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Is it possible that it is unhealthy for a pregnant woman to eat ony organic foods?

Is it possible that it is unhealthy for a pregnant woman to eat ony organic foods?

Organic foods: As long as her diet is well balanced, eating organic foods is not problematic. Organic foods do not contain pesticides so they are a good choice. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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 food a five month pregnant woman could eat for her health and the health of her unborn baby?

What food a five month pregnant woman could eat for her health and the health of her unborn baby?

Being Pregnant: You are asking a question that would require a book to respond to adequately. Every good OB i know recommends to the pregnant patient having at least one guide book to pregnancy where all these normal things are discussed in length. We only have four hundred characters here to respond to specific questions. There are good books and book-like options on the internet for you. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman eat salad from a fast food place?

Can a pregnant woman eat salad from a fast food place?

Salad: QUESTION : SHOULD ANYONE EAT SALAD FROM FAST FOOD RESTARAUNT? I THINK IT IS OK to get an individual saladSALAD, but I would stay clear of SALAD bar. ...Read more

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What foods, pregnant women not allowed to eat?

What foods, pregnant women not allowed to eat?

Avoid: 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. No unwashed vegetables or fruit. Avoid alcohol & caffeinated beverages. Avoid mecury. Fish with very high potential mercury levels: shark, swordfish, marlin & king mackerel. ...Read more

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Should pregnant women not eat fish or sea food? I heard it can harm the child. But I am 12 weeks pregnant and I have consumed various fish

Should pregnant women not eat fish or sea food? I heard it can harm the child. But I am 12 weeks pregnant and I have consumed various fish

The risk of mercury : Ingestion is the ? Answered by the mayo clinic. See guidelines at http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/pregnancy-and-fish/pr00158. Fyi, it's best to get a flu vaccine & start a 400?g/day folate (folic acid) supplement at least 3 mos. Prior to conception. I'm sure you're on pnv's & folate (folic acid) now. You can get a flu shot 2nd trimester. Use the free "my pregnancy today" app from the baby center for more info & tips. ...Read more

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What foods are good for a diabetic women who is planning for pregnancy. Can i eat kiwi fruit. I am currently using folic acid for past one month.

What foods are good for a diabetic women who is planning for pregnancy. Can i eat kiwi fruit. I am currently using folic acid for past one month.

Foods for diabetic: Yes kiwi is ok. Try to keep carbs on low side see book the glucose solution, green leafty vegetables. Eat protein e.g. Wild caught salmon, poultry, lean beef, nuts, eggs. Some fats are ok, organic virgin olive oil, a little organic butter. ...Read more

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Is there any link between the foods a pregnant woman craves and the foods the bab will like?

Is there any link between the foods a pregnant woman craves and the foods the bab will like?

Food tolerance: Probably not. A baby will learn to like or dislike the foods it is fed as it grows. Some likes and dislikes are predicated on the body's tolerance to certain foods based upon blood type. An interesting book to read is "the answer is in your lblood type" by steven weissberg, M.D. Which details the intolerance to certain foods based upon a person's blood type. ...Read more

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Can there be a link between the foods a pregnant woman craves and the foods the child will like?

Can there be a link between the foods a pregnant woman craves and the foods the child will like?

No: Your craving, if anything, are more related to things your body needs. If you are craving hamburgers, you may need more iron or protein. Dairy craving may indicate calcium or vitamin d needs. The cravings are not related to food preferences in the baby. ...Read more