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A 28-year-old female asked:
Is stevia, splenda, or nectresse (erythritol, sugar, monk fruit extract, molasses) or aspartame safe during pregnancy?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Generally yes: There is no specific problem w/aspartame in pregnancy according to the nih. It does not cross the placenta, and is not a risk to you unless you have phenylketonuria - a rare genetic disorder. However, it is always prudent to limit all meds, supplements and the like during pregnancy except as instructed by your ob>.
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