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UTI / first trimester / cranberries

(6 Posts)
MrsDimples Wed 28-Nov-12 18:40:28

My friend is 6 weeks pregnant and just got a UTI, she normally takes cranberry tablets, but isn't sure if she can now. She is drinking the juice.

Can she take cranberry tablets?
Is there anything she can do to prevent more UTI's?

LittlemissChristmas Wed 28-Nov-12 19:03:47

She should really see her GP or phone the midwife

MrsDimples Wed 28-Nov-12 19:21:48

GP doesn't know and she hasn't had her booking in appt yet, so doesn't have a midwife to ask.

HavingALittleFaithBaby Wed 28-Nov-12 19:56:33

If she's got a UTI she needs to get antibiotics rather than taking cranberry pills.

MrsDimples Wed 28-Nov-12 20:44:15

Thanks, she's already got the antibiotics.

HavingALittleFaithBaby Thu 29-Nov-12 08:49:12

I'd just wait for them to do their job! I wouldn't take the cranberry tablets if no-one's sure!

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