Actually the over the counter meds say in the insert that the safety of use hasnt been evaluated in pregnancy. I'm nervous about using anything that isnt known to be safe and I was advised by my old OB not to use it, which makes me even more nervous. The fact that using conventional meds is the reason I'm in this position to begin with compounds that...I shouldnt have taken the antibiotics to begin with and thats my fault. I dont need something else getting out of whack because of using more conventional meds. (I went through this with UTI's before-antibiotic for the UTI, yeast treatment for the subsequent yeast infection, and then for some reason the UTI would just come back. It was a vicious cycle for months. I finally cleared it up myself with a TON of cranberry juice and whole garlic.)
I already emailed my midwife to see what her suggestions are. I know what gentian violet is, but concidering that its generally regarded as safe for infants and nursing mothers, I figured it'd probably be safe for me to use....but again, I cant find anything saying it is or isnt and I dont want to use something I'm unsure about. I guess I'll just wait till tomorrow for her suggestions.
Are there any herbs (safe for pregnancy of course) that might help?