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Can Pregnant Women Eat Lemon
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
No problem: Lemon juice can be a refreshing drink with no effects on the body or on the developing baby. ...Read more
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
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
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, 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
Of course: This can be refreshing and will have no effect on your developing baby. ...Read more
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
Yes: But minimize, soda is not an ideal drink for anybody at anytime. ...Read more
I sucked on a lemon and now my tongue is hurting. Also I am pregnant is baking soda okay to help with this?
Not dangerous: Sucking on a lemon should not cause your tongue to hurt. Applying a small amount of baking soda is not dangerous but I am not sure what it is being used for. ...Read more
Nope: Several grasses make up lemon grass. It contains citral & myrcene which have been shown to cause harmful effects in pregnancy. Although the studies have shown harmful effects only in animal studies and in very high levels of consumption, a safe level has not been established and you should avoid it in pregnancy. Your OB can provide a safe list of teas you can take in pregnancy. ...Read more
Yes: It is ol to use but probably not any more helpful than any other hot beverage. ...Read more
21w5d pregnant drank water with lemon squeezed and wedge in it didn't think about listeria but I'm super worried now. Are we @ risk of listeria?
I started taking lemon water first thing every morning, is it advisable? Since I'm desperate to get pregnant this summer. I heard lemon destroys womb
Blessed day to all, is it good for a pregnant to drink lemon juice after waking up in the morning before breakfast?
Neither: It's not good or bad. It depends upon whether you like lemon juice in the morning. ...Read more