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A 35-year-old member asked:

How many meals and snacks should i be having each day while pregnant?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
3-6: There is no one correct answer to this. It depends on how hungry you get during the day, your weight, etc. Do what feels right for you. Some people do well with three meals a day. Other people do better with 6 small meals a day.
Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
5: I suggest 3 healthy meals and two healthy snacks. Your OB can advise you on calorie and nutritional requirements.
Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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