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Things to Avoid

Alcohol, any illegal drugs, cigarettes and birth control pills. Studies have determined that the above substances can result in premature birth, low birth weight and/or increased chance of miscarriage or birth defects.

Discuss all other drugs, over the counter medications and herbal remedies with your obstetrician

Many food supplements have not been adequately studied to determine safety in pregnancy

Doxycycline, Minocin or Tetracycline types of antibiotics

Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Naproxen and 1-day yeast medications

Nitrous Oxide during a dental visit
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When you contact our office, please let us know if you are in labor so we can give priority handling to your call. After hours, you will reach a recording that asks you to call 482-2229 to reach the physician on call.