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What cold remedies can I take if pregnant?

Hello. Back again for some answers.
My ma is the one who is preggo
She contracted a cold from my daughter this week.
She doesnt want to take any OTC pills.
So what type of medicine can she take?
Thanks in advance.

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Asked by ariaautumn08 at 5:31 PM on May. 30, 2011 in Pregnancy

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Answers (4)
  • Green tea - low caffiene

    Answer by CoiaCuppcake at 5:34 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • 19 Pregnancy-Safe Cold and Flu Remedies
    By Jacqueline TourvilleSore throat, congestion, runny nose, and fever … Battling a cold or flu and want to know which over-the-counter medications and other remedies are safe for use during pregnancy? Based on recommendations from prenatal health experts, here are more than a dozen pregnancy-approved methods to help you effectively ease common cold and flu symptoms. (Editor's Note: Please seek the advice of your healthcare provider before taking any medicine or using any form of alternative therapy during pregnancy.)

    Answer by emilysmom1966 at 6:18 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • Honey.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:11 PM on May. 30, 2011

  • my doctor said i could take robitussin cough and cold...and if you take that, you have to drink alot of water with it because it will dehydrate you..she said about a bottle of water an hour..

    Answer by MaciesMommy09 at 10:39 PM on May. 30, 2011

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