Pregnancy Medicines and Supplements

Painkillers not linked to miscarriage

Painkillers not linked to miscarriage

New research suggests over the counter painkillers don't increase the risk of miscarriage. Continue reading

Anti-depressants linked with seizures in babies

Anti-depressants linked with seizures in babies

New US research suggests that anti-depressant use by Mum could cause seizures in infants. Continue reading

Pregnancy allergy

Pregnancy and allergies

Allergy UK answer your questions about allergies and pregnancy. Continue reading

Vitamin D in pregnancy

Vitamin D and pregnancy

What is vitamin D, why do we need it and how to ensure we're getting enough. Continue reading

Can I take ibuprofen while I’m breastfeeding?

Can I take ibuprofen while I’m breastfeeding?

Yes, you can take ibuprofen as long as you do not have an active stomach ulcer or asthma that

Can I take ibuprofen when I’m pregnant?

Can I take ibuprofen when I’m pregnant?

It depends on what stage of pregnancy you're at. Continue reading

Can I take hay fever medicine during pregnancy?

Can I take hay fever medicine during pregnancy?

Make sure you check your hay fever medicine with your doctor during pregnancy. Continue reading

Can I take paracetamol during pregnancy?

Can I take paracetamol during pregnancy?

Ideally you should avoid taking medicines if you can. Continue reading

Are complementary therapies safe during pregnancy?

Are complementary therapies safe during pregnancy?

Complementary treatments should be used alongside but never replace the treatment offered by your doctor. Continue reading

Can I take cod liver oil supplements when I’m pregnant?

Can I take cod liver oil supplements when I’m pregnant?

When you're pregnant, you shouldn't take any supplements that contain vitamin A. Continue reading