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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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Can we eat brinjal during pregnancy?

Can we eat brinjal during pregnancy?

Sure: There is no reason you can't eat eggplant during pregnancy ...Read more

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What is best to eat during pregnancy?

What is best to eat during pregnancy?

Healthy stuff!: A healthy, well-balanced diet rich in fruits and vegetables and the proper amount of grains and protein is best for pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What to eat for baby fare during pregnancy?

What to eat for baby fare during pregnancy?

Healthy, balanced: A healthy, balanced diet is recommended. You do not need to "eat for two", increasing your calorie intake by 200 cal per day may be enough to support growth and development. Avoid excess caffeine, seafood (risk of mercury exposure), and eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. Make sure fruits and vegetables are well washed. Make sure that the food is prepared fresh. ...Read more

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What food should I not eat during pregnancy?

What food should I not eat during pregnancy?

Junk food: Junk food is defined as none nutritional food that can offer little or no value to a growing fetus. Food from the four basic food groups concentrating on fruit and vegetables is a preferable. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat hot chips during pregnancy?

Is it okay to eat hot chips during pregnancy?

Odd question: Hi. I must be missing something. Hot chips as in potato chips or French fries? Yes, of course it's OK. I'd stay away from hot paint chips and hot cow chips, however...indigestion and bad breath. ...Read more

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Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Food: I don't know of any food in moderation besides salt which would be dangerous. Alcohol is not a good choice. ...Read more

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Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Most are safe: The main focus in should be nutrition and eating a healthy diet. Avoid more than 1-2 servings per week of high mercury fish such as shark and swordfish. Just like non pregnant women - avoid raw or uncooked meats and eggs. Avoid unwashed fruits and vegetables especially sprouts. Avoid unpasteurized diary products such as raw milk and soft cheeses. ...Read more

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Are sprouted grains safe to eat during pregnancy?

Are sprouted grains safe to eat during pregnancy?

Controversial: There have been so many cases of sprouts contaminated by e. Coli or other pathologic bacteria, it's difficult to advise. If you know the producer of the sprouts is fastidious about their handling & preparation, they should be ok but if there is any doubt, don't risk them. ...Read more

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Can I eat pani puri and hajmola during pregnancy?

Can I eat pani puri and hajmola during pregnancy?

Panipuri: Maintaining an appropriate weight during pregnancy is very important. Find your target weight in this link: http://www. Babycenter. Com/pregnancy-weight-gain-estimator. During pregnancy, you really don't need to eat for two. Only about 200-300 extra calories are needed during the last months of pregnancy. A serving of panipuri contains anywhere from100 to 450 calories. Use Tums (calcium carbonate) instead of Hajmola. ...Read more

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Can eat stingray during pregnancy?

Can eat stingray during pregnancy?

Although there: Has been some study of mercury levels of some types of stingrays (i.e., myliobatid stingrays) - until more research is done on a wider variety of stingrays it might be prudent not to eat them when pregnant. ...Read more

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Can I eat cucumber during pregnancy?

Can I eat cucumber during pregnancy?

Cucumbers can be: Eaten during pregnancy. Ensure that you wash all produce well. ...Read more

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Are M&M safe to eat during pregnancy?

Are M&M safe to eat during pregnancy?

Within reason: As long as you are not diabetic, are eating a relatively healthy diet otherwise, and are not gaining too much pregnancy weight, a few M&Ms here and there are not going to hurt anything. Enjoy. ...Read more

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Is shark safe to eat during pregnancy?

Is shark safe to eat during pregnancy?

NO: Shark is one of the types of fish that has the highest mercury content, and the EPA advises pregnant women to avoid Shark along with Swordfish, King Mackerel, and Tilefish. Websites from the EPA and HHS can give you more information about the safety of fish in pregnancy, as can your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat pork during pregnancy?

As: Far as its a reputable source and its cooked to temperature as recommended. ...Read more

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Are dips safe to eat during pregnancy?

Are dips safe to eat during pregnancy?

Dips?: If you mean cheese dip, salsa, etc...Yes, they are safe. What have you heard about these that made you ask the question? ...Read more

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Can I eat basil seeds during pregnancy?

Can I eat basil seeds during pregnancy?

Not a good idea: Pregnant women or those trying to conceive should not use basil since it lowers the levels of estrogen. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat nuts during pregnancy?

Yes in newer data: In 2008 some data suggested heavy nut diet in pregnancy might increase childhood asthma in those under 8 years but large danish study contradicted this information. Pregnant moms who ate peanuts regularly had children with 21-34 % reduced rate asthma compared with kids whose mom's had eaten no nuts during pregnancy. Interesting, eh? Eat nuts! Less asthma says newest research. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat tofu during pregnancy.?

Is it safe to eat tofu during pregnancy.?

Yes: Soy eaten in healthy amounts and in the freshest preparation and in moderation is probably fine. It has been listed as a controversial food. So if in doubt, communication with your ob-gyn would be helpful. ...Read more

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Is eggplant safe to eat during pregnancy?

Is eggplant safe to eat during pregnancy?

Yes: Eggplant consumption during pregnancy is okay. However, since eggplant contains oxalates, consuming an excess of eggplant with an underlying history of kidney or gall bladder disease could lead to problems, so be careful. ...Read more

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Can I eat sugar everyday during pregnancy?

Can I eat sugar everyday during pregnancy?

Not a good idea: Sugar is a metabolic poison. It is a root cause of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, cancer, inflammatory diseases. Sugar is highly addictive. The less sugar you consume, the healthier you and your baby will be. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat ginger during pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat ginger during pregnancy?

Yes, in moderation: Several research studies have found ginger to be both safe ; effective in treating "morning sickness." in these studies the most common dose used was 250 mg 4 times a day. A good summary of the research can be found at http://www. Bastyrcenter. Org/content/view/631/ ; http://bit. Ly/1egsdzs
some authorities are concerned large doses could have adverse effects on the fetus so moderation is advised. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat cabbage during pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat cabbage during pregnancy?

Yes: Diet during pregnancy should contain lots of fruits and vegetables. These should be washed well to remove pesticides. Organically raised fruits and vegetables are safer. Cabbage is somewhat difficult to digest, and may cause some problems with the gallbladder or intestines. If it doesn't bother you, it is okay. Moderation is important. ...Read more

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Can I eat sunflower seeds during pregnancy?

Can I eat sunflower seeds during pregnancy?

If fine before preg.: If a woman was doing fine while eating sunflower seeds before pregnancy, then she should do just as well while eating sunflower seeds during and after pregnancy. ...Read more