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Doctor insights on: Eating Corn Starch During Pregnancy

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Can eating excessive amounts of corn starch during pregnancy cause vaginal dryness?

Can eating excessive amounts of corn starch during pregnancy cause vaginal dryness?

NO: There is no direct correlation between corn starch and dryness; however, the bigger question is why you are ingesting corn starch: this condition may be pica and requires immediate medical and psychological evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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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 we drink rice water that is starch during 7 th month of pregnancy?

Can we drink rice water that is starch during 7 th month of pregnancy?

Carbohydrate: As long as it is no the only diet during pregnancy with enough protein it is okay. Everything has to be under moderation. ...Read more

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Deodorant containing sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), corn starch, sustainable palm oil from non-peatlands, tea tree oil be safe for pregnancy?

Deodorant containing sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), corn starch, sustainable palm oil from non-peatlands, tea tree oil be safe for pregnancy?

If u can get: It over the counter it's unlikely to cause miscarriages or birth defects. The amount required to enter your blood stream and get to the baby would have to be high, likely. It should e fine, I'm not aware of any issues. ...Read more

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Is eating plums during pregnancy okay?

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

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Is eating yam during early pregnancy is safe?

Is eating yam during early pregnancy is safe?

Diet: Most people eating yams actually are eating sweet potatoes. Yams which are more yellow in color inside, are a source of phytoestrogen like soy beans and soy products are. If something is part of your diet, it usually is fine as opposed to its you're only dietary item. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice during pregnancy is good or bad?

Eating raw rice during pregnancy is good or bad?

It expands: Eating raw rice is probably not the cleanest idea and since the cooking process kills off germs. Also, it expands a lot when it absorbs water in your stomach and could make you feel quite ill. I recommend cooking it first. ...Read more

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Can you bleed from not eating enough during pregnancy?

Can you bleed from not eating enough during pregnancy?

Would not : Anticipate that the amount you eat would cause vaginal bleeding during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is eating a tuna salad sandwich ok to eat during pregnancy?

Is eating a tuna salad sandwich ok to eat during pregnancy?

Occ.,get safer types: Good question. Tuna is relatively high in mercury which can be dangerous for developing babies so authorities advise limiting albacore to 6 ounces per week. However, other types of tuna like skipjack/ chuck light have less mercury. I recommend everyone who eats canned tuna get Safe Catch brand which is certified to have relatively low mercury. See https://safecatch.com and http://tinyurl.com/jmm9ur6 ...Read more

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What do you suggest for eating deli turkey during pregnancy?

What do you suggest for eating deli turkey during pregnancy?

Deli meat in pregnan: Heat it up. Deli meet can potentially carry Listeria Monocytogenese which crossed the placenta and can infect the fetus. The heat will kill the bacteria ...Read more

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Can eating raw rice affect me and the baby during pregnancy?

Can eating raw rice affect me and the baby during pregnancy?

You mean swallowing: Uncooked rice? Your teeth will be a hot mess and cracked. Please wash it and take powder off it. ...Read more

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Does eating salt with your food during pregnancy affect your baby?

Does eating salt with your food during pregnancy affect your baby?

No: No not under normal circumstances however salt may make you retain fluid. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice during 9th month pregnancy will cause any affects?

Eating raw rice during 9th month pregnancy will cause any affects?

Not likely: Eating raw rice is not of itself dangerous. However, if the rice is not clean and dried and just from the fielf then eating it could be dangerous from bacteria that could be on the rice. Listeria is especially a dangerous bacterium for the unborn child and the mother may not have illness much worse than a cold. It is recommended to now eat any foods or meats that are not thouroughly cooked when preg ...Read more

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Is eating dates s bad during pregnancy?

Why?: Would be in the newspaper. Or the product would have a disclaimer on the package. Dates are eaten regularly in many arabic countries. ...Read more