The Center for Women

 

Physicians & Surgeons for Women

 

 

4139 Boardman-Canfield Road • Canfield, OH 44406 • 330.702.1281

923 Columbiana-Canfield Road • Columbiana, OH 44408 • 330.892.8185


 

 

Cautions & Precautions During Pregnancy


AVOID THE FOLLOWING:

  • Caffeine - Eliminate completely if possible, or limit intake (1-2 8 oz. servings)
  • NutraSweet - Eliminate in first 12 weeks of pregnancy. However, Equal, Sweet One and Splenda in moderation are OK.
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Electric Blankets
  • Sodium - Limit intake
  • Herbal Remedies
  • Recreation Drugs
  • Smoking - risks include:
      – Having miscarriage or stillbirth
      – Delivering before the baby is full term
      – The baby dying after birth or from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
      – Low Birth Weight

    If you smoke, you should quit. Information is available for suggestions to help you stop smoking. There is a national telephone quit line: (800) QUITNOW
  • Alcohol
  • DO NOT CHANGE THE CAT LITTER BOX
  • NO TRAVELING OUT OF TOWN AFTER 36 WEEKS

 

ALLOWED IN THE PREGNANCY:

  • Dental X-Ray (you will be shielded)
  • Novocaine
  • Hair Coloring and perming are allowed
  • Sunless tanning lotion

 

 


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