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can i eat basil during pregnancy

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Limited intake: Some of the oils of herbals can stimulate the uterus and cause contractions. You're probably better off adding some basil to meals instead of ingesti ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: Some people say that large amounts of basil might induce miscarriage in early pregnancy but millions of women have eaten lots of pesto during pregnanc ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: There is no reason you can't eat eggplant during pregnancy
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Healthy stuff!: A healthy, well-balanced diet rich in fruits and vegetables and the proper amount of grains and protein is best for pregnancy. Best wishes!
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cucumbers can be: Eaten during pregnancy. Ensure that you wash all produce well.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Lemon: No contraindication unless you suffer from acid reflux which gets worse during pregnancy..
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not a problem: Not a problem.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerardo Guerra Bonilla
11 years experience Family Medicine
Panipuri: Maintaining an appropriate weight during pregnancy is very important. Find your target weight in this link: http://www.babycenter.com/pregnancy-weight ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Not a good idea: Sugar is a metabolic poison. It is a root cause of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, cancer, inflammatory diseases. Sugar is high ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Of course!: Just do not carry it to excess (as with all things!). There is some caffeine / stimulant properties in it, but usually this is not a factor in reasona ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No restrictions: There are no restrictions on mushroom or any fruits and vegetables during pregnancy
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
If fine before preg.: If a woman was doing fine while eating sunflower seeds before pregnancy, then she should do just as well while eating sunflower seeds during and after ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Leslie-Brown
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fruits are good: Yes
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It's a fish so it: Should be fine with caution.Some fish esp.The bigger fish like stingray may have higher levels of merçury compared to smaller.The studies on this matt ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Caffeine during pregnancy is a debatable topic. I usually suggest that one caffeinated drink a day while pregnant is thought to be safe. You want to ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Enjoy: I think so
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
YEs: Malts are not restricted during pregnancy. They are very high in calories though.
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Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: yes
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: If you eat meat before.
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure : They need to be washed and cleaned but these are not restricted during pregnancy
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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
NO: Not a great idea- can increase nausea.

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