Weigh Pros and Cons of Antibiotic Options for UTI in Pregnancy

Pregnant women will ask you which antibiotics are safe for treating urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Many women still get nitrofurantoin or TMP/SMX to treat a UTI in the first trimester...even though there are cautions about birth defects with these antibiotics.

But this doesn't mean these meds must always be avoided.

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