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Its been 15 months after my baby delivery. Is it possible to reduce my pregnancy pouch now through diet and exercises ?

Its been 15 months after my baby delivery.  Is it possible to reduce my pregnancy pouch now through diet and exercises ?

Yes: But u need to have caloric restriction and a good exercise program with the proper exercises it will take hard work but u can do if u are comiitted. ...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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For the past 2 months I have had my period every 2 weeks, I have had protected sex. My diet has been very bad as I was away - could this be pregnancy?

For the past 2 months I have had my period every 2 weeks, I have had protected sex. My diet has been very bad as I was away - could this be pregnancy?

Probably not: It is not likely if you are having protected sex but some types of protection definitely have higher failure rates. This can happen with travel, changed in your sleep wake cycles, diet or weight changes, changes in stress level, exercise changes, and not taking pills just right. However,bleeding this often can also cause other problems so see a doctor when you have a chance and get it checked out ...Read more

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Stopped hCG diet a month ago, possible false positive pregnancy test?

Stopped hCG diet a month ago, possible false positive pregnancy test?

No: If you take HCG orally, it will not cause a false pregnancy test. A month is long enough for HCG to be eliminated even if you had HCG injection. ...Read more

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Three months late period, no pregnancy symptoms, horrible diet, stressed out a lot, is it possible to go 3 months with no period and not be pregnant?

Three months late period, no pregnancy symptoms, horrible diet, stressed out a lot, is it possible to go 3 months with no period and not be pregnant?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Dear doctors, i'm in 3rd month of pregnancy&treating 7days candida cervix without medicine, but nutrition diet. I'm curious what side effects could candida have on fetus/baby now/later. Thank you!?

Dear doctors, 
i'm in 3rd month of pregnancy&treating 7days candida cervix without medicine, but nutrition diet. I'm curious what side effects could candida have on fetus/baby now/later. Thank you!?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I read it cud take 6 months for breakthrough bleeding to stop while on ocps. If i don't need pregnancy protection, is it better to try to treat my prolonged periods naturally w/ exercise & diet insted?

I read it cud take 6 months for breakthrough bleeding to stop while on ocps. If i don't need pregnancy protection, is it better to try to treat my prolonged periods naturally w/ exercise & diet insted?

Prolonged periods: Should be treated according to cause. Presuming that homonal imbalance is a cause, and that you are not interested in birth control, using Progesterone 100 mg. Orally day 15 to 24 of cycle for 3 mo usually will take care of it. Progesterone is natural like hormone derived from plats. ...Read more

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Tell me diet in pregnancy?

Good healthy diet: A good healthy balanced diet combined with appropriate exercise. Talk w/your doctor and see a good registered dietitian. There should be some slow and steady weight gain during pregnancy that's natural. ...Read more

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What is the good diet in pregnancy?

What is the good diet in pregnancy?

Well-balanced, fresh: There are many people in most OB offices who can provide pamphlets or list of links to recommended diets and recipes. Women should ask for these. Many of us recommend organic or locally grown food. Most suggest that women make their own food rather than buy mixes or processed products. The diet must be balanced and have the right amount of essential nutrients for pregnancy--see cdc, march of dimes. ...Read more

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Do I need to change my diet for pregnancy?

Do I need to change my diet for pregnancy?

No: If you are already eating a healthy, well balanced diet, then you don't need to change. There are some changes in mineral and vitamin recommendations that can be supplied through a prenatal vitamin. You do not need to "eat for two." the increased calorie requirements during pregnancy amount to approx. 300 cal/day which is not a significant amount. ...Read more

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How can my diet have an impact on my pregnancy?

How can my diet have an impact on my pregnancy?

Lots: Everything from mom's excessive weight gain, with risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, eclampsia, etc to adverse effects on developing fetus- malformations, small for dates, poor neuro development, etc. ...Read more

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What should be avoided during pregnancy in terms of diet?

What should be avoided during pregnancy in terms of diet?

Pregnancy: Eating well balanced meals is important at all times, but it is even more essential when you are pregnant. There are essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that your developing baby needs. Most foods are safe; however, there are some foods that you should avoid during pregnancy. Check out http://americanpregnancy.Org/pregnancyhealth/foodstoavoid.Html for more info. ...Read more

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Can my diet in pregnancy have an impact on my child's food preferences?

Can my diet in pregnancy have an impact on my child's food preferences?

No: There's no data to allow one to answer this question. On the other hand, logical thinking would lead one to conclude that there's no way the fetus would "know" what you are eating. The placenta, which is the interface between mother and baby, only transfers fundamental nutrients like Amino Acids and glucose; not "broccoli flavor molecules.". ...Read more

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Hi. Im done with my drlivery 10 days back, wanna lose pregnancy weight as soon as posdible, help me out with effective diet nd exercise.

Hi. Im done with my drlivery 10 days back, wanna lose pregnancy weight as soon as posdible, help me out with  effective diet nd exercise.

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for me to diet during pregnancy?

Is it dangerous for me to diet during pregnancy?

Not the best time.: Women need nutrients while pregnant. Weight gain is normal (generally speaking) while pregnant. It is not in your best interest to try to lose weight at that time. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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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