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Doctor insights on: Diet For Pregnant Women During First Trimester

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Are grapes safe to eat during first trimester of pregnancy?

Are grapes safe to eat during first trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: Fruit is a healthy alternative to all the bad choices we have available to us in terms of food consumption. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Do pregnant women yawn a lot during the first trimester?

Do pregnant women yawn a lot during the first trimester?

Yes: Fatigue is extremely common in the first and third trimester. Get plenty of exercise and sleep, but remember to eat well too to keep your energy up as much as possible. ...Read more

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Otrivine safe for pregnant women in the first trimester?

Otrivine safe for pregnant women in the first trimester?

Should be avoided: Even though there are no studies to suggest it causes any birth defects or pregnancy complications but it is suggested that its use be avoided during first trimester. ...Read more

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Pineapple for first trimester of pregnancy?

Pineapple for first trimester of pregnancy?

Food ; pregnancy: There is no restriction with pineapple and pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is watermelon safe to eat during first trimester of pregnancy?

Is watermelon safe to eat during first trimester of pregnancy?

It's good for you!: Not only safe - it's recommended. It helps w/ morning sickness prevention, eases heartburn, relieves leg cramps, etc., etc. What a joy! Here's a link: http://www.fitpregnancy.com/nutrition/prenatal-nutrition/watermelon-wonders Let's hope the other aspects of your pregnancy are as nice a surprise too! Best wishes. BTW, Don't over do it - you can still get a tummy ache. ...Read more

Dr. Liza Kunz Dr. Kunz
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Is sex safe during first trimester of pregnancy?

Dr. Liza Kunz Dr. Kunz
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Usually yes!: In early pregnancy there should be no problem having sex. Later on, there are certain medical conditions later in pregnancy that may cause your doctor to recommend you avoid intercourse (placenta previa, preterm labor, etc) but for most pregnancies it is safe to have sex for all 9 months. ...Read more

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30% of pregnant women bleed during the first trimester. how many of those women who bleed will have healthy pregnancy?

30% of pregnant women bleed during the first trimester. how many of those women who bleed will have healthy pregnancy?

Myths: I don't know where you got that statistic, but it is not true or correct or there is a different definition of what the word 'bleeding' means. Viable pregnancy stops vaginal bleeding. Any bleeding in pregnancy should be considered abnormal. And a reason to be in good contact with your OB. ...Read more

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Why do women have bleeding in first trimester of pregnancy?

Why do women have bleeding in first trimester of pregnancy?

Several Issues: With even healthy pregnancy, the very vascular uterine lining continues to grow, facilitating capillary flow to support growing baby, the zygote erodes into the uterine lining needing blood supply/nutrition+waste removal, rapid placental development not perfect, much of the rapidly forming fine vascular network is fragile & stressed by motion, BP elevations, etc. ...Read more

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Is gatorade safe to drink during first trimester of pregnancy?

Is gatorade safe to drink during first trimester of pregnancy?

Gatorade ok in preg: Gatorade is absolutely safe in pregnancy, especially if you are having trouble keeping down food or fluids. If you are vomiting and unable to keep anything down, you should contact your doctor or go to the er. ...Read more

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Is early satiety normal during first trimester of pregnancy?

Is early satiety normal during first trimester of pregnancy?

Not usually: Early satiety is seen in late term pregnancy however the nausea of early pregnancy could potentially be expressed as early full feeling! I would speak with your OB-GYN about this symptom ESPECIALLY if you are LOOSING weight! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Who can check out bleeding during first trimester of pregnancy?

Who can check out bleeding during first trimester of pregnancy?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat carrots during first trimester of pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat carrots during first trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: And they are probably good for you. Anyone telling you otherwise is trying to sell you something worthless and making something that's already difficult even more so. And congratulations on the likelihood of your being a mother. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is sex/semen safe for the baby during early pregnancy? How about mid and late pregnancy?

Is sex/semen safe for the baby during early pregnancy?  How about mid and late pregnancy?

Yes: There's no medical evidence to suggest that sex during pregnancy does any harm to the baby. Your baby is well cushioned by a sac of fluid well beyond the neck of the womb (cervix). A loving physical relationship is important for your wellbeing, and your partner's as well, during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Who can evaluate bleeding during pregnancy in first trimester?

Who can evaluate bleeding during pregnancy in first trimester?

A board certified: Obgyn is the best person cause that doc can do a workup and whatever treatment u need , i rec a doc , not a midwife to evaluate this as u need bhcg, prog level , a good exan and an accuarate ultrasound. ...Read more

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Can you workout during your first trimester of pregnancy?

Dr. Pam Yoder Dr. Yoder
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Can you workout during your first trimester of pregnancy?

Always ask OB expert: Many women with low-risk pregnancies successfully work out during pregnancy. But all should discuss this with their OB doctors at the first visit. Conditions change throughout pregnancy. Therefore, women should ask the OB at visits what is ok. Women with risk of pregnancy complications, history of preterm birth, etc. Should consult with OB and maternal-fetal medicine about what activity is safe. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
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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