Are Preconception Herbs Safe During Pregnancy?

Are Preconception Herbs Safe During Pregnancy?

There are lots of preconception herbs you can take to help you become pregnant. However, after you become pregnant, it is important to watch what you are taking carefully. For this reason, make sure you talk to your doctor about all the supplements and medications you are taking to ensure that you are staying safe while you are pregnant. Claim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here

Here is also some information that you will also want to take a look at before you take any herbs while you are pregnant.

Dong Quai

Dong quai is a popular fertility drug that can help you become pregnant. However, when you find that you are pregnant, you should make sure you stop taking it. You should also avoid this herb while you are ovulating or breastfeeding. If you are using this herb, you should stop using it after you find that you are ovulating.

Vitex

This is also a popular herb that will help you become pregnant. It will help you regulate you regulate your ovulation cycle and make it easier for you to conceive. Studies have been conducted on this drug and it doesn’t show any signs that it causes any issues with a pregnancy. In fact, many people believe that you can take Vitex while you are pregnant and that it will help prevent a miscarriage from occurring.

 

However, if you are thinking about taking Vitex and are already pregnant, you should talk to your doctor first. It is usually suggested that you take Vitex for at least three months before you become pregnant if you plan to continue it throughout your pregnancy.

Maca

Maca is another great herb that you can take to help you get pregnant. In fact, the people of Peru have been consuming this herb daily and continue to take it while they are pregnant. Studies have shown that there are usually no risks factors when you take this herb while you are pregnant. However, you will want to talk to your doctor about using it first. There may be other options that will provide the same effects as Maca that may work a bit better for you.

Tribulus

If you have been taking Tribulus while you are looking to conceive, this is an herb that you will definitely want to stop taking if you find that you are pregnant. In fact, it is an herb that you will only want to take before you are ovulating. It poses health risks for you and the baby if you continue to take it during ovulation and after you become pregnant.

These are all things you will want to consider when you are thinking about taking herbs while you are pregnant. You may also track your BBT temperature or your ovulation cycle to boost your chances even more. While some herbs may be safe, others are rather dangerous and you will want to avoid taking them. Your doctor will be able to help you tell the difference.

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Alyssia Granger
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Alyssia is mom to 2 giggley twin girls, Sophia and Emma, and son Hunter. She's a Southern girl, passionate about photography, travel and her husband Josh.