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Can I Eat Cinnamon While Pregnant
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
Nope : It is fine to eat this type of food. ...Read more
Cinnamon Tea: It is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary, hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, anise or sage tea. Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. Ginger, lime, barley, peppermint and thyme tea are safe during pregnancy. Avoid cinnamon unless about to deliver. ...Read more
A spicy answer: Cinnamon is harmless in small amounts, as a "spice", however, like anything else there can be too much of a good thing when ingested in large quantities. Check with your treating OB who knows your medical pregnant status for the best answer to your question. ...Read more
Yes: This has not been associated with any adverse effects ...Read more
Agree with other: Physicians answers, but would like to add one thing, if you do drink green tea early in pregnancy, add more folic acid. The way green tea works in cancer prevention is specific to a Folic Acid pathway and there is some research that suggests green tea could increase neural tube defects if you are low on folic acid, so double on Folic Acid to be safe. ...Read more
I'm five weeks pregnant and have been drinking cinnamon tea but just heard it can be dangerous and cause miscarriage - is this true?
No: Drinking teas, including cinnamon flavored tea would not cause a miscarriage. ...Read more
I am five weeks pregnant and have been drinking 2 cups of cinnamon tea a day but someone told me it can cause miscarriage - is this true?
Not true: Do not worry about the tea, and good wishes. ...Read more
am 13 weeks pregnant. I have been taking cinnamon with chromium picolinate and just discovered it can be dangerous. Have I done damage to my fetus?
Not sure: Never take any substance unless your physician thinks you need it. I would discontinue it unless your Dr. prescribes it for you! ...Read more
I am 13 weeks pregnant. I have been taking cinnamon with chromium picolinate and just discovered it can be dangerous. Have I done damage to my fetus?
Unlikely: Although chromium can be quite toxic, most of the problem has been with the hexavalent type. That is the kind used to make things shiny. The picolinate salt uses trivalent chromium. That kind is much safer. Cinnamon has not typically caused problems. The preferred agent for diabetes in pregnancy is insulin, though metformin is used sometimes. Work with your doctor for the best option for you ...Read more
Is it ok to use coconut oil, grape seed oil, argon oil, cinnamon powder topically during pregnancy?
I have been using cinnamon as a contraceptive for about 3months, last month I di not get my periods I bought pregnancy test yesterday but its negative
If both are fertile,: If both the man and woman are fertile, she should become pregnant soon... as in 1-9 months or so. Neither cinnamon powder, cinnamon sticks, cinnamon buns, cinnamon gum, or other cinnamon products prevent pregnancy. That said, using cinnamon-flavored lubricant with a condom does prevent pregnancy, as well as using cinnamon-flavored condoms (if they are being sold anywhere). ...Read more
My period is yet to come on the 23rd.can drinking cinnamon& large amounts of coffee help in preventing unwanted pregnancy if had unprotected sex?
No, but...: The large amounts of coffee will keep you awake, thinking about being pregnant. If it has only been a few days, one can call her Ob-Gyn right away, to see if emergency contraception will still work. If it is almost late for emergency contraception pills, ask about getting an IUD. An IUD works as emergency contraception and also benefits by preventing future pregnancies (until the IUD is removed). ...Read more
I am 5 weeks pregnant and have taken benadryl elixir to help me sleep. I see now that it has cinnamon in it. Will this cause a miscarriage?
Cinnamon will not cause miscarriage. For the sake of your and your baby's health, you should be under the care of an obstetrician. If you have not seen one, please see one at your earliest.
Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more
Not sure: Do you mean 4 weeks pregnant? If so, why not consider a more well balanced nutritious cereal. In the end, it's not likely to harm you, but there are better choices to be made. ...Read more
Is it okay to put cinnamon sugar on eggs and eat them after cooking them or even while cooking them?
Eggs that are: not fully cooked can carry pathogens. Wait until they are cooked to eat them. ...Read more
Tested glucose 109 fasting. Took 2 non-fast readings at 120 and 115. 39 year old male, exercise, eat ok, 5'8" 169 lbs. should I try cinnamon pills?
While: Cinnamon isn't likely to hurt, it is necessarily going to be a big help. Your weight is borderline, so why not focus first on optimizing your weight, minimizing stress, optimizing sleep and eating healthy including avoiding processed foods and eating foods that "naturally" account for a wide color palette and mostly vegetables/fruits. ...Read more
Flavor: Use cinnamon for flavor, buy sticks and grind these as you need them in any way it suits you. ...Read more
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