THE DRUGS YOU CAN TAKE & THOSE TO AVOID WHEN PREGNANT

While it is true that you should avoid unnecessary medicines in pregnancy, particularly in the first three months when all your babys vital organs are being formed, there may be times when you need to take medicine indeed some, such as antibiotics, insulin, folic acid or drugs to treat epilepsy or thyroid conditions, may be vital to your health and your babys. Read on to find out what you can and cant take.

ANTACIDS:

Heartburn and indigestion are vey common in pregnancy. Before you reach for the antacid, try self-help cures, such as eating small, frequent meals, avoiding spicy foods and sleeping propped up on pillows.

Whats safe: Calcium carbonate or compounds, such as