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Doctor insights on: Are Non Alcoholic Beers Safe For Pregnant Women

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Dr. William Singer
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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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I'm 9 weeks pregnant and have been drinking non-alcoholic ginger beer (26g of ginger/bottle!) daily. Is this likely to cause problems?

I'm 9 weeks pregnant and have been drinking non-alcoholic ginger beer (26g of ginger/bottle!) daily. Is this likely to cause problems?

Non alcoholic: Even though your beverage is labeled with the word beer, it is non alcoholic and therefore safe in pregnancy. The amount of ginger that you are getting is also safe in pregnancy, and maybe even stay off some morning sickness. Good luck with your pregnancy, continue good habits. ...Read more

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Non alcoholic beer whilst having a fatty liver-safe?

Non alcoholic beer whilst having a fatty liver-safe?

NASH - BEER: Hi ~ Yes, NASH + non alcohol beer is completely OK and won't worsen NASH as long as you don't drink too much since it contains carbs. If you are OBESE please go on carbo reduced diet to reduce fatty infiltration in liver. Thanks ...Read more

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Is ginger beer (non alcoholic) safe on warfarin and Flecainide.

Is ginger beer (non alcoholic) safe on warfarin and Flecainide.

Yes, but: It' is safe. But understand that ginger can potentiate warfarin, so if you're drink a lot of ginger beer, it's possible your INR will rise. Just keep it in mind when you get your usual blood samples. ...Read more

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Is pregnant women allowed to drink ginger beer?

Is pregnant women allowed to drink ginger beer?

Depends: Traditional ginger beer is non-alcoholic, so would be safe to drink. There are some varieties that are alcoholic but would be labelled as such. These should be avoided during pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm 9weeks pregnant and craving beer shandy is it safe to have a few?

I'm 9weeks pregnant and craving beer shandy is it safe to have a few?

Shouldn't: This is a direct quote from the centers for disease control and prevention (cdc): there is no known safe amount of alcohol to drink while pregnant. There is also no safe time during pregnancy to drink and no safe kind of alcohol. Cdc urges pregnant women not to drink alcohol any time during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat beer battered food during pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat beer battered food during pregnancy?

Yes: It is okay. Unless you are drinking the beer while you are preparing it or everything you eat the entire pregnancy is beer battered. In that case your weight gain would be more of a problem. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink a beer during my pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink a beer during my pregnancy?

Dude?: "a" beer means just that, one and not 12 or a "40" etc. Occasionally, it will not have deleterious effect on partner's pregnancy. No one knows how much is too much, so best for baby to avoid alcohol whenever possible--you can survive 9 months on "near-beer" or no beer. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have one alcoholic drink (i.E. A beer) in between two back-to-back one-hour sessions of tennis?

Is it safe to have one alcoholic drink (i.E. A beer) in between two back-to-back one-hour sessions of tennis?

Not a great idea: Alcoholic beverages are dehydrating. The effects of drinking are individual and can be affected by your age, your fitness level, and how intensely you are playing. At the minimum, your performance will suffer. You are also increasing the risk of heat related illnesses. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take vitamin and mineral supplements with beer or other alcoholic drinks?

Is it safe to take vitamin and mineral supplements with beer or other alcoholic drinks?

Alcohol, Vitamins: It is best to take vitamins with a meal to improve the absorption of the supplement. Most alcoholics have significant vitamin deficiencies, and part of treatment include nutritional supplementation. There is no danger in taking vitamins with alcohol, but it is better to include the vitamins with a meal. ...Read more

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Can there be any scientific proof between pregnant women drinking alcohol and having alcoholic children?

Can there be any scientific proof between pregnant women drinking alcohol and having alcoholic children?

Maybe: Antenatal alcohol exposure can lead to a developmentally delayed or disabled child. Alcohol can cause fetal alcohol syndrome, which can injure many organ systems & may affect the person for a lifetime. Antenatal alcohol exposure increases risk for adhd, & other neurologic conditions that predispose to alcoholism in later life. Doctors rightly advise against alcohol consumption during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What can snoting ritalin and drinking beer often do to a baby well a women is pregnant can this cause autism she was snoting ritalin every weekend and not sure how much she drank but people told me she was drinking was just woudering if this is why my son

What can snoting ritalin and drinking beer often do to a baby well a women is pregnant can this cause autism she was snoting ritalin every weekend and not sure how much she drank but people told me she was drinking was just woudering if this is why my son

Children with FASD's: Can have other neurodevelopmental or genetic disorders. Also, alcohol can cause abnormal fetal brain development. When frontal lobes are damaged, deficits in executive functions (the ceo of the brain) can cause behaviors that look autistic in young kids. If < 3, he needs to be assessed by your stare's early intervention program; 3-5, call child find of your public school district. See below. ...Read more

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If a person drinks 6 or more beers a day can he get a women pregnant in one night?

If a person drinks 6 or more beers a day can he get a women pregnant in one night?

It depends...: It depends on the person, on the type of situation, but probably not the brand of beer. Some guys can drink 6 beers during the day and get a woman pregnant at night, while other guys have just 1 beer and don't get a woman pregnant even after 6 nights. There are too many possible variations to this story that there is no accurate answer. That being said, alcohol is a toxin, so less beer is better. ...Read more

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Are non-alcoholic malt drinks ok when pregnant?

Sure: Enjoy. Don't drink too many tho, it could cause excess wt gain. ...Read more