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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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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Can a pregnant woman eat steak?

Can a pregnant woman eat steak?

Eat your steak!: A pregnant woman can definitely eat steak, but it should be cooked all the way through. Some may think this ruins the steak. To have a steak that is cooked well-done but still tender, try a thinner cut. ...Read more

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How should pregnant women eat?

How should pregnant women eat?

Pregnancy: About 300 more calories a day, you do not eat for 2 people, that's a myth. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat beetroot?

Can pregnant women eat beetroot?

Very Healthy choice!: Beetroots are an excellent food to eat during pregnancy. They are good sources of iron, folate, (folic acid) antioxidants like anthocyans and improve circulation/lower blood pressure. See http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/benefits-of-beetroots-during-pregnancy/
& http://whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=49 ...Read more

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Pregnant women can't eat kiwis, why?

Pregnant women can't eat kiwis, why?

Kiwi are ok: Kiwis are OK to eat in pregnancy. They contain fiber (helps with constipation) Vitamin C, folate (folic acid) and even Vitamin K (helps the blood clot after delivery). All these are great to have in pregnancy! Enjoy! ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat swai fillets?

Can pregnant women eat swai fillets?

Yes: Swai is considered a good choice due to its low mercury levels. The FDA recommends that pregnant or breastfeeding women and young children should not eat fish, Shark, Swordfish, King mackerel and Tilefish from the Gulf of Mexico. Hoe that helps. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat uncooked hot dogs?

Can pregnant women eat uncooked hot dogs?

UncookedorUnheated?: You should not eat any raw meat, fish, or eggs if you are pregnant. However, most packaged hot dogs have been previously cooked, and can be eaten unheated, provided they have been properly refrigerated and are not past their expiration date. Check label - should state: "fully cooked." most hot dogs contain a lot of calories, fat, and additives, so they're not the healthiest food, esp if pregnant. ...Read more

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What foods, pregnant women not allowed to eat?

Avoid: Avoid deli meats & imported soft cheeses (listeria), raw meat (steak tartar), raw fish(sushi), raw shellfish, things made with raw eggs (salmonella), pate & refrigerated smoke seafood that is not subsequently cooked. No unwashed vegetables or fruit. Avoid alcohol & caffeinated beverages. Avoid mecury. Fish with very high potential mercury levels: shark, swordfish, marlin & king mackerel. ...Read more

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Could pregnant women eat rosemary?

Could pregnant women eat rosemary?

In normal amounts: Normal dietary amounts are fine, but rosemary capsules or large amounts may not be safe. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat lupini beans?

Preparation: They must be prepared correctly, or there is a risk of a serious infection and potential liver damage. Why not eat something else when you're pregnant? ...Read more

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Are pregnant women safe to eat monggo beans?

Are pregnant women safe to eat monggo beans?

Monggo Beans: I am only aware of raw monggo bean sprouts as being contraindicated in pregnancy due to potential for food-borne illness. Ask your obstetrician for questions. ...Read more

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Can pregnant woman eat dates?

Can pregnant woman eat dates?

Yes: There is no medical contraindication to eating dates during pregnancy. They supply niacin, folate, (folic acid) vitamin B-6, pantothenic acid, zinc, manganese, fiber and magnesium. One study found that the consumption of date fruit in the last 4 weeks before labour significantly reduced the need for induction and augmentation of labour, and produced a more favourable, but non-significant, delivery outcome. ...Read more

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What can a pregnant woman eat ?

What can a pregnant woman eat ?

Pregnancy Nutrition: There are lots of good online nutrition resources -- including articles focused on pregnancy --

For example ---

Pregnancy nutrition: Healthy-eating basics
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/pregnancy-week-by-week/in-depth/pregnancy-nutrition/art-20046955

Pregnancy diet: Focus on these essential nutrients
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/pregnancy-week-by-week/in-depth/pregnancy-nutrition/art-20045082 ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat gimbap?

Can pregnant women eat gimbap?

Cooked: If the filling is cooked, there is no reason for a pregnant woman to not eat it. I trust that for the sake of your and your baby's health, you are under the care of a doctor and taking prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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Why can't pregnant women eat crab?

Why can't pregnant women eat crab?

The new FDA and EPA: guidelines published in 2014 say it is ok. Scavengers like crab and lobtster actually have low levels.Only the predators at the top of the fish-eat-fish food chain concentrate methyl-mercury (from our coal-burning power plants) to dangerous levels. Recent data is best, as we continue to contaminate. Several have a max/wk. http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodborneIllnessContaminants/Metals/ucm393070.htm ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman eat pani puri?

Can a pregnant woman eat pani puri?

Yes it is only food: Not a chemical , if can tolerate spice.Along with good healthy food ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat spinach dip?

Can pregnant women eat spinach dip?

Spinach dip: The spinach is cooked so that should be fine. Is cheese used for this particular recipe? Don't eat food that has sat out without refrigeration for too long. ...Read more

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Can a 10week pregnant woman eat spam?

Yes : Thank you recommend heating process meats through before eating. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant women eat clam chowder?

Can a pregnant women eat clam chowder?

Why not: I don't see why she cannot. All she eats needs to be of good quality and cooked well, but clam chowder is not a contraindication unless she has allergy to any component of it. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat chocolate cake?

Can pregnant women eat chocolate cake?

Good gosh...: My wife sure did! just do it in moderation. ...Read more

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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