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I am 22 week & have been taking fennel seeds for morning sickness from 10 - 12 weeks, without knowing its side effects. Is there any risk to my baby?

I am 22 week & have been taking fennel seeds for morning sickness from 10 - 12 weeks, without knowing its side effects. Is there any risk to my baby?

Start with this link: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-311-FENNEL.aspx?activeIngredientId=311&activeIngredientName=FENNEL There is a side effect tab in this link. Read this information. ...Read more

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Isit ok if i drink fennel seed three time a day during breastfeeding? Thanks

Isit ok if i drink fennel seed three time a day during breastfeeding? Thanks

OK to go: Fennel seed and its extract is fine to use during breastfeeding. There are actually some reports that it may enhance milk supply. So as with everything when you are breastfeeding, use in moderation and relax and enjoy this time with your new baby. Congratulations! ...Read more

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Is eating coated candy fennel seeds safe while.pregnant?

Is eating coated candy fennel seeds safe while.pregnant?

Not really: Fennel contains organic substances that confer bothestrogenic and anticoagulant properties, neither of which would be considered safe to consume in pregnancy, especially in the first trimester. For better and more specific advice, check with your OB, but by all means, don't take any chances ...Read more

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I am 26 years old female and not married. If i eat fennel seed for estrogen hormone, can that cause any unwanted hair?

I am 26 years old female and not married. If i eat fennel seed for estrogen hormone, can that cause any unwanted hair?

Doubt it: I haven't heard of that, but why is a 26 year old eating anything special for estrogen? If you have ovaries then your body levels of estrogen should be fine. If you are having issues you should see your gyn. If you have had a hysterectomy + removal of ovaries, you should be followed for estrogen replacement anyhow. ...Read more