A 28-year-old female asked:
Midwife suggested me to take flax seeds thrice a day, but i heard it has phytoestrogen & should be avoided by pregnant women, can cause miscarriage too?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Endocrinology 41 years experience
NO!: You're better off not taking anything during your pregnancy except that recommended by your ob. There's a reason why she's a midwife and not a physician -- it's called many years of schooling, education and experience.
Don't take chances with your pregnancy!
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