to be very harmful to a developing fetus, many drugs have been used safely, and there are situations in which medication is absolutely essential to life or health. The general rule should be: take medication only on the advice of a practitioner who knows you are pregnant, and only when it is absolutely necessary. . Here are answers and opinions from FAQ Farmers: . It is recommended not to take any over-the-counter medication, however in certain situations, such as bladder infections it may be needed. Consulting a professional doctor is always the best idea. . There are many antibiotics safe to take while pregnant, be sure to inform your doc that you are pregnant if you're seeing someone other than your OB for an illness (for instance, I saw my regular family practice doc sometimes too). An infection may pose more of a threat to the baby than taking antibiotics- for instance, an untreated bladder infection may lead to premature labor or kidney failure. . Your doctor should give you a list of medications that are safe for you to take while you are pregnant but generally what you take will in effect go to your baby as well so I would not recommend taking medications unless you positively have to and are directed by your doctor. The more chicken and other birds, and meats (unless organically grown) you eat the more likely your body will develop a tolerance to some antibiotics. This is in part because of the high dosages of antibiotics given to animals to prevent diseases where they are sometimes raised. So it is a good idea to refrain from a lot of meat and meat related products. This will allow the antibiotics that you may have to take be able to do its job more effectively. ( Full Answer )
%REPLIES%. Answer . Yes, it is very safe. I vacummed up to the day I went into the hospital wih all 3 of my pregnancys.. Answer . It is safe as long as your doctor hasn't told you not to do it or if it causes pain to you. If it does, then you should talk to your doctor because it shouldn't …be causing pain. It is a very light activity that you should be able to do for all nine months.. Answer . \nMany women clean and vacuum like mad in the last few days before they go into labour. almost as if the body knows it will be too busy for the next few weeks. ( Full Answer )
\n. \n Answer \n. \nNo not usually because of the fumes. If you must try a ventilation mask with a filter and open all the windows and doors. Try to have someone else do it and you leave for the day. You can even discuss with your doctor.\n. \n Answer \n. \nThe myth that painting is u…nsafe actually started years ago when there was still lead in the paint used. However, today they have changed the product, and you should no longer be able to buy paint that contains lead. It is not a problem. The only risk you will find that comes with painting is lightheadedness which can occur from reaching above your head. I helped paint my baby room, and I just made sure it was well ventilated and I sat down and took a break every so often. But don't paint alone!!! If, for some reason,you do get a dizzy spell, you will absolutely want someone near by to make sure you don't fall and hurt yourself.\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nIt is not only lead based paints that are unsafe. Paints with high VOCs (such as oil-based enamels and epoxy) are not safe for anyone to breathe over an extended period. If you are pregnant and want to do some painting, be sure to ask for a paint with low VOC, or at least be sure to use a water based (latex) paint and have proper ventilation. Even for several days after paint has been applied it can "offgas" fumes into the air. Continue to supply fresh air to an area that is freshly painted for as long as is practical after painting.\n. \n Answer \nWhile solvent-based paints pose more of a threat, water-based paints contain anti-microbials to inhibit microbiological growth while packaged. There are known health effects resulting from occupational exposure to anti-microbials. This would be an extremely low-level exposure, but low-level exposure science is just emerging and much is still unknown. Minimizing exposure to potentially hazardous substances while pregnant (and any other time) is prudent. ( Full Answer )
Answer . \nAs long as it's cooked well, it's okay. Just no hot dogs!. Answer . Yes, as long as it is well cooked like any other meat.
Answer . \nYes, there is no problem with having a pedicure.\n. \nTowards the end of pregnancy many women have one even if they have never had one before because it is so difficult to reach to DIY. Answer . Hello there.\n. \nYes it is safe to get a pedicure during pregnancy. But if you're w…orried beforehand, ask the beatician to be certain. ( Full Answer )
Answer . \nIt sounds like a great idea to me if you feel ok. At this time of year the weather is usually good and if you are over your nausea you can take full advantage of all the food they give you.
I lived in Alaska and went 4wheeling out on the islands every chance I got. So when I found out I was pregnant, I had a long chat with my doctor and she had the same opinion that I originally had. If you are planning on rough terrain, jumps and general wild riding then no, 4wheeling is completely ou…t of the question. However, if you are planning on a gentle ride along the beach or out to a cabin being careful and going slow, then it's no different then driving down a country road in your car. Use your best judgement. If you have to question whether it's safe, you should probably hold off until after the baby is born.. i would say no cause on a bumpy road the baby could get uncomfortable and it may b possable u could throw up while ur going through rough dirt roads ( Full Answer )
Answer . It is safe to have facials while pregnant. Be sure to let your esthetician know that you are expecting. They should not use any treatments with electricity (high frequency, galvanic,etc.) I would recommend that you avoid chemical peels. Depending how far along you are you may want consid…er bringing a pillow for under your knees to take the stress off your lower back.. Answer . It is safe to have facials while pregnant. Be sure to let your esthetician know that you are expecting. They should not use any treatments with electricity (high frequency, galvanic,etc.) I would recommend that you avoid chemical peels. Depending how far along you are you may want consider bringing a pillow for under your knees to take the stress off your lower back. ( Full Answer )
If you have a bacterial infection that your doctor feels would be best treated by amoxycillin, yes it is safe. Whatever your doctor prescribes you should always tell him/her you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant, or on birth control.
Answer . Yes. Just don't plan on going out in the middle of the ocean when you are near your due date.
yes . yes it is safe to swin when you are pregnant an its good exercise an it will help when youe having the baby it wont hurt as much .
Answer . Yes, assuming you don't have some other condition which would make it unsafe to take Tylenol (such as liver disease).
Answer . No, because as you dehydrate so does your baby.. Answer. Whether you are pregnant or not, if you expose yourself to too much UV light, the ionising radiation could potentially cause mutations within your skin cells, thus leading to cancer; an inevitable result due to too much exposure …to the sun. ( Full Answer )
To a certain point. I don't think that there is any real danger to the fetus from actually being upside down. Once you get into the 2nd and 3rd trimester you will be off center from the extra weight, which could make you fall. Also, as the pregnancy progresses headstands may reduce blood flow to the… baby. I would say it's ok until you start to show, after that I would check with a doctor. ( Full Answer )
Please ask your Doctor/Gyno/Obs, but to answer your question, Whilst pregnant with my son, he was squashing my kidney causing excruciating pain. I was prescribed panadeine forte 30mg x2 as needed. I was 35 weeks pregnant. I took these for 3 days until he moved off my kidney. During the 3rd trimester… of pregnancy your baby is completely formed and 'building the last blocks' ie: lung development before birth. It is not recommended during the first trimester or the last 2 weeks prior to estimated delivery date as premature labour and dilation may be experienced. Depending on the stage of your pregnancy, you should be able to determine from this answer whether you need to take it while pregnant or better still if you could try to only use paracetamol/tylenol. P.S. my son was born on his due date, healty and happy, still is :) ( Full Answer )
Yes, however if you are at risk of pre-term labor or miscarriage, the doctor will advise against it.
i dont see the effect. As long as u dont eat it which im sure you wont.
Lortabs are considered safe during pregnancy. Anyone who tells youotherwise either has no clue or is not a doctor. I have beenprescribed them during pregnancy and of course was very concernedabout taking them...I am also high risk given that I am pregnantwith multiples (twins). My doctor states that… they are safe to takeas long as you don't take them for too long, and you get off ofthem several weeks before delivering so that your child doesn'tdisplay withdraw symptoms when it's born. Of course it's the mostmild dose, and you should only take it when absolutely necessary. Ialways recommend talking to your doctor, there is a lot of greatinformation on the internet, but a lot of it is just full of peoplethat think they know what they are talking about because they havedone minimal research or heard a story. If you are in severe paincall your doctor and ask for advice, if you don't have one call thenurse's hotline. ( Full Answer )
No. Suboxone may cause birth defects. If a woman taking Suboxone becomes pregnant, tell your doctor right away. It is important to discuss the benefits and risks of the medication to decide when, how, and if you should stop taking Suboxone. You should discuss this with both the doctor prescribing Su…boxone and with your obstetrician/gynecologist. From the research I have done on this subject, a flat out "NO" is not a correct answer. Especially considering that there are not conclusive studies supporting it.. In my humble opinion, I would advise a woman that becomes pregnant to discuss this with her OB/GYN BEFORE DISCONTINUING Suboxone. Primarily due to "conclusive studies" that indicate withdrawals from Opiates or Opiates w/ partial antagonist -DO INCREASE THE RISK OF MISCARRIAGE. In any case this is an incredibly personal decision and not one that should be taken lightly nor w/o the advice of your OB. In addition, studies suggest that it is the Naloxen (sp?) that can POSSIBLY cause risk to your baby- not the bupenephrine; therefore, expectant mothers might consider asking their physician about Subutex. There is no question that the "ideal" situation is that pregnant women be able to avoid medications in general, however this is an unrealistic expectation. ESPECIALLY for women that suffer from the disease of addiction that are actively taking steps towards their recovery. You should be proud of yourself and give pause to the information acquired solely via the Internet and discuss all options before making any decisions. ( Full Answer )
yes it is.. all the nutrition of herbalife will get into the baby... and.. when the baby is little if you take hblife your baby will have a good nutrition when he drinks the milk u giv him. herbalife is the best that happened to me in life.. it made me lose weight and made me gain money
\nThere is much debate about this topic. Studies show that consuming alcohol while pregnant can lead to birthing complications or fetal complications. Alcohol is a depressant, it can effect hormonal regulation and the developing brain of the fetus, and most often results in premature births. Ther…e are some people who would argue that drinking it in moderation cant do any harm. BUT, there is always a risk. My personal recommendation is to not consume any alcoholic beverage while pregnant as it can cause serious complications later on. ( Full Answer )
It definitely is even though there are reports of pirate attacks in some occassions. Cruise crew are trained for emergencies and they are equipped with medical people and equipment in case of medical emergencies. Cruise ships also are aware of the weather all the time and they are in contact with th…e authorities that can detect weather to make sure that the cruise will be pleasant and safe. ( Full Answer )
Yes. The oils used in oil paint are natural and will not hurt you or your child. The only concern that I would have is the cleaning of your brushes. Have your husband soak and clean your brushes if you use turpentine or turpenoid.
No expert myself, but I did find this that may help out... http://www.pregnancytoday.com/expertqa/fitness-and-exercise/is-it-safe-to-dance-during-pregnancy-1562/ . yes you can if you have been doing it before you were pregnant you can do it while being pregannt
No,shaking the fetus can cause the unborn child to have brain damage or cerebal pausey.
I think you'll find it's safer than many places in this country. Tourism involves BIG money to many of these little Islands. They WILL and DO protect their bread and butter. Are there ever problems? Yes. No matter where you go in the world, there is crime. Pickpockets love the Vatican........ B…ut for the most part, if you are prudent in where you go, when you go, and with whom, I'd let my daughter go there. Of course, if you're careless you could get into trouble anywhere. ( Full Answer )
i would see no problem going on a hayride unless the wagon was hooked up at a tractor pull.
Yes and No. It depends on what you'll be doing on your journey and when you'll be doing it. Most doctors obviously don't want you to go rock climbing or anything else obviously too strenous for pregnancy. They also would not want you to travel too far away if you are very close to your due date.
The use of benzodiazepines during pregnancy or lactation should be weighed against the potential risks. Alprazolam should not be used during pregnancy and lactation as it is believed to be associated with congenital abnormalities. In general benzodiazepines should not be used during pregnancy.
Nothing says that it is not safe, but it is not recommended. But I don't see what could go wrong with that.
Marijuana is completely safe for a pregnant woman. As i have read there are no non side effects of marijuana. Your baby will be safe if you smoke marijuana while pregnant because it actually intensifies your brain so more than likely it will intensify your babys intelligence. So hey your baby might …come out a genius. ( Full Answer )
It is relatively safe. Make sure you don't have any alcohol and if you feel bad lay down.
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No. No athletic or extreme things should be done while pregnant. It could seriously harm, or even kill the child.
If you are around 8-9 months pregnant, your water may break and you wouldn't realize it, so swimming whilst pregnant isn't the best idea.
It is safe as long as correct hygiene practices are followed. . If a cat, see if someone can change the box for you. If you have to change the box, wear some disposable gloves and a dust mask and make sure to wash your hands well after cleaning. . If an exotic animal like a turtle or lizard, it i…s very important to handle with care. Salmonella is in their fecal matter and can cause harm to a developing fetus. Wash your hands after handling (or don't handle at all) and do not allow the animal to roam the house. Clean the cage outside to prevent any feces from slipping out and being missed while cleaning. ( Full Answer )
It is generally safe to use a vibrator during pregnancy. Stimulation leading to orgasm, however, can cause contractions. If you and your healthcare provider have determined that sex is safe for you then using a vibrator should be okay. Make sure it's clean and that you don't penetrate too deeply.
As with all sex, the chances of falling pregnant are lowered when having safe sex. Having your period means the time of menstruation also lowers the chance of falling pregnant. However, there is no guarantee that you will not get pregnant.
its fine as long as you don't wear body armour, it will restrict the babies movement and cause autism. preferably go topless with a target on your belly.
Nothing is perfectly safe. You could get in a wreck on the way there. You could be mugged in the parking lot. You could be hit by debris during a crash. You might go running onto the track too early to celebrate. You might drink too much and spontaneously abort... If you're worried about the risk fr…om car fumes, you'll probably inhale more pollution on the way to/from the event than during. Does that make you feel better? Worse? ( Full Answer )
Kneeboarding is a high impact extreme sport and crashes are regular and hard. Please do not kneeboard while pregnant. It is akin to waterskiing in terms of danger.
No. This can and probably will result in a birth defect, such as S.B.S. (Shaken Baby Syndrome) if you jog on a regular basis.
Lexapro is not approved for pregnancy but I would talk to your dr.They may switch you to a lower dosage or to a pregnancy approved antidepressant.
It has it's risks so be sure that all your Dr's and nurses know that you are pregnant and/or put off any unnecessary surgeries until after delivery.
You really have to check with your doctor before taking any over the counter productions, antibiotics, herbal products or any products. If you are intimidated about visiting the doctor or if it is too inconvenient, simply walk over to the Pharmacy and ask the pharmacist for help.This is because depe…nding on the trimester of your pregnancy and your personal health history (like sulfa allergies etc.), certain antibiotics are NOT okay while pregnant. ( Full Answer )
My pain specialist says no. He told me that if I plan to become pregnant, I need to wean myself off the medicine and then schedule an appointment to find a safe alternative. You should talk to your doctor about how to safely come off Gabapentin, and how long to be off the medicine before becoming pr…egnant. ( Full Answer )
In fact, studies show that this is among the most important things to do while pregnant -- aside from outdoor truck and tractor pulls. Source? I am a pregnant doctor and mother of two with two truck-pulling trophies, '92 and '94 (my second was born in '93).
Every workplace should be safe for pregnant women to work in but if there are heavy lifting for example that is not good. I imagine you are not the only woman being pregnant at the factory though. You must have someone there responsible for safety so speak to them and bring up your concerns. it also… depends on what type of factory. ( Full Answer )
It's better known as Benadryl and is categorized as B by the FDA so it's considered safe but you always have to speak to your doctor about it first.
Well you can but if you get seasick there's no medicine to take for it since you are pregnant. And you can go into labor from week 38.