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Hi,

I am in the process of removing all my amalgam fillings. I am also planning on getting pregnant. How long after the removal should I wait before getting pregnant? I want to be on the safe side and not expose my future child of any unnecessary threats.

Monita
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replied September 19th, 2011
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
As a part of the study conducted, it is shown that 3-6 months after amalgam removal is the most sensitive time when you should avoid pregnancy as the circulating mercury levels are at the highest level during this time. It would be safe to plan your pregnancy after about 10-12 months. Having chelation therapy done after removal helps in early clearing of the mercury levels. Discuss your pregnancy plans with your dentist and gynecologist and proceed as instructed.
Take care.



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