Is it safe to take x-rays when you are pregnant?

Answer If you were the person having the xrays taken, then the radioligist puts a lead cover over the reproduction organs. If you were the person taking the xrays check it out with the head of department.

Top Q&A For: Is it safe to take x-rays when you are pregnant

Should I go get X-rays just to be safe?

xrays are needed by the doctor to make a good overall diagnosis.. so yes - get them. It is not like they have xray vision.

How many x-rays in a year is safe?

There is no set number of x-rays per year a person should limit themselves to, according to the Food and Drug Administration. However, a person should only get x-rays recommended by a doctor in ord... Read More »

If you have a 6 month old baby - had gestational diabetes with that pregnancy - and just found out that you are pregnant again is it safe to stay pregnant?

Yes, it is. You may be considered high risk by some care providers, because of the previous GD but otherwise, you should be fine. We usually encourage people to wait at least one year after a vagin... Read More »

You just found out you are pregnant you have a 6 months old and had gestational diabetes that led to a caesarian section Is it safe to stay pregnant and what are the risks if you do keep the baby?

Typically if you know you are pregnant and you develop diabetes but find out about it it is alright. Gestational diabetes (although not the greatest thing to have) is easy to control if you follow ... Read More »