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Can I Drink Buttermilk While Pregnant
Buttermilk is safe during pregnancy. There are a few things that are not ok during pregnancy like certain medications as well as alcohol consumption. It is important to eat a balanced and healthy diet. You might go off certain foods, but it's always possible to swap these with others of similar nutritional value.
Pasteurization prevents disease, so try to use a brand that is pasteurized. ...Read more
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
Milk vs buttermilk: Buttermilk has more calories and fat than milk, so you'll gain more weight faster with buttermilk. But, you don't need to drink either one to be healthy, though. Water is the healthiest thing for you to drink. You can get plenty of calcium and vitamin D from other, healthier, lower-fat sources, like plants or supplements. ...Read more
Yes: Buttermilk is safe during pregnancy. There are a few things that are not ok during pregnancy like certain medications as well as alcohol consumption. It is important to eat a balanced and healthy diet. You might go off certain foods, but it's always possible to swap these with others of similar nutritional value. Pasteurization prevents disease, so try to use a brand that is pasteurized. ...Read more
I am pregnant. I daily consume buttermilk, coconut water, watermelon. Are they harmful? I.E. Will baby suffer from cough, cold, etc. After delivery?
No: This should not be the cause for such ailments to develop in the baby. ...Read more
Cow's milk causes acne me ( i stopped drink) but buttermilk not (from a milkman near to me ) . Can you explain why ?? And can i take goat yogurt ??
Is there a risk of replacing milk with buttermilk. Liver problem or something (i drink 1 liter per day for breakfast and snack). It reduced my acne ?
Saturated fat: The main concern with taking 1 liter of milk or buttermilk daily is the amount of saturated fat that is included. You may want to have your cholesterol and your lipoprotein profile checked to make sure you are not at higher risk of atherosclerosis from a heavy saturated fat diet. ...Read more
Diagnosed with bladder diverticula. Burning urination, especially after a spicy meal(since childhood). Burning is relieved after drinking buttermilk. Odor of urine present. I take less water and retain urine.
Urinary burning: Burning on urination occurs with a bladder infection or inflammation of the urethra. The bladder diverticulum may make you prone to bladder infections. A urinalysis and urine culture with a colony count detects infection of the urinary tract.If your tests show no infection, perhaps drinking adequate amounts of fluid daily as well as cranberry juice would prevent uti's. Discuss with your urologist. ...Read more
It depends: It depends how much and how often, but generally the "night of the thre margaritas" before i knew is not an issue. ...Read more
No clear answer: The original fetal alcohol syndrome cases were found in alcoholic women, many of whom died within a year of giving birth to alcohol related issues.We know alcohol breaks down to formaldehyde & that interferes with fetal development. Affects seem to be dose & time sensitive. As long as you've stopped exposing baby you've done what you can. The effect if any is likely to be minimal. ...Read more
Your emotional health during pregnancy is important.
Fluoxetine is an anti-depressant medication. Depression treatment during pregnancy is essential
some research shows rare birth defects with fluoxetine.
Please see a psychiatrist for assessment of severity of your depression, and for treatment including intensive psychotherapy, marital therapy, family therapy, meditation, and medication. ...Read more
No: The biggest concern with alcohol in early pregnancy is fetal alcohol syndrome. We are not sure how much alcohol is needed to cause this but it doesn't always happen just because you a some drinks before you knew. You should talk to your doctor if you have concerns but the odds are in your favor. ...Read more
I've been having a lot of coffee, but starting to think I might be pregnant. Stopped drinking it, but will my baby be okay if i am preg?
Most likely: Now that you know you may be pregnant, stopping the large amount of coffee you were drinking is a good idea, especially caffeinated coffee. You and your baby should be fine. Congratulations if you are pregnant. ...Read more
. I just found out i was pregnant. But last week before i knew anything, i was engaged in heavy drinking.Did that effected my baby in any way?
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