August 2015

Is that Product Safe for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women?

Not all natural medicines are safe for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Try our Pregnancy & Lactation Checker to see which products are safe and which should be avoided.

Select any natural medicine and instantly find out the evidence-based safety rating specifically evaluated for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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