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Food Cravings And What They Mean During Pregnancy
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
When women are craving food, throwing up everyday(nausea) and are sick does it mean they are pregnant?
Muncher: Hi, muncher protein and fat have natural abiltiy to satisfy your hunger!find that most of my pre diabetic obese patients do very well following a lower glycemic index plan.Look on websitesplease do not eat lots of starches during unless you exercise alot..1+ hr of sweating exercise/ daystick to lean protein, veg, fruits , nut butters, small amounts. You will not feel empty!. Don't eat frequent! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kinds of food do women crave most during pregnancy? And why do they crave these foods in particular?
Many: Foods craved during pregnancy vary a lot between women. Yet there's no real scientific research to establish "why" they crave these foods. Some common ones include chocolate, pickles, lemons, spicy foods, potato chips, ice, ice cream, etc. Ice cravings can be more common when women have anemia. Other cravings seem more unique to the woman involved. http://tinyurl.com/ks6kr96. ...Read more
Ice cream: Both my wife and i craved ice cream during both pregnancies. ...Read more
What are the major signs of eutopic pregnancy ? And how soon or fast can one know if they are pregnant before there monthly period comes.
Is it true that eating spicy food during pregnancy causes the baby to grow with hair? What types of foods should be avoid during pregnancy?
Spices: Just eating a well balanced diet in general is your best bet supplemented with a prenatal vitamin and possibly extra folic acid. Cinnamon is used in alot of processed foods like cereal, cookies, etc. I know of no restrictions on eating foods that contain cinnamon in pregnancy. However, there are lots of old wives tales out there regarding spices and other foods. ...Read more
Does it matter what kind of prenatal you take before and during pregnancy? Or are they all the same ?
What are early signs of pregnancy? How will your belly feel? When does your stomach usually get hard?? Can you have period spotting while pregnant?
What will cause tender breast, some cramping from time to time, and weight gain in stomach? I have taken pregnancy tests but they are negative.
Breast tenderness: Hormonal changes can give you these symptoms. Have our harmones levels checked, also have TSH checked.increase water intake, cutting down on chocolates , sodas , coffee, etc may ease the breast tenderness. Also take vit E 800 units a day . If sym still persist see your gyn . ...Read more
Negative pregnancy test but all my symptoms are those of early pregnancy. I exercise and eat healthy how is this possible?
Other possibilities: While i don't know what "all the symptoms" are from your point of view, the symptoms we normally associate with early pregnancy are merely suggestive and not definitive. They are all nonspecific and could have other explanations. While you ought to repeat the pregnancy test in a few days to be certain, you should consider getting a check up. ...Read more
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