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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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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What foods are good for a diabetic women who is planning for pregnancy. Can I eat kiwi fruit. I am currently using folic acid for past one month.

What foods are good for a diabetic women who is planning for pregnancy. Can I eat kiwi fruit. I am currently using folic acid for past one month.

Foods for diabetic: Yes kiwi is ok. Try to keep carbs on low side see book the glucose solution, green leafty vegetables. Eat protein e.g. Wild caught salmon, poultry, lean beef, nuts, eggs. Some fats are ok, organic virgin olive oil, a little organic butter. ...Read more

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Is passion fruit seeds safe for pregnant women?

Some recommend: Against passion flower use during pregnancy because some substances it contains may cause uterine contractions (per medline plus) http:/www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/871.Html. ...Read more

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What kind of fruit that good for pregnancy women?

What kind of fruit that good for pregnancy women?

All fresh fruit!: Pregnant women can safely consume all fresh (preferably organic) fruits and vegetables provided they wash them well with clean uncontaminated water and are not allergic to them. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus talk to nutritionist about the amount and type of fruits to consume. Don't overdo it with carrots/tomatoes because they can cause hypervitaminosis a - a potential teratogen. ...Read more

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Can pregnant woman take beatroot fruit?

Can pregnant woman take beatroot fruit?

In moderation....: Everything in moderation. If she was fine eating beets (beetroot) before pregnancy, she should be fine eating it during and after pregnancy. The most well known beet variety is the root vegetable known as the beetroot or garden beet. Other cultivated varieties include the leaf vegetables chard and spinach beet. ...Read more

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What fruit is not safe to eat during pregnancy?

What fruit is not safe to eat during pregnancy?

Most fine in: Moderation. Large amounts of fresh pineapple (contains bromelain) may soften the cervix ; stimulate smooth muscle contraction. However many women eat pineapple through out pregnancy without issues. Passion flower is not recommended by some during pregnancy because some substances it contains may cause uterine contractions (per medline plus). ...Read more

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Why is bad to eat maracuya (passion fruit)seeds during pregnancy, I ate a bit what will happen now?

Why is bad to eat maracuya (passion fruit)seeds during pregnancy, I ate a bit what will happen now?

Untrue: This is an urban legend. There is no contraindication to ingesting passion fruit or the seeds during pregnancy. In fact, during your pregnancy is when it is most important to be eating fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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The last 3 days everytime I eat anything, including fruit I feel very nautious. Could it be a bug or pregnancy?

The last 3 days everytime I eat anything, including fruit I feel very nautious. Could it be a bug or pregnancy?

Either: It depends on your history. If you think you might be, then you should check with a home pregnancy test. If your symptoms persist, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is red dragon fruit safe to eat during pregnancy?

Is red dragon fruit safe to eat during pregnancy?

Dragon Fruit: Dragon fruit (pitahaya or pitaya) which is native to south ; central america is a healthy food to eat during pregnancy. A 100 gram serving contains 1 mg of fiber, 1 mg of iron as well as magnesium, potassium ; calcium. It also contains vit c ; b vitamins. It is a rich source of lycopene (helps to lower blood pressure ; helps to prevent cancer. ...Read more

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Can I eat pomegranate in pregnancy.. as m 6 mnths pregnant and eating this fruit since 4th of pregnancy. And worried now....

Can I eat pomegranate in pregnancy.. as m 6 mnths pregnant and eating this fruit since 4th of pregnancy. And worried now....

You can: During pregnancy, you only need about 300 extra calories each day in your second and third trimesters. However, you also need more of a number of essential nutrients, and it is best to get these extra calories from nutrient-dense foods rather than supplements. Pomegranates can also provide a number of nutrition and health benefits during pregnancy. ...Read more

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The last 3 days everytime I eat anything I feel nautious. Even fruit, could this just be a bug? Or is it time for a pregnancy test?

The last 3 days everytime I eat anything I feel nautious. Even fruit, could this just be a bug? Or is it time for a pregnancy test?

Yes, pregnancy test: Any time you think you might be pregnant, it's best to check. There are lots of reasons to be nauseated, including a "bug", an ulcer, food poisoning, gallbladder problems, new medication, etc, but you want to know if you are pregnant, as soon as possible. If the test is negative, and you continue to be nauseated, it's important that you be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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9 weeks & 2 days pregnant and can't eat anything only things I can eat hot dogs, Bologna, and pizza and some fruit and yogurt what should I do?

9 weeks & 2 days pregnant and can't eat anything only things I can eat hot dogs, Bologna, and pizza and some fruit and yogurt what should I do?

List of treatments: Suck on lemon drops.
Drink 2-3 ounces of lemonade or ginger ale (flat) every 15 minutes.
Salty foods (soups, pretzels, crackers) may be tolerated better.
Ginger Snaps
Eat small frequent meals
Avoid fatty, fried and spicy foods.
Sea bands

Med:
Doxylamine Succinate (Brand name: Unisom ½ tab daily or two times daily and Vitamin B6 (may take up to 100 mg daily and may take in divided doses). ...Read more

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Hi...I am 6 weeks pregnant. Can I eat papaya (fruit)??

Hi...I am 6 weeks pregnant. Can I eat papaya (fruit)??

Sure: It is very healthy as are most fruits and can be a good part of a healthy diet. Best wishes for a healthy pregnancy. Your concern suggests that you'll be a great mom! ...Read more

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Hi. I am 6 weeks pregnant. I wanted to know if I can eat papaya (fruit)?

Hi. I am 6 weeks pregnant. I wanted to know if I can eat papaya (fruit)?

If you aren't: Allergic & it is appropriately ripe - yes. A cup of papaya is only 55 calories and contains 2.5 grams of dietary fiber. ...Read more