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Doctor insights on: Can You Eat Olives While Pregnant

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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 olives and pimento ok to eat while pregnant?

Is olives and pimento ok to eat while pregnant?

OK: In general, there is no restriction on eating olives and pimento while pregnant as long as they are properly canned. You might want to avoid getting them from the deli counter as there has been reports of listeria and other bacteria infecting foods from the deli counter. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Been eating olives stuffed with pickled garlic cloves, 3-4 at a time. Just read when pregnant should only have 1 clove of garlic/day. Harmful to baby?

Been eating olives stuffed with pickled garlic cloves, 3-4 at a time. Just read when pregnant should only have 1 clove of garlic/day. Harmful to baby?

No evidence of harm: I researched this on many different sites and could not find any evidence at all that garlic is harmful to developing babies. Many sites said it's fine to eat garlic in moderation but excess garlic should be avoided, but the only reason presented was that too much garlic close to delivery might thin your blood and reduce blood clotting, so cut back close to delivery. See
http://tinyurl. Com/ht5ebcl ...Read more

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Can olive leaf extract be taken during pregnancy?

Can olive leaf extract be taken during pregnancy?

Not enough data: There is insufficient information available to be able to make a safe recommendation one way or the other about taking olive leaf extract during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Hi. Is it safe to take olive leaf extract when pregnant?

Hi. Is it safe to take olive leaf extract when pregnant?

Why do you take it: Question yourself about any supplements; no need to take them. You can eat olives, bake in olive oil (healthier then butter). Don't overdo anything (moderation is key). The mediterrean diet has become popular. Use it wisely. Don't drink alcohol. ...Read more

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Hi I am 5 week pregnant. Can I use olive oil for constipation. Thank?

Hi I am 5 week pregnant. Can I use olive oil for constipation. Thank?

Yes: Safer alternatives exist, like colace, (docusate sodium) fiber, drinking more water and exercise. Discuss management of your constipation with your OB gyn as it will likely be present throughout your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it possible to crave food due to pregnancy at only 7dpo (days past ovulation)? Today I have been craving salty food like popcorn, olives and feta

Is it possible to crave food due to pregnancy at only 7dpo (days past ovulation)? Today I have been craving salty food like popcorn, olives and feta

Impossible: The pregnant body does not have any physical connection or communication with the new fetus for about fourteen days after conception. So no, these symptoms are not related to a pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm currently 28weeks pregnant, can I use olive oil drops in my ear?

I'm currently 28weeks pregnant, can I use olive oil drops in my ear?

Yes: Olive oil in the ear should not affect your pregnancy. I assume you are using it for wax in the ear. Oils have shown to soften wax making it easier to remove when it is impacted, of you flush with warm water gently. ...Read more

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30 weeks pregnant my nipples and areola area or skin is very dry and rough what should I do can I use olive or coconut oil for massage or something el?

30 weeks pregnant my nipples and areola area or skin is very dry and rough what should I do can I use olive or coconut oil for massage or something el?

YES, or Lansinoh ;: Both olive ; coconut oil are safe to use for massage ; will probably help. Calendula cream is also an excellent choice, as is lansinoh- see https://www. Lansinoh. Com/products/hpa-lanolin
i also advise you take a purified fish oil rich in dha, which often helps dry skin and is very important for development of your baby's eyes and nervous system. ...Read more

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15 weeks pregnant. Belly started itching. Any natural remedy? Applying olive oil, is it ok?

15 weeks pregnant. Belly started itching. Any natural remedy? Applying olive oil, is it ok?

Olive oil: No contraindication to the use of olive oil in this fashion, but easing your abdominal itching may not be achieved in this fashion. Good luck and hope you have a great baby. ...Read more

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Will applying olive oil on belly during pregnancy prevent stretch marks? Any other natural remedy?

Will applying olive oil on belly during pregnancy prevent stretch marks? Any other natural remedy?

No: Stretch marks in pregnancy are mostly genetic. Moisturizing the skin can help keep it healthy but your genes are the most important factor. Olive oil will not help any more than normal lotion ...Read more