Is It Safe?

Most expectant moms know that there are medications and foods that should be avoided. Here you'll learn about what's safe to eat and do during pregnancy and what's not.

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Is Turmeric Safe During Pregnancy?
This yellow spice has a host of benefits, but high doses could harm a fetus. Learn more about the safety of ingesting turmeric during pregnancy.
Tips for Easing Aches and Pains During Pregnancy
It's normal to have aches and pains during pregnancy—you're growing a baby after all—but when it comes to treatment, not all is safe. Get the verdict on essential oils for pain and heating pads during pregnancy.
Radiation Exposure and X-Rays During Pregnancy
Here's what you need to know to protect your baby from the unseen dangers of X-rays, cellphones and other high-tech gadgets.
9 Homemade Cleaners You Can Use While You're Pregnant
Worried about cleaning while pregnant? Make your own pregnancy- and family-safe homemade cleaning products with these simple yet effective DIY cleaner how-tos.
Just How Scary Is Mold During Pregnancy?
Could mold exposure hurt your pregnancy—or your baby? Here's the verdict on if you should be worried if you find it in your home.

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Put Down the Black Licorice Candy If You're Pregnant
Your candy habit might be harming your baby, according to one study that found black licorice not safe to eat during pregnancy.
Safe Bug Spray Options for Pregnancy
Here's how to stave off bug bites—safely—when you're pregnant.

Is Hydrocortisone Cream Safe During Pregnancy?

Hydrocortisone is a common anti-itch treatment. But could it harm your baby?