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Best Juice For Pregnant Women
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
No problem: Lemon juice can be a refreshing drink with no effects on the body or on the developing baby. ...Read more
I am a 31 year- old female and I am 8 to 9 weeks pregnant. Is it ok to drink calamansi juice everyday? Thanks.
Safety not known: Hardly any drugs or herbs have been studied for safety in pregnancy. There is no evidence aloe juice is dangerous during pregnancy; many women report using it regularly during pregnancy without problems. Some manufacturers of aloe juice claim it's safe during pregnancy. However, most authorities say to avoid it as its safety in pregnancy has not been established. I'd avoid all herbs 1st trimester. ...Read more
Best to ask your OB: You are best advised to run ALL medications/interventions, tests that involve dyes, injections, electrical studies, etc. By your OB/GYN doctor before doing anything. Nobody else should take their place when it comes to taking final advice when it comes to your pregnancy. ...Read more
Yes, good for you!: Beetroot juice is a healthy drink and considered esp. Good in pregnancy as it a good source of folate (folic acid) (especially important in early pregnancy) & many other nutrients. See http://ic. Steadyhealth. Com/beet_juice_benefits. Html and http://www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=foodspice&dbid=49. ...Read more
Perfectly safe: Enjoy, if that's possible with prune juice! ;-) ...Read more
Juice...: ...Is always inferior to the fruit or vegetable it was made from, as in making juice you always throw out the best part. Avocado is a reasonably good food, but it is high in fat and calories, so take care not to overdo it. ...Read more
Yes: As long as you don't have any form of diabetes, juice bar smoothies are safe in moderation during pregnancy I would avoid the sugar-free kind as they contain artificial sweeteners that aren't well studied in pregnancy. I would also make sure they contain real fruit juice. Best wishes! ...Read more
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Oops, I accidentally just drank some raw unpasturized juice and I may be pregnant. What should I look out for?
Nothing: I don't think there is anything to do about that. Drinking unpasteurized juice is like drinking freshly squeezed juice. Unless the fruit is know to be contaminated, then there is really nothing to do. ...Read more
Are raw veggies safe to consume while pregnant? I'm into making my own 'v8' juice and want to know if things like spinach, are safe raw in smoothies.
Organics R OK: Todays veges are full of chemicals - very sad. Spinich is one of worst. You can look up on the internet, but if you get pregnant what you eat goes to fetus w developing organs. Important time to be organic. Raw veges can be gas producing, which may not be comfortable w pregnancy, but organics important for fetus & when U R breast feeding. Also Non-Org meat full of Hormones. Eat less but only Org ...Read more
Not advised: It is ill-advised to participate in the consumption of any unpasteurized fruit or vegetable juices. ...Read more
Probably ok: Since inorganic arsenic crosses the placenta, there is potential for adverse developmental outcomes with high levels. Toxic concentrations of arsenic in drinking water and juices is more of a concern in the developing countries of india and bangladesh than it is in the U.S. Imported juices are banned in the U.S. There is no reference range for arsenic concentration in juices set by the fda. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, just avoid the one with added auger if you are diabetic. ...Read more
No harm: Just curious though, what are you hoping to gain from aloe vera juice? ...Read more
It is safe: To drink cranberry juice and eat cranberries during pregnancy. Cranberry juice provides pregnant women with an easy way to obtain adequate vitamin C, and stay hydrated while minimizing potentially serious health problems. Excessive amounts can cause upset stomach or diarrhea. Pregnant women might suffer these side effects at lower doses. The amount should be limited if these side effects occur. ...Read more