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Is it okay to douche while pregnant?

I only did it one time, but I emptiedt he vinegar mix and put warm water in it instead..will that hurt the baby?


Asked by 1HotMama2009 at 12:08 PM on Jul. 7, 2009 in Health

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  • Douching is never recommended during pregnancy. And I wouldn't at any time. You don't have to. It will change the PH balance and eliminate healthy organisms . Not a good idea.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:32 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • Do not douche! It kills healthy bacteria.

    Answer by LuvBug3 at 12:14 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • Douching is bad for your vaginal health to begin with and I know that regular douching isnt good while pregnant, however Im not 100%sure if its just water. Id definately walk the line of caution and not do it, and check with the doc at your next appointment!

    Answer by MommyFlood at 1:57 PM on Jul. 7, 2009

  • Douching is a bad idea any time, and is not safe during pregnancy.

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:08 PM on Jul. 7, 2009