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Doctor insights on: Can Pregnant Women Eat Garlic Bread

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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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Is it safe to eat flax bread during pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat flax bread during pregnancy?

Yes: The rda for carbohydrates in pregnancy is 175 grams daily. Your diet should contain a wide variety of carbs and flax seed can be a healthy part of your daily intake. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat bread made with organic honey during pregnancy?

Is it ok to eat bread made with organic honey during pregnancy?

Most likely: Any type of food could potentially be contaminated, but this should be safer than most. Honey has natural antibacterial properties. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat organic sprouted wheat berry and sprouted flaxseed bread during pregnancy?

Is it ok to eat organic sprouted wheat berry and sprouted flaxseed bread during pregnancy?

OK if no gluten-sens: This is ok unless you are among the 1% of people with celiac disease or the 10-20% who have non-celiac gluten sensitivity. See http://abt. Cm/1dopk3o
some nutritionists advise everyone limit intake of grains, even whole grains, as too much starch is not healthy for anyone, but I feel sprouted bread is a healthy choice for most people in moderation. See http://bit. Ly/gagviu for further discussion. ...Read more

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I am slim build but my stomach sometimes gets rarer bloated and it looks like I am pregnant. I do eat a lot of bread.?

I am slim build but my stomach sometimes gets rarer bloated and it looks like I am pregnant. I do eat a lot of bread.?

Abdominal obesity: I agree with the good doctors comment that you should cut down bread. You should further eliminate simple sugars, eat small meals, reduce fat and do exercises. Avoid constipation. ...Read more

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Food aversions and I'm 8w pregnant. I mostly snack/eat on bread and cheese. I take prenatal vitamins. Should I worry about my baby's development?

Food aversions and I'm 8w pregnant. I mostly snack/eat on bread and cheese. I take prenatal vitamins. Should I worry about my baby's development?

Nausea ; vomiting: Eating a healthy diet during prengnacy is very important. However some women at the begining of pregnancy develop what is called nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, and its due to the hormonal changes. Try separating foods from liquids, avoid spicy food, avoid strong odors, take your prental vitamin or Folic Acid and consult your obgyn on how to improve your diet. Try soft foods like mashed potatoes. ...Read more

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I eat bread with flaxseed, barley, rye, wheat. Are flax seed and rolled barley safe to eat during pregnancy? Should I stop eating multi-grain product?

I eat bread with flaxseed, barley, rye, wheat. Are flax seed and rolled barley safe to eat during pregnancy? Should I stop eating multi-grain product?

Eat your grains...: The grains are all fine. Avoid foods are : uncooked meat, fish and poultry. Unpasteurized dairy, fruit and vegetable juices. Raw sprouts. ...Read more

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Loosing weight due to morning sickness, 8 weeks pregnancy. Strong aversion to any food! Could eat 2 bread slices and whey protein shake. Very worried.

Loosing weight due to morning sickness, 8 weeks pregnancy. Strong aversion to any food! Could eat 2 bread slices and whey protein shake. Very worried.

Talk with OB: Many women with terrible morning sickness lose weight initially during pregnancy but this should begin to improve in the next few weeks. However, you should discuss this with your OB to determine your best course of action. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and just had one bite of mouldy pizza bread before noticing. Is it likely to cause me any upset or problems?

I'm pregnant and just had one bite of mouldy pizza bread before noticing. Is it likely to cause me any upset or problems?

Doubtful: If it was only a small bite, your digestive enzymes and stomach acid will destroy any mold. If you become symptomatic, consult your physician. ...Read more

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I may be pregnant and I spread a tomatoe from a friend's vegetable garden on my bread without cleaning it. Could I have toxoplasmosis?

I may be pregnant and I spread a tomatoe from a friend's vegetable garden on my bread without cleaning it. Could I have toxoplasmosis?

See below: That would be very unlikely as the cyst of toxo need to go through a life cycle first through a cat, but you should be tested for toxo since you are concerned. ...Read more

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I'm having dry vaginal with a lil discharge can I be pregnant my discharge have no smell my vaginal is dry and look like bread crumbs, why is, that?

I'm having dry vaginal with a lil discharge can I be pregnant my discharge have no smell my vaginal is dry and look like bread crumbs, why is, that?

2 dif problems: If you are concerned you might be pregnant take a home pregnancy test and you will find out the answer in minutes. The discharge you describes sounds like a yeast infection. Yeast medication is available over the counter. If this does not work you will need to schedule a visit for testing. If you are not wanting to be pregnant please see your doctor to begin birth control. ...Read more

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Are sprouted grains like Ezekiel bread safe during pregnancy? I had a sprouted wheat bagel this morning and Ezekiel sandwich later - is there a limit?

Are sprouted grains like Ezekiel bread safe during pregnancy? I had a sprouted wheat bagel this morning and Ezekiel sandwich later - is there a limit?

Healthy: I don't think there are any ingredients in Ezekiel bread to be concerned about during pregnancy - wheat, barley, spelt, soybeans, lentils, millet. As with everything - moderation is prudent. ...Read more

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Just noticed mold on our bread and I have eaten a bunch of bread the past few days - not sure when it appeared. 32 weeks pregnant. Can it hurt baby?

Just noticed mold on our bread and I have eaten a bunch of bread the past few days - not sure when it appeared. 32 weeks pregnant. Can it hurt baby?

Nope! No worries!: Even obviously moldy bread, if somehow eaten, would not cause anything but perhaps a bit of stomach upset, and that is unlikely. Stomach acid breaks down the mold, which does not affect your baby at all. Consider that many cheeses have live molds that flavor them, and we eat them without ill effects. Furthermore, your baby's immune system is developing quite nicely at 32 weeks, so don't worry! ...Read more

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Aaccidentally ate mold on piece of bread while 34 weeks pregnant. Didn't see the mold until I swallowed the bread. Is this going to hurt my baby?

Aaccidentally ate mold on piece of bread while 34 weeks pregnant. Didn't see the mold until I swallowed the bread. Is this going to hurt my baby?

Moldy bread: There is no need for alarm. The mold on the bread will not harm either you or the fetus. Chances are that you have eaten very small amounts of mold on bread before that you have not seen. ...Read more