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Doctor insights on: Eating Almonds During Pregnancy

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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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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Drinking almond vs cow milk during pregnancy?

Drinking almond vs cow milk during pregnancy?

No endorsement: I am not sure what you are asking since there is no question here. But medicine would be neutral on recommending one or the other products since both are fine and available. ...Read more

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Is topically using coconut oil, castor oil, sweet almond oil, avocado oil & aloe vera gel (as homemade lash/brow serum) safe to use during pregnancy?

Is topically using coconut oil, castor oil, sweet almond oil, avocado oil & aloe vera gel (as homemade lash/brow serum) safe to use during pregnancy?

Pregnancy-safe oils: Castor oil and sweet almond oil may bring on early labor, if used earlier than term. Coconut oil and olive oil are safe in pregnancy. Topical vitamin E oil is felt to be safe, but may cause contact dermatitis in some people, as can topical aloe vera. "When in doubt, leave it out" applies in pregnancy. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20306538 ...Read more

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Is yardley oatmeal & almond soap good for pregnancy?

Is yardley oatmeal & almond soap good for pregnancy?

Know of no: contraindications to using this soap during pregnancy. Take care. ...Read more

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Which one is better for almond or soy milk for pregnancy?

Which one is better for almond or soy milk for pregnancy?

Either...: I know no good studies to guide the answer to your question so I will give you my opinion: Either one is fine and both contain good things like omegas. Soy milk is higher in protein and calories. In Asia they eat lots of soy products and have healthy babies. So, drink the one that tastes best to you but make sure it is organic to avoid pesticides. Silk makes a delicious organic soy milk! ...Read more

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11 wks pregnant. Heard about recall on almond butter for salmonella. Finished jar last wk. Had mild nausea (assumed was pregnancy) Should I be worried?

11 wks pregnant. Heard about recall on almond butter for salmonella. Finished jar last wk. Had mild nausea (assumed was pregnancy) Should I be worried?

No worries: If the product wasn't on the recall and/or you only experienced mild symptoms, then you should be fine. Be sure to maintain good hydration and monitor for any worsening symptoms such as diarrhea or fever. ...Read more

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Can we use almond oil for breast massage in pregnancy due reduce the pain n tenderness? I have breast tissue in my left breast checked by doctor.

Can we use almond oil for breast massage in pregnancy due reduce the pain n tenderness? I have breast tissue in my left breast checked by doctor.

In moderation but...: I was surprised to find a study suggesting that women who regularly used almond oil for abdominal massage during pregnancy had increased risk of premature birth but more research is needed. Occasional use for breast massage might be fine but I would advise coconut oil instead. See http://tinyurl.com/n69qz8s and http://tinyurl.com/kddujov ...Read more

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Is eating plums during pregnancy okay?

Plums are a : Healthy food you can eat during pregnancy. However, plum juice can have a higher sugar content then plums - so use should be judicious. ...Read more