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A 18-year-old female asked:

Is it okay to go a few hours without eating while pregnant ? will this hurt the baby in any way? i ate at 9am and it's now 5pm and i'm just now eating

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Dr. Norman Dahm
Obstetrics and Gynecology 61 years experience
Pregnant, not eating: If this is the one time it has happened it probabably is not harmful, but when you are pregnant you should eat regularly, trying to include fresh vegetables, fruits and salads. Limit processed foods which contain high amounts of sodium.
Last updated Sep 19, 2015

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