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Doctor insights on: Are Pretzels Ok To Eat While Pregnant

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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 miracle whip ok to eat while pregnant?

Is miracle whip ok to eat while pregnant?

Yes, but...: Miracle whip has eggs, corn starch, sugar, oil, and spices... So there isn't anything weird about it. However, it is a dressing, like a sauce or a topping, so it is not healthy for anyone to eat a lot of it. ...Read more

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Is olives and pimento ok to eat while pregnant?

Is olives and pimento ok to eat while pregnant?

OK: In general, there is no restriction on eating olives and pimento while pregnant as long as they are properly canned. You might want to avoid getting them from the deli counter as there has been reports of listeria and other bacteria infecting foods from the deli counter. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Spinach and artichoke ok to eat while pregnant?

Spinach and artichoke ok to eat while pregnant?

Yes: A medium artichoke has only 64 calories w 10.3 grams of fiber. It also contains 50 mg of magnesium, 25 mg of calcium, 0.73 mg of zinc, 0.152 mg of copper, 88 mg of phosphorus, 8.9 mg of vitamin c, 1.3 mg of niacin, 107 mcg of folate, (folic acid) 16 iu of vitamin a, 17.8 mcg of vitamin k, etc. ...Read more

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Is lowfat yogurt ok to eat while pregnant? I read it increases asthma in children.

Is lowfat yogurt ok to eat while pregnant? I read it increases asthma in children.

Ok to eat.: It may even help to reduce the risk for eczema in the baby. It would not increase the risk of asthma. ...Read more

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How much imitation crab meat in sushi is ok to eat while pregnant?

How much imitation crab meat in sushi is ok to eat while pregnant?

Sushi & pregnancy.: Sushi should be avoided during pregnancy for two reasons. (1) risk of bacterial infection complicating the pregnancy. (2) risk of exposure to mercury complicating the pregnancy. Certainly not worth the risk during pregnancy. Cooked sushi or vegetable-only sushi should be fine, but then we'd worry about the person making the sushi having washed his hands after handling raw fish. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat hot chips while pregnant?

Is it ok to eat hot chips while pregnant?

Occasionally: As with all things in life, do everything in moderation. If a woman enjoys hot chips, having a few hot chips here and there won't cause problems in a pregnancy. ...Read more