Boric acid and pregnancy don't mix

May 1992
U.S. News & World Report;5/25/92, Vol. 112 Issue 20, p20
Reports that an article in `Glamour' magazine headlined `Preventing a yeast infection' advises pregnant women to take boric acid tablets with meals, but this advice is dangerous. Boric acid ingested orally is poisonous; Vaginal applications of boric acid may harm the fetus or the pregnant woman herself; Pregnant women must consult their obstetricians.


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