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Can You Take Medications While Pregnant?

Learn what you need to know about taking medications while you're pregnant from childbirth educator Elizabeth Mangum-Sarach in this Howcast video.

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You only want to use medications when the benefit of the medication outweighs the potential hazard to you or your baby.

Always speak with your care provider or pharmacist before taking over-the-counter, prescribed, or any home remedies during pregnancy.

There are some conditions that are risky enough to the mother and the child to require treatment. Some of these conditions are things such as epilepsy, pneumonia, and/or asthma. Always speak with your care provider before taking any medications during pregnancy.

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