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Can I Drink Alcohol When Trying To Conceive
Best not to: Alcohol adversely affects every organ in the body, down to hear, skin and fingernails. If you are trying to conceive, best to totally abstain. Besides, you probably will not know for at least a little while that you have conceived, and you would not want to expose your baby to a lethal chemical at that early stage, right? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more
Does drinking alcohol affect your fertility?How long before you try to concieve should you stop drinking caffeine and alcohol i plan on ttc in july
Moderation: First, you don't have to stop drinking caffeine as there's no harm for moderate caffeine consumption in pregnancy. 200mg a day is without any risks. As far as alcohol. A drink or two a week while trying to conceive likely won't affect your fertility, but if you want to be 100% safe, then abstain as soon as you are not using birth control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You SHOULD take it: Folic acid is recommended for women contemplating pregnancy. The recommended dose for neural tube defect prevention in pregnancy is 400 micrograms, or 0.4 mg/milligrams daily. All women thinking of pregnancy should be taking this as part of their prenatal vitamin package. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Do eating dry dates with milk after boiling leads to periods if trying for pregnancy?? I want to conceive
No: Unfortunately, there is no truth to this "rumor". ...Read more
You can: Your drinking will not effect your wife's pregnancy, but could if heavy affect your sperm count...And your performance. On the other hand your wife's drinking of alcohol while she is pregnant could cause harm to the baby. This is because what she takes into her system can cross the placenta and get directly to the baby. There is no safe level of alcohol intake that we know of. Be careful! ...Read more
You are kidding....?: This is a site for serious questions. Physicians give their free time to be of service. There is absolutely no reason to add alcohol for 'health benefits' when you are getting in shape. Alcohol is mostly empty and unnecessary carbohydrates with no nutritional value. ...Read more
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How many flic acid pills to take a day when trying to conceive i don't understand the 400gm so how much pills to intake?
Just the "prenatal": Normal, healthy women planning to have a baby can take just the "prenatal" vitamin, which should have 400 mcg of Folic Acid in it to help prevent certain birth defects like spina bifida (a neural tube defect). There usually are not other vitamins required for pregnancy. Also, foods containing folate (similar to folic acid) include green leafy vegetables, nuts, beans, etc... ...Read more
Yes-not too much tea: Green tea and l-carnitine are very safe and not known to create any problems in pregnancy. However, very large amounts of green tea might contain enough caffeine to increase risk of miscarriage, but a few cups a day should be fine. See http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/qaa44819/give-up-green-tea-during-pregnancy.Html. ...Read more
No!: Maybe if you overdo it, but even 1-2 cups a day has no clear impact. Enjoy! ...Read more
I am breastfeeding an 8 month old and want to know when is it safe to be able to consume alcohol?
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