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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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 drinking hot water good for a pregnant woman?

Is drinking hot water good for a pregnant woman?

Food Myths: There is no 'good' or 'bad' to drinking hot water or not when one is pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it safe to consume drinking chocolate during pregnancy?

Is it safe to consume drinking chocolate during pregnancy?

As long as: U are not diabetic and in moderation, and as long as your wt gain is not excessive but you should ask your OB to make sure it is ok with your ob. ...Read more

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During pregnancy I was drinking tea with 2 spoons of sugar twice per day, one chocolate bar, every second day or third, I worry could it harm baby?

During pregnancy I was drinking tea with 2 spoons of sugar twice per day, one chocolate bar, every second day or third, I worry could it harm baby?

Prudence & pregnancy: Hopefully the tea contained minimal amounts of caffeine as that can raise the baby's heart rate in excess. Chocolate contains theobromines that can make fibrocystic breasts worse. Prudence in the victorian era can also be applied to a pregnancy diet to improve nutrition to the fetus and avoid harm. ...Read more

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What happens to pregnant women when drinking eno?

What happens to pregnant women when drinking eno?

Check other options.: Eno – manufacturer recommends that you consult with your physician if pregnant or breast-feeding. The basic ingredient is fda pregnancy category c. ...Read more

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Can drinking a hot guiness safely end a three week old pregnancy?

No: That is completely ineffective if you wish to terminate a pregnancy, no matter how far along you are. ...Read more

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Does drinking hot water during pregnancy affect the baby?

TCM: From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex ; come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm. Wordpress. Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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How does smoking and drinking affect a pregnant woman's baby?

How does smoking and drinking affect a pregnant woman's baby?

Bad bad bad: The consequences of alcohol consumption and smoking for the unborn life are dramatic. There is an urgent need to stop if you are pregnant and doing this or know someone who is. Educate yourself http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/pregnancyandsubstanceabuse. Html. ...Read more

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Which one is better, drinking cold or hot water during pregnancy?

Atlhough you can: Drink hot or cold water while pregnant; from a traditional chinese medicine perspective - room temperature is optimal. The concepts are a little complex & come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm. Wordpress. Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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I read the article on internet. They said drinking coconut water is good for baby and pregnant women. Should I drink on coconut everyday till I deliver?

I read the article on internet. They said drinking coconut water is good for baby and pregnant women. Should I drink on coconut everyday till I deliver?

Beneficial, however: I feel coconut water is a bit overhyped but it's a healthful drink with some nutrients that should benefit mom ; baby. As there is no research proving coconut water is beneficial in pregnancy I can't say you should drink it everyday though it would be safe- see http://www. Babycenter. In/x1019315/what-are-the-benefits-of-drinking-coconut-water-during-pregnancy
coconut oil may help more- see comment:. ...Read more

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Can there be any scientific proof between pregnant women drinking alcohol and having alcoholic children?

Can there be any scientific proof between pregnant women drinking alcohol and having alcoholic children?

Maybe: Antenatal alcohol exposure can lead to a developmentally delayed or disabled child. Alcohol can cause fetal alcohol syndrome, which can injure many organ systems & may affect the person for a lifetime. Antenatal alcohol exposure increases risk for adhd, & other neurologic conditions that predispose to alcoholism in later life. Doctors rightly advise against alcohol consumption during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What can snoting ritalin and drinking beer often do to a baby well a women is pregnant can this cause autism she was snoting ritalin every weekend and not sure how much she drank but people told me she was drinking was just woudering if this is why my son

What can snoting ritalin and drinking beer often do to a baby well a women is pregnant can this cause autism she was snoting ritalin every weekend and not sure how much she drank but people told me she was drinking was just woudering if this is why my son

Children with FASD's: Can have other neurodevelopmental or genetic disorders. Also, alcohol can cause abnormal fetal brain development. When frontal lobes are damaged, deficits in executive functions (the ceo of the brain) can cause behaviors that look autistic in young kids. If < 3, he needs to be assessed by your stare's early intervention program; 3-5, call child find of your public school district. See below. ...Read more

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I am 32 weeks pregnant and really shaky hot and light headed. I have been drinking plenty of fluids and eating what could be wrong?

I am 32 weeks pregnant and really shaky hot and light headed. I have been drinking plenty of fluids and eating what could be wrong?

Several possibilitie: Do you have gestational diabetes? If you are having low blood sugars associated with insulin / medication treatment, this could be the cause. The other, possibility is that you are having vasovagal episodes. Do you get lightheaded and feel that you may faint when you are in warm/hot shower or room? Do you see stars. ...Read more

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Can I drink chocolate milk while pergnant?

Can I drink chocolate milk while pergnant?

NO: One of the main causes of disease in the U.S. Is sugar. Pregjnancy requires pristine diet. See my blog "oxygen, the spark of life" that you can google and read the post "sweet and dangerous". ...Read more

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Is it safe if a pragnant woman take weight loss drink during pragnancy?

Is it safe if a pragnant woman take weight loss drink during pragnancy?

Depends on the drink: Some weight loss drinks are just extra fiber and water, so those should be fine. The drinks that have drugs and chemicals as ingredients are a bit worrisome, so one should bring the drink to her ob-gyn appointment and ask the doctor. ...Read more

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I tried tylenol (acetaminophen) sitting in hot bath n drink hot milk n get massages n heating pad n still hav severe back pain I'm preganant n what else can I take : (?

I tried tylenol (acetaminophen) sitting in hot bath n drink hot milk n get massages n heating pad n still hav severe back pain I'm preganant n what else can I take : (?

Hard to say but...: This is hard to answer without more details or even without examining you, but it would be totally safe to add 2 cups of epson salts to your hot bath to get magnesium into your body, which often helps.
Consider seeing a physical therapist and/or good osteopath (who does osteopathic manipulation- see http://bit. Ly/1kgd0xp) or good chiropractor. Acupuncture can help as well. Consider prenatal yoga. ...Read more

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Is drinking cold things during pregnant bad?

Not a problem: Cold drinks are just fine. Especially when it is hot outside. ...Read more

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Drinking sprite during pregnant is ok or not?

Drinking sprite during pregnant is ok or not?

High calorie: Sprite has a lot of calories. Other than the fact that you might gain weight if you drink a lot of it there's nothing inherently dangerous about it. ...Read more

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Is it okay to go a few hours without eating or drinking while pregnant? Is that hurting the baby?

Is it okay to go a few hours without eating or drinking while pregnant? Is that hurting the baby?

No problem: That's normal to do and not a problem, in a healthy woman with a normal pregnancy. Pregnancies are not that fragile, as babies have been successfully born for 100, 000 years before modern medicine. ...Read more

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I've been drinking a lot over the last month and tonight I found out I was pregnant. I'm only like a month along. Is the baby going to be ok?

I've been drinking a lot over the last month and tonight I found out I was pregnant. I'm only like a month along. Is the baby going to be ok?

Usually: But depends how much u consumed and u will need to be seen by a perinatologist besides your regular OB for early ultrasounds to make sure no featl alcohol syndrome- u can punch it up online. ...Read more

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Will I need to terminate my pregnancy if I was drinking before I found out I was pregnant?

Will I need to terminate my pregnancy if I was drinking before I found out I was pregnant?

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

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Is drinking milk tea safe during pregnant?

Moderation.: Try to avoid or moderate caffeine use in pregnancy. Watch for calories adding up w milk tea. ...Read more

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What happens when you take a pregnancy test while drinking?

What happens when you take a pregnancy test while drinking?

As long as you: Follow the directions correctly, it should still be accurate. ...Read more

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Does drinking in 4 weeks of pregnancy effects baby in any way? Such a alcohol syndrom?

Does drinking in 4 weeks of pregnancy effects baby in any way? Such a alcohol syndrom?

No alcohol: The drinking of alcohol when pregnant, especially in the first trimester, but also all throughout pregnancy is not recommended. If you had one drink by mistake, that would not cause fetal alcohol syndrome. ...Read more