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can I drink buttermilk while pregnant

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Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Safe!: Buttermilk is safe during pregnancy. There are a few things that are not ok during pregnancy like certain medications as well as alcohol consumption. ... Read More
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Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: Cultured foods that have good probiotics in them are safe in pregnancy.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ayurveda recommends: Against buttermilk ('takra') in pregnancy. However, i suspect tht it would be just fine if pasteurized milk is used.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Buttermilk is safe.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Buttermilk: Yes its fine and delicious.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, it is safe to drink.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Buttermilk: Not necessarily a good choice as a low calorie beverage.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience General Practice
Milk vs buttermilk: Buttermilk has more calories and fat than milk, so you'll gain more weight faster with buttermilk. But, you don't need to drink either one to be healt ... Read More
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Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
7 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Buttermilk is safe during pregnancy. There are a few things that are not ok during pregnancy like certain medications as well as alcohol consumption. ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristen Dall-winther
16 years experience Family Medicine
In Moderation: Buttermilk is a high-fat milk that does not have any unique health benefits. It is important to make sure you are getting enough calcium per day (at ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: This should not be the cause for such ailments to develop in the baby.
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