A 20-year-old female asked:
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is it ok to swallow pomegranate seeds while 38 weeks pregnant?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Pom when Preg?: There should be no negative effect of eating pomegranate while pregnant.
Answered on Dec 10, 2015

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Dr. Shirlene Moten
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes! Absolutely!: Yes! during pregnancy, you need more calcium and folic acid. Pomegranate is rich in both of those as well as vitamin d so enjoy!
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
18 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Safe.: The seeds are safe to eat, but should be avoided (like other seeds) in patients with a history of diverticulitis/diverticulosis.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not certain: Pregnant women should not take pomegranate extract because it may contain fruit rind. The juice, however, is considered safe. Source: Pomegranate | U ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
21 years experience Pediatrics
Moderation: You can have any of these during pregnancy. As with almost any food during pregnancy do not overdo it.

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