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TMI.. I know..

Hey all,

Sorry if this has been asked before..I couldnt find a similar post and I need to know NOW! lol Is it safe to use an enema while pregnant? I'm almost 6 weeks and I haven't gone to the doctor yet cos my insurance doesnt kick in until the 1st.

Thanks!

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Shishi_87

Asked by Shishi_87 at 8:29 PM on Apr. 22, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • I wouldn't push it. If you are blocked up, Colace is safe for pregnancy . . .the regular formula with no laxative.
    ImaginationMama

    Answer by ImaginationMama at 8:32 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • They dont rec. it. you dont want to take to much. My doctors said try Dulcolax or Phillips. try a suppository. I was so miserable beginning of my preg. and that helped.
    annabelle092810

    Answer by annabelle092810 at 8:33 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • Aye! Thank you so much!
    Shishi_87

    Comment by Shishi_87 (original poster) at 8:33 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • u can call a pharmacy and ask them,they would know for sure. Call a doctor,they will tell u over the phone.
    dancer

    Answer by dancer at 8:36 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • I was given an enema around 8 weeks pregnant by the er doc because i hadn't gone in 8 days, so i know it is relatively safe, unless you are close to your due date...but to be safe, i would call your dr
    december911

    Answer by december911 at 9:07 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • I didnt know a pharmacy could give advice like that.. I will def. ask since right now I dont have a dr.

    Again thank you everyone for the advice!!!
    Shishi_87

    Comment by Shishi_87 (original poster) at 9:09 PM on Apr. 22, 2011

  • you can still call any doctor's office and ask and they will tell you
    vgaines

    Answer by vgaines at 5:26 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

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