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

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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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 40 years experience
5: I suggest 3 healthy meals and two healthy snacks. Your OB can advise you on calorie and nutritional requirements.

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