Healthy eating in pregnancy, and enough of it, is very important for your baby to grow and develop. During the second and third trimesters, you should consume 200 to 300 more calories than you did before you became pregnant. Think of this as an extra snack you eat sometime during the day.
The over-the-counter medications on this list are safe in pregnancy and breastfeeding when used as directed. In general it is best to avoid any medication while pregnant, especially in the first 12 weeks. However, if necessary, the medications below may be used. If you have symptoms requiring the use of these medicines for more than […]