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Doctor insights on: Can I Eat Blueberries While Pregnant

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Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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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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Is it safe to defrost blueberries in the microwave? I heard some zapping and it made me nervous. Did this for over a year including when pregnant.

Is it safe to defrost blueberries in the microwave? I heard some zapping and it made me nervous. Did this for over a year including when pregnant.

Microwave ovens: Simply heat an item by agitating its molecules. The "radiation" is non-ionizing, meaning it does not alter the dna or molecular structure of the food the way x-rays and gamma rays can. So the only damage to blueberries (or any other food) would be from over heating. "zapping" can occur from sparks when a metalic container is used or from steam "exploding." defrosting blueberries is safe. ...Read more

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How should pregnant women eat?

How should pregnant women eat?

Pregnancy: About 300 more calories a day, you do not eat for 2 people, that's a myth. ...Read more

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Can I eat hummus while pregnant?

Can I eat hummus while pregnant?

Yes: Hummus is a healthy food. Good to eat when pregnant. ...Read more

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How should I eat when I pregnant?

How should I eat when I pregnant?

Eating for pregnancy: Eat healthy with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables and plenty of whole grains to get folic acid to help your baby! ...Read more

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Can u eat poppyseeds while pregnant?

The amount of : Morphine from poppy seeds can vary remarkably. As a result the federal institute for risk assessment (germany) has recommended that pregnant women not eat poppy seeds. ...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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Is it ok to eat hot chips while pregnant?

Is it ok to eat hot chips while pregnant?

Occasionally: As with all things in life, do everything in moderation. If a woman enjoys hot chips, having a few hot chips here and there won't cause problems in a pregnancy. ...Read more