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Can a pregnant women eat or drink honey?

Can a pregnant women eat or drink honey?

Probably: it is probably safe for the pregnant mother to consume honey by and infant under 1 year of age should not be exposed to honey due to the risk of botulism ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Is it safe to eat honey while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat honey while pregnant?

Yes: I'm guessing the concern here is over the recommendation not to feed honey to infants less than one year of age. Infants in their first year can have their intestines colonized by the bacteria that produces botulism toxin. Honey can contain these bacterial spores, but does not contain the toxin, so it will not harm you or your fetus if you ingest it. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take royal jelly honey for coughing?

Can pregnant women take royal jelly honey for coughing?

Won't help: It's just a classic health fraud. If you're interested in supplements and natural healing, get with an evidence-based holistic practitioner in your community ...Read more

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If honey makes me itch when i eat it should I not eat it while pregnant?

If honey makes me itch when i eat it should I not eat it while pregnant?

I wouldn't: If a food product makes you itch, i'd avoid it entirely until i'm convinced i don't have a food allergy. I'm not familiar with an allergy to honey, but i assume it's possible. I'd certainly discuss this concern with your obstetrician. It would be ironic, i suppose, if honey gives you hives. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat honey during pregnancy ?

Yes of course: Honey is a very healthy food that has been consumed by pregnant women for thousands of years. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat bread made with organic honey during pregnancy?

Most likely: Any type of food could potentially be contaminated , but this should be safer than most. Honey has natural antibacterial properties. ...Read more