Randallstown, MD
A 18-year-old female asked:

My craving during my pregnancy is gummy bears (haribo gold bears gummy candy) is it okay for me to eat gummy bears while pregnant ? i love them

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Dr. Jerome Yaklic
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Yes: No harm in indulging your craving some; however, gummy bears are basically sugar. You need to make sure you are eating a balanced diet for a healthy pregnancy. Also, too many sweets could result in excess weight gain which can have negative effects on pregnancy and increase risks of diabetes. Enjoy your gummy bears - in moderation!
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