Here’s What You Need to Know About Treating a UTI While Pregnant

 

When you’re pregnant, you get used to asking your doctor (or the Internet) about basically every medication that goes into your mouth, including antibiotics. With all of the warnings and precautions it can feel like you need to avoid all medication during pregnancy, but that’s not always possible—especially if you wind up with something like a urinary tract infection (UTI).

Unfortunately UTIs aren’t uncommon during pregnancy, and if left untreated UTIs can cause serious issues such as preterm labor, low birth weight, and sepsis, a life-threatening form of infection.

To read the entire article on Self.com click here!