Complications Affecting Baby?

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QUESTION

Dear Midwife,
I'm 25 years old and have always been very healthy. Currently I am 25 weeks pregnant and have already had two yeast infections (treated with Monistat 7), a bout of Bacterial Vaginosis (that was treated with Flagyl), and now due to the antibiotics I have Thrush, and possibly another yeast infection that I am waiting to confirm with the doctor tomorrow.

I'm really concerned about preterm labor and/or all of these issues effecting the baby. Is it possible that these issues will impact the baby? What should I be concerned with?

ANSWER

It is unlikely that you will have a problem with preterm labor if your infections are getting treated. It is normal to be concerned, but in this case, I think the risks are very small from these causes. Good luck!

-- Cynthia, CNM