The Expectant Mother’s Go-To Guide to Medications

The Expectant Mother’s Go-To Guide to Medications

Pregnancy can be a journey in and of itself, so it’s important to stay as healthy as you can along the way. If you’ve ever been expecting, odds are you might’ve taken some medication during the process. Recent data shows that about 90% of women take at least one medication during pregnancy and 70% take at least one prescription medication. With stats like that, it’s important to know which ones are safe for you and your baby, and which ones may not be.

With that said, we consulted Blue Cross’ expert team of pharmacists to determine what medications (if any) are ok to take while you’re expecting. The infographic below breaks it all down:pharmacy_expectantmomsguidetomedications-2

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