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Doctor insights on: Benefits Of Mango During Pregnancy

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
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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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Are grapes safe to eat during first trimester of pregnancy?

Are grapes safe to eat during first trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: Fruit is a healthy alternative to all the bad choices we have available to us in terms of food consumption. ...Read more

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Are passion fruit seeds okay during pregancy?

Are passion fruit seeds okay during pregancy?

Some recommend : Avoiding passion flower during pregnancy because some substances it contains may cause uterine contractions (per medline plus) http://www.Nlm.Nhid.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/871.Html. ...Read more

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Is passion fruit good during pregnancy?

Is passion fruit good during pregnancy?

Passion Flower: Passion flower is not recommended during pregnancy because some substances it contains may cause uterine contractions (per medline plus) http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/871.Html. ...Read more

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Chromium picolinate during pregnancy, what are the risks?

Chromium picolinate during pregnancy, what are the risks?

Not well studied: Chromium Picolinate use during pregnancy is not well studied. It is most likely safe if not taken in high doses. High doses can cause liver or kidney damage or certain blood disorders in mom. I would recommend against taking it unless your Ob recommends using it and at what dose. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is watermelon safe to eat during first trimester of pregnancy?

Is watermelon safe to eat during first trimester of pregnancy?

It's good for you!: Not only safe - it's recommended. It helps w/ morning sickness prevention, eases heartburn, relieves leg cramps, etc., etc. What a joy! Here's a link: http://www.fitpregnancy.com/nutrition/prenatal-nutrition/watermelon-wonders Let's hope the other aspects of your pregnancy are as nice a surprise too! Best wishes. BTW, Don't over do it - you can still get a tummy ache. ...Read more

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What are all the benefits of useing flaxseed oil during perimenopuase?

What are all the benefits of useing flaxseed oil during perimenopuase?

Many benefits: I am not sure if all the benefits are known but flaxseed oil is claimed to help regulate the menstrual cycle, relieve hot flashes & reduce menstrual cramping & excessive bleeding. It is anti-inflammatory, reduces risk of heart disease & cancer, is good for skin & nails & may help with depression and anxiety. Choose organic "high lignan" flax oil.See http://www.Herbwisdom.Com/herb-flaxseed-oil.Html. ...Read more

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Increased consumption of sugar during pregnancy, hows that going to affect baby?

Increased consumption of sugar during pregnancy, hows that going to affect baby?

Sugar: Many women crave sweets in pregnancy and have perfectly healthy babies. Does your urine show any glucose? Typically, screening will be done at 28 weeks to see if you have developed gestational diabetes. If your urine shows glucose or the baby is above average size, your doctor might want to test you early. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice during 9th month pregnancy will cause any affects?

Not likely: Eating raw rice is not of itself dangerous. However if the rice is not clean and dried and just from the fielf then eating it could be dangerous from bacteria that could be on the rice. Listeria is especially a dangerous bacteria for the unborn child and the mother may not have illness much worse than a cold. It is recommended to now eat any foods or meats that are not thouroughly cooked when preg ...Read more

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What are the negative effects of alcohol consumption during breastfeeding and pregnancy?

What are the negative effects of alcohol consumption during breastfeeding and pregnancy?

Brain injury: The early reports of fetal alcohol effects surfaced first in the 1950's & again in the 70's. The most prominent effects were dose related; the worst fetal damage to the highest alcohol intake. Research has shown direct toxic effects of alcohol on the nerves of the fetal brain,many suggest much of the ADD we see is related to alcohol intake. No level of alcohol intake is considered safe ...Read more

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Hi is there any side effects of lemon tea during periods and tell me the benefits as well?

Hi is there any side effects of lemon tea during periods and tell me the benefits as well?

I don't : know of any proven benefits of lemon tea during your periods, but it won't hurt you. If you enjoy it then go ahead and drink it. ...Read more

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During the first trimester of pregnancy is shark cartilage safe?

During the first trimester of pregnancy is shark cartilage safe?

No: During the first trimester it is particularly important tt avoid substances that can contain toxic agents or interfere with blood vessel development. I don't see why one would take shark cartilage at any time during pregnancy or while breast feeding. ...Read more

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