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What are the best foods to eat during early pregnancy?

What are the best foods to eat during early pregnancy?

See this link: Here is a link to the ACOG patient info page on nutrition in pregnancy:
http://www. Acog. Org/~/media/For%20Patients/faq001.pdf? Dmc=1&ts=20140528T0843536016 ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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What foods should be avoided during pregnancy/ttc?

What foods should be avoided during pregnancy/ttc?

Prego foods to avoid: When you are pregnant you should avoid raw or undercooked meat or seafood, unpasteurized dairy, and alcohol. Only have caffeine once a day. Avoid hotdogs (usually undercooked) and heat deli meat. Only eat seafood once or twice a week. ...Read more

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What type of food should I avoid during pregnancy?

What type of food should I avoid during pregnancy?

Avoid: Avoid excess fish consumption. Avoid tuna. Avoid unpasteurized cheeses. Avoid deli meets (cold cuts). Minimize caffeine consumption. Should be ok if cooked. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to eat cured or smoked foods during pregnancy?

Is it safe for me to eat cured or smoked foods during pregnancy?

Here's the diet.: Eat only meats, fish, and poultry and eggs that are fully cooked. Avoid unpasteurized dairy products and fruit/vegetable juices.
Wash fresh fruits and vegetables under running water before eating. Avoid raw sprouts. So to answer your question.....Only if fully cooked. ...Read more

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Does craving spicy food during pregnancy mean your having a boy?

Does craving spicy food during pregnancy mean your having a boy?

Not a predictor: Cravings come in all types and varieties as you know, but the association with a particular sex is usually just a happy coincidence. ...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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What is morning sickness during pregnancy usually from, what foods?

What is morning sickness during pregnancy usually from, what foods?

IT is not from foods: It is from your preg hormones, some foods can make it worse call your OB to get relief. ...Read more

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What kind of food can I take to increase hemoglobin levels during pregnancy?

Oral iron: It would be easier to take oral iron supplement and multivitamin. See this site for information on iron rich foods.
http://www. Webmd. Com/diet/iron-rich-foods ...Read more

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I would like to know about the food and dietary products that need to be avoided during pregnancy?

Foods: Avoid deli meats & imported soft cheeses (listeria), raw meat (steak tartar), raw fish (sushi), raw shellfish, things made with raw eggs (salmonella), pate & refrigerated smoke seafood that is not subsequently cooked. Avoid alcohol & caffeinated beverages. Avoid mecury. Fish with very high potential mercury levels: shark, swordfish, marlin, king mackerel, big eye & ahi tuna & orange roughy. See v. ...Read more

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What healthy food could I eat during my pregnancy so I won't gain much weight? Could I work out even though I am one month?

What healthy food could I eat during my pregnancy so I won't gain much weight? Could I work out even though I am one month?

Many options: Be sure to eat a well balanced, nutritious diet containing lean protein, fruits, and vegetables. Avoid raw or undercooked food, as well as soft cheeses as they could contain bacteria that might harm the fetus. You can also take prenatal vitamins to supplement. Light, non-strenuous exercise is okay too, as long as you used to exercise before you became pregnant. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid during pregnancy? I've heard conflicting things from different people and now I'm really confused

What foods should I avoid during pregnancy? I've heard conflicting things from different people and now I'm really confused

Pregnancy nutrition: Shark, swordfish, King Mackerel, tilefish, more than 200 mg caffeine per day, unwashed fruit, unwashed vegetables, unpasteurized dairy, and undercooked meats. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Is there a way to reduce the chances of pregnancy/morning sickness before becoming pregnant such as by eating certain foods?

No: You will be very popular if you find a way to prevent morning sickness before it happens. There is no known prevention available. ...Read more

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What foods are dangerous during pregnancy?

What foods are dangerous during pregnancy?

Foods: Anything you are allergic to of course, but most foods are relatively safe. The main thing is to stay aware from raw or improperly cooked food, improperly washed items and restrict your intake of high mercury containing fish (list of these available online). Look online for a healthy pregnancy diet to make good choices. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid during pregnancy?

What foods should I avoid during pregnancy?

See below: Certain fish like tuna may have mercury and should be avoided. It may be more important to concentrate on what you should eat and for that please consult this site for advice.
http://www. Choosemyplate. Gov/. ...Read more

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What food should I not eat during pregnancy?

What food should I not eat during pregnancy?

Junk food: Junk food is defined as none nutritional food that can offer little or no value to a growing fetus. Food from the four basic food groups concentrating on fruit and vegetables is a preferable. ...Read more

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What foods are to be avoided during pregnancy?

Pregnancy diet: In general you want to eat a low carbohydrate, vitamin rich diet. So, lots of veggies, lean protein. Avoid too much lake fish and some fatty salt water fish may be an issue, avoid excessive sugar and caffeine. Most OB providers will have a healthy pregnancy diet you can have and online there are lots of resources for pregnancy diets. Its mostly common sense. If you eat healthy so does baby! ...Read more

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What drinks and food to avoid during pregnancy?

What drinks and food to avoid during pregnancy?

Alcohol/uncooked foo: Avoid the following in pregnancy: unpasteurized dairy products/juices, undercooked meats (including poultry/fish), alcohol, excessive fish consumption (no more than twice weekly), taking into account fda recommendations regarding specific fish content in methylmercury (in general avoid large fish). Be careful about fresh fruit/salads - they must be washed thoroughly by someone you trust. ...Read more

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Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Food: I don't know of any food in moderation besides salt which would be dangerous. Alcohol is not a good choice. ...Read more

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Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Most are safe: The main focus in should be nutrition and eating a healthy diet. Avoid more than 1-2 servings per week of high mercury fish such as shark and swordfish. Just like non pregnant women - avoid raw or uncooked meats and eggs. Avoid unwashed fruits and vegetables especially sprouts. Avoid unpasteurized diary products such as raw milk and soft cheeses. ...Read more

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Foods to avoid during pregnancy pregnant for 1st time?

Foods to avoid during pregnancy pregnant for 1st time?

Food: Of course avoid alcoholic drinks. Minimize caffeine. Avoid unpasteurized cheeses or dairy products. Avoid deli meats. Minimize fish consumption to twice monthly. ...Read more

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Iam 5 week pregnant. Foods to eat and foods to avoid during pregnancy?

Iam 5 week pregnant. Foods to eat and foods to avoid during pregnancy?

Pregnancy diet: Balanced diet. Wash all vegetables. Prenatal vitamins.

Avoid smoked, uncooked meats (deli)/poultry/seafood, rare meats- could harbor bacteria (listeria).Fish high in mercury. Fresh, washed, greens- there have been infections in bagged salads. Rarely listeria has been in soft unprocessed/pasturized cheese and ice cream. Avoid alcohol. Discuss with doc

www. Americanpregnancy. Org/foods-to-avoid ...Read more

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What sort of foods should I avoid during pregnancy?? Which one are most healthy for me?

What sort of foods should I avoid during pregnancy?? Which one are most healthy for me?

Here's the diet.: Eat only meats, fish, and poultry and eggs that are fully cooked. Avoid unpasteurized dairy products and unpasteurized fruit/vegetable juices.
Wash fresh fruits and vegetables under running water before eating. Avoid raw sprouts.

Other than that anything goes - eat a well balanced meal. ...Read more

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What kinds of food do women crave most during pregnancy? And why do they crave these foods in particular?

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

Melanin (Definition)

This is the normal dark pigment of the body which gives it its color and sunprotection as well. Albinos may lack this pigment and have significant health consequences due to that. Some internal organs or color with melanin such as the choroid of the eye and the meninges of the brain. Melanin producing cells can cause ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more