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Can a pregnant women eat fresh carrots?

Can a pregnant women eat fresh carrots?

Of course: Carrots can be part of a balanced diet and there is no interaction with a developing baby. Eat as much as you want. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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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 it okay to eat carrots during during pregnancy?

Is it okay to eat carrots during during pregnancy?

Absolutely!: Obviously, if you eat enormous amounts it could be unhealthy, but overall i wish all of my pregnant patients were so interested in fruits and vegetables! good for you and baby! ...Read more

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Pregnant. Removed carrots after heating canned soup. After finishing soup, noticed carrots were brown in the middle and outside. Does the canning process eliminate risk of listeria? Soup safe to eat?

Pregnant. Removed carrots after heating  canned soup. After finishing soup, noticed carrots were brown in the middle and outside. Does the canning process eliminate risk of listeria? Soup safe to eat?

Listeria pregnant: Here is a URL to CDC page on Listeria and pregnancy with full explanation. If the can is not "blown" the canning process is a vacuum producing process and so Listeria won't grow in the can but if ANY food looks odd, DO NOT EAT it, in or out of a can. Thanks http://www.cdc.gov/listeria/prevention.html ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat carrots during first trimester of pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat carrots during first trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: And they are probably good for you. Anyone telling you otherwise is trying to sell you something worthless and making something that's already difficult even more so. And congratulations on the likelihood of your being a mother. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is eating of carrot good for pregnant woman?

Is eating of carrot good for pregnant woman?

YES: All vegetables are healthy and carrots are among the healthiest- see http://whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice;dbid=21 for more about their many benefits. It is important to make healthy food choices during pregnancy and carrots are an excellent choice. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat foods rich in vitamin a while pregnant. Foods like carrot, sweet potatoes etc. Thank you.?

Yes: You are concerned about the birth defect warning for carotenoid containing medications like retinol cream. The concentration of product in these is high and thus the risk. The amount of vitamin a in all vegetable foods and the the of vitamin a in these foods is easily handled properly by your digestive and metabolism systems so there is no harm to the developing fetus. ...Read more

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Does carrot harm the pregnant ?

Does carrot harm the pregnant ?

No: Eating carrots do not harm a pregnant woman or the baby. Of course, everything in moderation, a well rounded diet that includes carrots is great. Eating only carrots would mean missing a lot of nutrients which is not healthy. ...Read more