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I am 18, and dont know much so I ask my mom alot..and takin pedia lax is somethingI actually asked her about, along with my doctor to make sure. And it is totally safe.
Magnesium hydroxide has not been assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Other magnesium salts (such as magnesium sulfate) have been used extensively during pregnancy in large doses with no reports of congenital defects. Magnesium hydroxide should only be given in pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk. It is on my list from my ob as a safe thing to take for constipation. So use it at your own disgretion. Another idea is to drink plenty of water and eat as much fiber to be regular.
Milk of magnesia is safe, colace stool softners, my doctor told me i could take miralax. There are several things you should be able take, but i suggest you call your doctor. I have never heard of children's pedia lax chewables. Maybe drink some prune juice everyday also. And lots of water, 8 glasses a day (more important then ever now).