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How can my diet have an impact on my pregnancy?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Many ways: A poor diet can lead to diabetes of pregnancy, large baby, increased risk of c-section, birth defects.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Lots: Everything from mom's excessive weight gain, with risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, eclampsia, etc to adverse effects on developing fetus- malformations, small for dates, poor neuro development, etc.

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