Yes, taking certain pain medication while being pregnant can be dangerous and
harmful to the baby and
mom. Always consult your OBGYN and
pharmacist before taking any medication, prescription, over-the-counter, and dietary/herbal supplement.
There are many different pain medications, including acetaminophen (Tylenol, and also in other combination products), aspirin and NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen, naproxen, etc.