A 33-year-old female asked:
is it ok to drink small amounts of unpasteurized apple cider vinegar during pregnancy?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Gynecology 26 years experience
3731 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
General Practice 40 years experience
Maybe not: There may be concerns regarding harmful bacteria of unpasteurized foods and safety for pregnant women. Food-borne illnesses can be carried in unpasteurized juices. It's possible the acetic acid in vinegar may protect against this but there is little evidence for this. So why take a chance!
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Will bragg's apple cider vinegar affect you in bad way while trying to get pregnant?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Should be safe: Like everything, apple cider vinegar can have side effects. It may weaken tooth enamel. There was a single report of a woman developing osteoporosis & low potassium after drinking 8 ounces a day for 6 years, but it is not known if that was the cause & I do not advise taking so much.In general apple cider vinegar is quite safe & there is no evidence it would be harmful in someone trying to conceive.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Can i get pregnant with apple cider vinegar when i don't have my periods?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Does no cause: Apple cider vinegar does not cause pregnancy and does not prevent it either.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Can I use apple cider vinegar while pregnant to cure the trich ?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Nope: Vinegar will not cure trichomonas. You need an antibiotic called metronidazole. Discuss with your obstetrician. There are no effective "natural" treatments and vinegar will not work. NEVER douche with anything, especially when pregnant. Very unhealthy, even dangerous. Don't do it. Get tested for other STDs: gonorrhea and chlamydia are common in women with trichomonas.
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