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Dr. Grant Lynde
27 years experience in Anesthesiology
Most : Most likely you are going to be completely fine. The most important things are to be well hydrated during the flight and to talk around a bit during ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Eat a healthy diet largely plant-based, with very littel processed foods. Fat is important but assuming you are at ideal body weight you do not need ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really: Prenatal vitamins are helpful but not crucial and a good balanced diet is much more important. The better you take care of yourself the better you wil ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blood vessels. : The major blood vessels carrying blood to and from your placenta to your heart are located more in the right side. So for blood flow purposes its bett ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thyroid problems: The thyroid is a gland that controls every aspect of our bodies including that of the developing fetus. The thyroid needs iodine to function properly ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Process toxins: Humans need copper for many reasons but one of the most important is to process toxins. Specific enzymes designed to help our cells process toxins ne ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Organogenesis: During the first trimester the human being forms, which is called organogenesis (the organs and body parts come into existence). Malformations happen ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not so: Women are encouraged to sleep on their left side as pregnancy progresses as the vena cava (large blood vessel) can become flattened if lying on back ( ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not dangerous: It's probably a sty, a moderately inflamed "sweat duct" in the eyelid. I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
First trimester?: Maternal nutrition is very important throughout peri conception, pregnancy and lactation. Arguably the ingestion of Folic Acid preconceptionally is th ... Read More

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