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Is Oral Sex Safe During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

This may seem like a strange question, but when it comes to sex and pregnancy couples often wonder what is and isn’t okay to do and this particular question may be awkward or embarrassing to ask your doctor. Generally, receiving oral sex from your partner is not something to worry about during pregnancy.
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Is it Safe to Use a Vibrator During Pregnancy?

By JustMommies staff

Some couples wonder if it is safe to have sex during pregnancy. This may be more worrisome in the beginning of pregnancy, especially if this is a first pregnancy. Dads may worry if they could hurt the baby somehow and moms may have similar fears as well. Couples should know that it is perfectly safe
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Herbal Teas and Pregnancy: Is it safe to drink herbal teas during pregnancy?

By Laura Leavitt

Herbal teas contain a lot of different ingredients.
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Saunas, Hot Tubs & Hot Baths During Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

Sitting in a sauna or hot tub might seem like the perfect antidote for pregnancy aches and pains, but the medical truth is that pregnant women should stay out of saunas and hot tubs. The high temperatures in those environments can raise core body temperature, which could be dangerous for expectant mothers
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Toxoplasmosis: Cat litter and Pregnancy

By Laura Leavitt

Getting someone else to clean the cat's litter is a good idea while you are pregnant. Here's why.
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Is Sleeping on Your Back During Pregnancy OK?

By JustMommies staff

If sleeping on your back is the norm, you may have to adjust your bedtime routine to accommodate your growing baby.
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Heating Pads and Pregnancy

By JustMommies staff

Is it safe to use a heating pad during pregnancy? Heating pads are generally safe to use during pregnancy, as long as you aren’t placing the heating pad directly on your belly. Using a heating pad for sore muscles or an occasional back ache is fine. The concern with pregnant women and heat is that
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Flying and Pregnancy – Do’s and Don’ts

By Laura Leavitt

Most of your pregnancy, you can fly without a problem.
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Tattoos and Pregnancy

By Maria T. Pepin

If you are pregnant and thinking about getting a tattoo, you may want to wait until after the baby is born. Pregnancy is not the best time to make body alterations. You want to do everything you can to keep yourself and your baby healthy. Most qualified licensed professionals will not knowingly tattoo
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Do's and Don’ts: Cleaning Products and Pregnant Women

By Laura Leavitt

Chemicals of all kinds should be considered carefully before they are used during pregnancy.
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