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Doctor insights on: Can I Eat Blackened Foods While Pregnant

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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What foods not to eat when pregnant?

What foods not to eat when pregnant?

No RAW meat/fish: Besides raw meat/fish (n minimize processed meats/cold-cuts), you should be eating a healthy, well balanced diet, and regular exercises just like everyone else should. You may need a bit more iron/calcium/folic acid which are provided in your prenatal vitamins. Only eat more to gain about 25-30lbs total during pregnancy. Consult doc or nutritionist if needed. Congrats on the pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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What foods to not eat while pregnant?

What foods to not eat while pregnant?

Check FDA webpage: This link to the fda's website about food safety in pregnancy summarizes how to avoid listeria, mercury and toxoplasma: http://www.Fda.Gov/food/foodborneillnesscontaminants/peopleatrisk/ucm081819.Htm. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat to get easily pregnant

What foods can I eat to get easily pregnant

Healthy diet: You should eat a healthy, balanced diet to set yourself up for a healthy pregnancy, but diet/foods do not increase your chances of conceiving. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat when pregnant?

What are the best foods to eat when pregnant?

Whole foods: I always recommend a diet of whole foods ... Real food. Not food that comes out of a box or bag or package. Eat real meat and vegetables. A small amount of fruit. Dairy if you tolerate it. Lots of water. Cook and eat at home not at restaurants. :) ask around to find your local farmers and make friends with them! ...Read more

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What foods, pregnant women not allowed to eat?

What foods, pregnant women not allowed to eat?

Avoid: Avoid deli meats & imported soft cheeses (listeria), raw meat (steak tartar), raw fish(sushi), raw shellfish, things made with raw eggs (salmonella), pate & refrigerated smoke seafood that is not subsequently cooked. No unwashed vegetables or fruit. Avoid alcohol & caffeinated beverages. Avoid mecury. Fish with very high potential mercury levels: shark, swordfish, marlin & king mackerel. ...Read more

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What types of food should my pregnant wife eat?

What types of food should my pregnant wife eat?

Diet: All healthy foods and a balanced diet. No alcohol and only medications recommended by your MD. Prenatal vitamins daily. Foods to include vegetables, fruit and meat. Regular prenatal check ups to follow your weight, BP, urine and the growth and activity of your baby. ...Read more

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What food should I eat when pregnant every day?

What food should I eat when pregnant every day?

Fruits and vegetable: Eat seven servings of fruits and vegetables every day and drink 3 cups of milk or yogurt every day . A multivitamin with iron is still recommended. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what food to eat while pregnant?

Can you tell me what food to eat while pregnant?

Diet- pregnancy: There really is no specific diet during pregnancy. A healthy and well-balanced diet is essential rich in protein, multivitamins esp folic acid, calcium, magnesium and other essential minerals. ...Read more

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Are there really any foods to not eat when pregnant?

Are there really any foods to not eat when pregnant?

No RAW meat/fish: Besides raw meat/fish (n minimize processed meats/cold-cuts), you should be eating a healthy, well balanced diet, and regular exercises just like everyone else should. You may need a bit more iron/calcium/folic acid which are provided in your prenatal vitamins. Only eat more to gain about 25-30lbs total during pregnancy. Consult doc or nutritionist if needed. Congrats on the pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more