5 Mistakes To Avoid During Pregnancy

4. Self-Medicating

Medication - Over the Counter - otc
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While you may think medicine is anti-depressant or other strong drugs, it’s even recommended that you stop taking seemingly harmless medications and treatments. Antacids, paracetamol and acne creams are equally as harmful. Over the counter medicines and harsh beauty treatments can have adverse effects on your pregnancy.

Congenital abnormalities in your baby are a possibility.
Only take pills that your doctor prescribes to you. Any vitamins or supplements that a doctor recommends are to help you meet requirements of your health during pregnancy. If they are making you nauseous, speak with your doctor so they can recommend another brand. If you’re experiencing acid reflux or headaches, seek advice from your doctor instead of self-medicating.

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