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Can I eat lemon during pregnancy?

Can I eat lemon during pregnancy?

Yes: It is fine to eat lemon during pregnancy. It is a good source of vitamin c. It may even help prevent your baby from having yellow skin (jaundice). However because lemons are acidic, it may cause reflux or stomach discomfort. If this happens, you should stop eating lemons. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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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 cayenne and lemon tea safe for pregnant women?

Is cayenne and lemon tea safe for pregnant women?

Yes: This is safe for you and the developing baby. There are no adverse effects from this combination. ...Read more

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Please can a pregnant women drink cucumber and lemon water every day?

Please can a pregnant women drink cucumber and lemon water every day?

Yes: It is fine todrink cucumber and lemon water in pregnancy. Just be aware that the lemon is very acidic and you may want to stop using it if you develop sour stomach or heartburn. Heartburn is common in the later stages of pregnancy. Good health to you. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a pregnant woman take lemon juice?

Please tell me, could a pregnant woman take lemon juice?

No problem: Lemon juice can be a refreshing drink with no effects on the body or on the developing baby. ...Read more

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23 wks pregnant. With emergent cerclage and on strict bedrest. To prevent blood clotting due to bedrest what can I do? Eat lemon slice every day?

23 wks pregnant. With emergent cerclage and on strict bedrest. To prevent blood clotting due to bedrest what can I do? Eat lemon slice every day?

Leg raises: Hang in there! Cerclage is very helpful. Lemon slices do NOT prevent clotting, and is bad for your teeth enamel. Simple leg raises and feet movement (moving feet up/down at ankle) is enough to keep circulation going. Also, you may wear Leg compression stocking which are OTC. Make sure the stockings are not to tight at the seams. Leg raises/foot exercises do NOT affect the cerclage. Stay hydrated. ...Read more

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Is lemon leaf tea safe for pregnancy?

Is lemon leaf tea safe for pregnancy?

Haven't read that it: Is contraindicated. It is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary, hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, anise or sage tea. Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. Ginger, lime, barley, peppermint and thyme tea are safe during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Pregnancy scare? I have two different questions. The first question is; can eating lemon have anything to do with pregnancy? Or affecting it ones pregnancy? Second question is pretty long, I'm going to get into some details so can better understand. I too

Pregnancy scare? I have two different questions. The first question is; can eating lemon have anything to do with pregnancy? Or affecting it ones pregnancy? Second question is pretty long, I'm going to get into some details so can better understand. I too

No,: No, eating a lemon cannot affect pregnancy or have anything to do with pregnancy.

Since you've missed your period, even though you had a negative test please take another test as it takes a while for the pregnancy hormone (beta hcg) to build up. If it is negative, then please see your doctor for a blood test as that is more accurate. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to drink lemon tea while pregnant?

Is it possible for me to drink lemon tea while pregnant?

Of course: This can be refreshing and will have no effect on your developing baby. ...Read more

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Should I avoid drinking lemon water while pregnant?

Should I avoid drinking lemon water while pregnant?

No: There is no problem drinking lemon water during pregnancy. If you enjoy lemon water, then continue to enjoy! ...Read more

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Lemon juice on breast while pregnant?

Lemon juice on breast while pregnant?

Why?: It would be safe to do this, but I am not sure what it would be an effective remedy for. Sorry I cannot be more helpful, maybe someone else will have a better idea. ...Read more

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Does lemon have side effect on pregnancy?

Does lemon have side effect on pregnancy?

It reportedly can: Sometimes help to reduce nausea. Lemons are rumored to prevent your period, induce your period, slow your period, stop your period ; lighten your period. I have not found any studies to support these claims. If anyone has seen scientific literature to the contrary – I would be interested. ...Read more