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What should I do if I'm pregnant and have headaches?

Headaches during pregnancy require attention from your healthcare providers. Many who suffer from migraines do better during pregnancy. However, some of the most common treatments for headaches are not safe for the baby and need to be stopped. Also, a headache can be a signal of other problems in the pregnancy. Any sort of headache is cause for a discussion with your healthcare providers. Conversations about headache management can also be useful before getting pregnant to help you get on a safe regimen for the baby.

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