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Is eating of carrot good for pregnant woman?

Is eating of carrot good for pregnant woman?

YES: All vegetables are healthy and carrots are among the healthiest- see http://whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice;dbid=21 for more about their many benefits. It is important to make healthy food choices during pregnancy and carrots are an excellent choice. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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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What is the effect of eating raw rice on a pregnant woman?

What is the effect of eating raw rice on a pregnant woman?

Unknown: Some pregnant women may develop a certain tendency to eat uncooked food like raw rice. There are no known studies in pregnant women on the effect of eating raw rice. I do suspect that an upset stomach, constipation and bloating may result. I recommend you resist the temptation and try cooking the rice. ...Read more

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Help please! what eating disorders can a pregnant women get and why?

Help please! what eating disorders can a pregnant women get and why?

Eating DO: Any type of eating disorder is possible during pregnancy depending on premorbid condition prior to getting pregnant. ...Read more

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What is a healthy amount of calories to be eating for a 27yr old and 8weeks pregnant woman?

What is a healthy amount of calories to be eating for a 27yr old and 8weeks pregnant woman?

About 300 more: During pregnancy women need about 300 more calories a day more than what they usually take in. Of course, in the first trimester you probably need a little less than that. ...Read more

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Is it true that if a pregnant woman gets sick eating certain foods, it means her baby is allergic to those foods?

Is it true that if a pregnant woman gets sick eating certain foods, it means her baby is allergic to those foods?

Unrelated: It is true that some infants show positive tests for food allergies based on feeding exposures during pregnancy. In general these positive tests & occasional baby symptoms, occur without mom ever having symptoms at all. ...Read more

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Help please! is common for women with eating disorders to bleed during early pregnancy?

Help please! is common for women with eating disorders to bleed during early pregnancy?

No: The eating disorder itself should not cause bleeding. Bleeding can occur in the early part of pregnancy in anyone and should be evaluated. ...Read more

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