Jump to content

Worms/Worming in Pregnancy?
Bit worried


  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 Guest_Lilybird_*

Posted 23 February 2013 - 11:45 PM

Tonight dd woke up complaining of a sore bottom, so I had a look and found a couple of tiny worms. She went back to sleep a minute later, so I will just go and get the worming treatment for her tomorrow morning, however I am a bit worried as I am currently 6 weeks pregnant ... and from my frenzied googling it seems that some specific worming tablets are ok in pregnancy ...... but most stipulate NOT to take them during the first trimester?

I don't have any symptoms myself, but am also now worried if having worms can affect the baby if I were unable to treat them?

Anyone who has been in a similar situation, your experiences would be greatly appreciated!

#2 Tired & Nasty

Posted 24 February 2013 - 12:10 AM

You should ask the chemist when you go, but there is one worming tablet I was able to take. The pharmacist checked all of the packets out and found one without a specific ingredient that is an issue in pregnancy. It was the one that you have 1 chocolate square per person, not the one determined by weight. I was further along than you though, so you may not be in the safe period yet. so definitely ask before you take some.

#3 pinkcupcakes

Posted 24 February 2013 - 12:20 AM

yeah safest bet is to ask a professional, i was told not to take any but i think i was also further along. not sure worms would have any effect on baby though?

#4 livingos

Posted 24 February 2013 - 12:52 AM

You can all so use vasalline around the anus. This  breaks the.cycle by stopping the.worms being able to come out and lay their eggs. Do this for about 4 nights. It is good for kids too.
Congratulations on your pregnancy.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Five things you need to know about flu and pregnancy

As the 2017 flu season begins in earnest, here?s what you need to know to protect yourself and baby.

How dare anyone accuse a mum of 'milking' a miscarriage

A heartless comment from a stranger shocked the already devastated radio host Em Rusciano.

How breast milk can help relieve your baby's teething pain

Try one mum's simple parenting hack to ease your baby's discomfort.

Top 10 common health myths busted

To help combat the misinformation and spread good health, here are the most common health myths compared to fact.

How to make flying with a toddler more bearable

After almost three years of living in Canada, it was time to pack our bags, bundle up our three children (including our two and a half year old Toddler) and pray to the heavens above, before flying to Aussie Land to see our family and friends.

Breastfeeding may help with caesarean pain, says new study

Breastfeeding after a caesarean section may help manage persistent pain, finds new research on the post-birth experience of new mothers.

Recall notice: fourth cot recalled in less than one month

A recall notice has been issued for yet another cot sold in Australia -the White New Zealand Pine 3-in-1 Baby Sleigh Cot Bed with Drawers.

A baby girl, a baffling disease - and the only way to help her is to hurt her

Every morning, Kevin Federici pulls on a head lamp, sterilises a sewing needle and prepares to prick his baby girl all over her tiny body.

If you make your own baby food you'll love this Instagram account

Tired of making carrot purée? Take a look at this mum's homemade baby food creations.

The unique baby names literally no one is choosing

After a unique baby name for your little one? Here are the monikers no one chose in 2016.

'It's such a boost': mum receives 'thanks for breastfeeding in public' card

It was the boost one mum needed at just the right time.

Sharing makes young children happy - just don't force them

There are many emotional benefits to sharing, but only if it's voluntary.

5 ways to a healthy pregnancy

An easy pregnancy that results in a healthy baby: that's the dream.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

From our network

Five things you need to know about flu and pregnancy

As the 2017 flu season begins in earnest, here?s what you need to know to protect yourself and baby.

Mum tips to keep your pre-baby budget in check

Money might be funny in a rich man's world (or so ABBA told us), but for the rest of us it's a major consideration – particularly before having a baby.

5 easy ways to make your maternity leave last longer

Maternity leave is a special time for you, your partner and your new little bundle. The last thing you want is for financial worries to stand in the way of that joy.

10 ways to keep your 'buying for baby' costs down

Becoming a parent is full of surprises – not least of all finding out that, for such small beings, babies cause a lot of chaos and expense.

5 ways to prepare to go from two incomes to one

Here are some ideas for getting that budget in shape, ready for being a one income family.

 

Baby Names

Need some ideas?

See what names are trending this year.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.