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Benefits Of Raisins During Pregnancy
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
What are the benefits of raspberry leaf tea or capsules during pregnancy and labour? Midwifes assure me it makes labour easier, if so how?
Proven benefits,? how:
Red raspberry leaf tea has been used since ancient times and modern research confirms it reduces time of labor and birth, lessens pain and reduces the need for Cesarian sections. How it does this is not fully known but is almost certainly related to the vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients it contains. See
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Why is sex good during pregnancy? Sex hurts, so I'm wondering what benefits I'm missing out on at 34 weeks preg. Are orgasms good enough?
It s good if you lik: You don't have to have sex during pregnancy. It is not contraindicated but it its painfull to you I would recommend avoiding it so you don't build up a feeling of rejection towards it. ...Read more
What are health benefits of drinking regular tea with a spoonful of sugar and non fat milk during pregnancy?
None.: This really isn't benefitting you.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is lack of morning sickness during pregnancy indicate low level of hormones? How can I get equal benefits of morning sickness in case I won't have?
Nope: Your teeth are already formed. Taking calcium supplements will not strengthen your teeth. ...Read more
I was wondering what are the benefits of taking folic acid during pregnancy. Are folic acid and iron supplement same or different?
What are all the benefits of eating folic acid before pregnancy? And what are all the birth defects can be avoided during pregnancy? Pls hlp dr
Prevent birth defect: Eating Folic Acid or folate (folic acid) before/during early pregnancy dramatically prevents a group of serious birth defects called neural tube defects. It's most important in the first weeks of pregnancy ; since one often doesn't know they're pregnant until they miss their period, when they're already 2 weeks pregnant, it's crucial to have adequate folate (folic acid) before you know you're pregnant. Biotin helps too. ...Read more
Pregnancy diet: In general you want to eat a low carbohydrate, vitamin rich diet. So, lots of veggies, lean protein. Avoid too much lake fish and some fatty salt water fish may be an issue, avoid excessive sugar and caffeine. Most OB providers will have a healthy pregnancy diet you can have and online there are lots of resources for pregnancy diets. Its mostly common sense. If you eat healthy so does baby! ...Read more
Alcohol in pregnancy: As a physician, the recommendation is no alcohol during pregnancy. Would a glass here or there probably be okay once you are out of the first trimester? Probably as most risks are with heavy consumption. So, would not recommend it but one glass is probably not the end of the world. ...Read more
Do you mean ADVIL (ibuprofen)?:
Generally, it isn't recommended during pregnancy. Avil (pheniramine)
is an antihistamine which has anticholinergic effects that is used for allergic conditions. Avil is pregnancy category c. Drugs. Com defines fda category c as “animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus ; there are no adequate ; well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use >. ...Read more
Most likely: I looked up this product and its likely safe for use. However, no can promise you safety until we see reports on users hand what there pregnancy outcomes where. These students usually come from observation as most people are unwilling to subject themselves to studies where the outcome may be a bad effect on your baby. ...Read more
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen):
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is an opioid, taking throughout pregnancy will result in addiction in the fetus. And they may have withdrawal at birth. So doctors will try to wean Also small teratogenic risk
http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/2/drug-63/norco-oral/details/list-precautions ...Read more
Avil (Pheniramine): Is an antihistamine which has anticholinergic effects that is used for allergic conditions. Avil is pregnancy category c. Drugs. Com defines fda category c as “animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus ; there are no adequate ; well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.”. ...Read more
That depends on: Which tea you are talking about. T is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary, hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, anise or sage tea. Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. ...Read more
Although there: Has been some study of mercury levels of some types of stingrays (i.e., myliobatid stingrays) - until more research is done on a wider variety of stingrays it might be prudent not to eat them when pregnant. ...Read more