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Is it safe to continue my joint medication once I conceive?
No one really knows. While there is no evidence that these supplements cause problems for a woman or her baby during pregnancy, there has not been enough scientific research to tell us with any certainty that they are safe.
As an obstetrician, I advise all my patients to eat a healthy, well-balanced diet and to avoid taking any medications or supplements that are not absolutely necessary during pregnancy. But since I'm not familiar with the specifics of your joint health, you'll need to speak directly with your doctor about this issue.