TUMS & Pregnancy
TUMS and Heartburn
Calcium Carbonate Antacids
If you take a calcium carbonate based antacid like TUMS, you get safe heartburn relief with the added bonus of calcium. When you’re pregnant, your body may need between 1,000mg and 1,300mg of elemental calcium per day.
The benefits of a calcium supplement are not limited to pregnancy. Food is the best way to get your calcium needs, but if you cannot meet your calcium needs with food alone, consider adding a calcium supplement.
Antacids can provide fast, safe relief for your
If you're pregnant, you may want to consult with your doctor before using antacids containing sodium bicarbonate. Also be sure to take antacids at a different time than you take iron supplements.
Lifestyle & Diet Management
Altering your diet or adjusting your lifestyle should be the first thing you try when looking to manage your pregnancy heartburn.
Consult your physician prior to using H2 Blocker products.
Consult your doctor before using a PPI if you are pregnant or considering getting pregnant. They may not all be safe in pregnancy.