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Is malt drinks good for pregnancy?

Is malt drinks good for pregnancy?

Malt?: If you mean malt beverages that contain alcohol (like colt 45) these would not be advised in pregnancy. We do not know how much alcohol is safe to consume, and therefore it is best avoided. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is drinking pepsi not good during pregnancy?

Is drinking pepsi not good during pregnancy?

One per day is ok: Would not drink any more due to the caffine and other chemicals in pepsi. ...Read more

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Hello doctors good morning! If can I drinking muscles milk gainer for everyday during pregnancy?? Thanks?

Hello doctors good morning! If can I drinking muscles milk gainer for everyday during pregnancy?? Thanks?

Maybe: As long as you are not using muscle milk as a meal replacement and continuing to get adequate nutrition with real food from all five food groups with adequate calories needed for your pregnancy then the addition of muscle milk daily is fine. ...Read more

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Is drinking pure green tea good during pregnancy. I'm 5 weeks pregnant. Thanks?

Is drinking pure green tea good during pregnancy. I'm 5 weeks pregnant. Thanks?

Green tea: Green tea is generally very safe & has positive effects on health. If you drink five or more cups of caffeinated green tea it can cause an increase in blood pressure for some people, as well as gastrointestinal upset (nausea or vomiting), irritability or insomnia. Recommend decaffeinated green tea if pregnant. ...Read more

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During pregnancy is drinking apple juice, water, and milk a good thing for the baby?

During pregnancy is drinking apple juice, water, and milk a good thing for the baby?

Sure!: All these beverages are a good idea in moderation. They help maintain hydration and avoid preterm labor and oligohydramnios. Talk to your obstetrician if you have diabetes mellitus to make sure you are not violating your caloric restrictions. Just make sure you only drink pasteurized products! ...Read more

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Does drinking during the first month of a pregnancy greatly affect the baby?

Does drinking during the first month of a pregnancy greatly affect the baby?

No clear answer: The original fetal alcohol syndrome cases were found in alcoholic women, many of whom died within a year of giving birth to alcohol related issues. We know alcohol breaks down to formaldehyde & that interferes with fetal development. Affects seem to be dose & time sensitive. As long as you've stopped exposing baby you've done what you can. The effect if any is likely to be minimal. ...Read more

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Can I drink malt goya during pregnancy?

Probably: This is a non alcoholic drink brewed from barley, hops, and water. As such it shouldn't be harmful in pregnancy but you should always consult your obstetrician when there is doubt. ...Read more

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Can I drink goya malt during pregnancy?

Can I drink goya malt during pregnancy?

Too much sugar...: Information online says goya malt doesn't have alcohol but has 41 grams of sugar per serving. That is an enormous amount of sugar, so yes a person "can" drink it, but no a person "should not" drink it. Just drink water or other zero-calorie / low-calorie natural drinks, and eat healthy natural foods. Even non-pregnant people should not be buying any drinks with 41 grams of sugar per serving. ...Read more

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Is drinking a pedialyte bad during pregnancy?

No: It is a rather expensive and funky tasting hydration solution, but it will not harm baby. ...Read more

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Does drinking hot water during pregnancy affect the baby?

TCM: From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex ; come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm. Wordpress. Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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Is drinking matcha tea during 7th week of pregnancy okay?

Is drinking matcha tea during 7th week of pregnancy okay?

Small amounts ok: Keep to a limit of 200mg of caffeine a day, which is about three or four cups of green tea, depending on how long it is steeped. This limit should include all sources of caffeine, like chocolate, coffee, sodas, etc. Large amounts of green tea may diminish your absorption of folic acid and iron. One or two cups of matcha tea taken away from meals should be ok ...Read more

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Is it safe to consume drinking chocolate during pregnancy?

Is it safe to consume drinking chocolate during pregnancy?

As long as: U are not diabetic and in moderation, and as long as your wt gain is not excessive but you should ask your OB to make sure it is ok with your ob. ...Read more

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Which one is better, drinking cold or hot water during pregnancy?

Atlhough you can: Drink hot or cold water while pregnant; from a traditional chinese medicine perspective - room temperature is optimal. The concepts are a little complex & come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm. Wordpress. Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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I can't stop drinking heavily during pregnancy. What's the best way to get serious help?

I can't stop drinking heavily during pregnancy. What's the best way to get serious help?

Alcoholics Anonymous: Aa is a great organization. You have a good motivator to stop due to the pregnancy so attend a meeting. Going through that may help and improve yours and your baby's life. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink malt during early pregnancy?

Malt syrup: If you are talking about barley malt syrup, in general it is safe. The main issue since its a sugar is that you would need to avoid it if you have gestational diabetes. Now as far as malted non alcoholic beer, there is still a small amount of alcohol in them and while some OB docs are ok with this or a half a glass of wine during pregnancy, its unclear how much alcohol affects the fetus. ...Read more

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Is drinking water bottles bad during pregnancy,?

Is drinking water bottles bad during pregnancy,?

No: Bottle water is safe for pregnant women. There is no scientific data to show that bottle water cause increase health risk to pregnant women or babies. ...Read more

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Is drinking one or two cups of coffee going to harm the baby during my pregnancy?

Is drinking one or two cups of coffee going to harm the baby during my pregnancy?

No.: There is no evidence that a small amount of caffeine is harmful. Try to avoid during first trimester as there was a study suggesting excess caffeine in early pregnancy may increase the risk of miscarriage. ...Read more

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Is drinking senna tea safe during pregnancy?

Is drinking senna tea safe during pregnancy?

Senna: Medline plus indicates that senna is "possibly safe" during pregnancy when used briefly, in small doses. However, it considers the herb to be "possibly unsafe" in large doses or for an extended period of time. The american pregnancy association specifically advises against stimulant laxatives during pregnancy, noting that they can cause contractions in the uterus. Senna can also lead to dehydratio. ...Read more

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Is drinking milk necessary during pregnancy like anmum?

Is drinking milk necessary during pregnancy like anmum?

No: There are other sources of Vitamin D and Calcium that are just as safe. ...Read more

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Bleeding after drinking alcohol during pregnancy?

Bleeding after drinking alcohol during pregnancy?

Bleeding: Depends on where you are bleeding from. Some people get alcoholic gastritis and bleed from their stomachs, etc. If you mean bleeding from vagina, please see your ob-gyn physician. Also, please don't drink alcohol at all when pregnant. This compromises your baby's development, and is not fair to him or her. ...Read more

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Could drinking and smoking weed during pregnancy contribute to autism?

Could drinking and smoking weed during pregnancy contribute to autism?

Maybe: Some of the toxins you inhale with every cigarette will enter your blood and travel thru the umbilical cord to baby. It is well documented that the newborn of a marijuana smoker will have a smaller skull volume ; the question of related learning problems has been difficult to sort out. Reliable data based on single agent exposure is not readily available. ...Read more

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During pregnancy I was drinking tea with 2 spoons of sugar twice per day, one chocolate bar, every second day or third, I worry could it harm baby?

During pregnancy I was drinking tea with 2 spoons of sugar twice per day, one chocolate bar, every second day or third, I worry could it harm baby?

Prudence & pregnancy: Hopefully the tea contained minimal amounts of caffeine as that can raise the baby's heart rate in excess. Chocolate contains theobromines that can make fibrocystic breasts worse. Prudence in the victorian era can also be applied to a pregnancy diet to improve nutrition to the fetus and avoid harm. ...Read more

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Drinking almond vs cow milk during pregnancy?

No endorsement: I am not sure what you are asking since there is no question here. But medicine would be neutral on recommending one or the other products since both are fine and available. ...Read more

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Is ok during 1st trimester of pregnancy to drink malt?

Is ok during 1st trimester of pregnancy to drink malt?

It is not ok to drin: It is not ok to drink malt liquor during first trimester or any other trimester of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is drinking tylenol (acetaminophen) for headaches safe during pregnancy?

Is drinking tylenol (acetaminophen) for headaches safe during pregnancy?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is one of the only medications considered safe for treating pain during pregnancy. Try to limit your daily dose to no more than 3000mg per day. ...Read more

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Can drinking lots of water during pregnancy lead to water retention?

Can drinking lots of water during pregnancy lead to water retention?

It should not: Keeping well hydrated is very important during pregnancy, mild ankle swelling at the end of the day can normal in the third trimester as the uterus grow and compress the inferior vena cava (main vein draining the legs). Excess salt may however lead to increased water retention. ...Read more

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Will drinking during pregnancy always result in fetal alcohol syndrome?

Will drinking during pregnancy always result in fetal alcohol syndrome?

Not always, but...: Alcohol can damage a baby's brain causing cognitive, learning, emotional and behavior problems. We don't know how much alcohol it takes, but we do know that drinking too much on just a few occasions can cause FAS even if you don't drink at all during the rest of the pregnancy! best option—no drinking while pregnant. Next best—stop drinking as early as possible in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could drinking excessively during the first few weeks of pregnancy cause a blighted ovum?

Could drinking excessively during the first few weeks of pregnancy cause a blighted ovum?

Unknown: This is not known for sure but it's probably not so. However, heavy drinking in first trimester can absolutely cause fetal alcohol syndrome and possible fetal death, so how about it's a really poor idea! ...Read more

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I am in 26th week of pregnancy and unble sleep during night. How to cope up with this. I am also drinking warm milk before bed.

I am in 26th week of pregnancy and unble sleep during night. How to cope up with this. I am also drinking warm milk before bed.

Exercise: Increase your exercise during the day. Wake up extra early so you'll be sleepy at night. Avoid taking naps during the day. Limit caffeine intake. Read a book before going to sleep. Avoiding late-night television ipad or other stimulating activities. Try yoga or other relaxation techniques. Hopefully some of these tips will help. ...Read more

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Drinking castor oil during pregnancy can harm my unborn baby?

Yes: Caster oil is considered a category x or dangerous drug during pregnancy. Its side effects include the induction of premature labor and miscarriage. It is sometimes used by midwives at the end of a pregnancy to trigger labor, but caution is advised. ...Read more

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Does breathing difficulties during pregnancy while eating, walking and drinking harm the fetus?

Does breathing difficulties during pregnancy while eating, walking and drinking harm the fetus?

No: Generally mild breathing issues are very common in pregnancy and provide no risk to the fetus. Only in severe cases (asthma) is there a potential problem ...Read more