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can you douche while pregnant?

is it safe?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:03 PM on Jul. 17, 2008 in Pregnancy

Answers (11)
  • NO ,,,, not safe!

    Answer by emturner at 10:05 PM on Jul. 17, 2008

  • i agree!! it's def. not safe!

    Answer by JulieFrancesca at 10:07 PM on Jul. 17, 2008

  • why? this may seem dumb and dont nobody start with me cause im not the one- im just afraid i may already be prego, but not sure and i have douched? like what does it do to the baby?

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:21 PM on Jul. 17, 2008

  • I can't tell you what it does to the baby but I can tell you I have asked a RN when I was takeing cna classes and she said it was not safe sorry I can't be more help.

    Answer by mommyof41 at 10:26 PM on Jul. 17, 2008

  • My OBGYN told me that I shouldn't douche at all even when not pregnant.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:02 PM on Jul. 17, 2008

  • you are not suppossed to douche anyway!! your body naturally cleanses you!

    Answer by camtri3 at 11:20 PM on Jul. 17, 2008

  • The body will take care of itself. Don't douche, it's not natural and strippes away the good stuff along with the bad stuff. Just cleans the outside with mild soap and water daily if you need to have that "clean fresh" feeling.

    Answer by ConnorsMommy521 at 12:27 AM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • You shouldn't douche when you're pregnant OR not pregnant!

    Answer by MamaPyratekk at 7:57 AM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • No!!!

    Answer by Jackie0216 at 11:07 AM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • All though you shouldn't douche weather you are pregnant or not the reason is b/c douching can flush bacteria and stuff back up into you and cause infections. You definately don't want infections up there when you are pregnant. Another reason you don't want to douche is b/c it washes away the the good bacteria that help fight the bad stuff. It changes your ph down there, just bad stuff.

    Answer by Jazak at 2:59 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

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