15 Things You've Gotta Do Before You Get Pregnant

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Andrea Barbalich on Sep 1, 2010 at 1:48PM

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a Andrea Barbalich on Sep 1, 2010 at 2:06PM

Some prescription and over-the-counter medications are safe to take during pregnancy; some are not. For still others, the effects are unknown. You may need to switch to a different drug once you become pregnant, or you may have to stop altogether until the baby is born. In some cases, it may be more dangerous not to take the drug. Bottom line: Plan ahead by having a conversation with your doctor now.

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