(318) 212-5790
2508 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Suite 201
Shreveport, LA 71118

Instructions for Pregnant Patients

  • No traveling after 30 weeks. When traveling before this time, get out and walk and empty bladder at least every two hours.
  • No hot tubs or jacuzzis. Hot baths are okay.
  • Intercourse is safe during pregnancy. If it causes bleeding or cramping then intercourse should be stopped until after delivery of the baby.
  • Medications that are safe for you:
    • Headache: Tylenol
    • Sinus Headache & Congenstion: Sudafed or Claritin D
    • Runny Nose without Congestion: Claritin
    • Runny Nose with Congestion: Claritin D
    • Cough: Robitussin DM
    • Yeast Infection: Monistat (insert applicator 1/2 way)
    • Heart Burn or Nausea: Pepcid or Zantac
    • Diarrhea: Immodium AD
  • After 20 Weeks you may take Benadryl or Tylenol PM for rest.
  • When you are 28 weeks and greater you should feel fetal movement on a daily basis. If you do not feel this movement, call the office for further instructions.
  • When in doubt or have any questions please call the office during office hours. Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

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