Pregnancy Guidelines

When To Call

 

BEFORE YOU GO TO THE HOSPITAL

  • You think your water broke or may be leaking.
  • You have bleeding
  • You have had any trauma ​
  • There is decreased fetal movement
  • You have a fever greater than 100.5° even     after taking 2 Tylenol.
  • You have more than 4 contractions in an hour AND you are less than 36 weeks.
  • You have contractions every 5 minutes for one hour and you are between 36-42 weeks.

Dental Guidelines

 

Patients requiring dental care may have the following if needed:

X-ray with abdominal shielding

Filling and/or extractions

Xylocaine without Epinephrine

Amoxicillin (po) or Penicillin unless allergic

Erythromycin (po)

Tylenol #3 (only if necessary)

Safe Medications During Pregnancy

 

Gas or Gastrointestinal Problems:

Imodium

Maalox

Mylanta

Colace

Peri-Colace

Tums

Colds or Coughs:

Tylenol

Sudafed

Dimetapp

Zyrtec

Claritin

Benadryl

Robitussin Cough Medicine (plain)

any Cough Drops

ABSOLUTELY NO ASPRIN, ALEVE, or IBUPROFIN PRODUCTS!