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Can a pregnant women eat or drink honey?

Can a pregnant women eat or drink honey?

Probably: it is probably safe for the pregnant mother to consume honey by and infant under 1 year of age should not be exposed to honey due to the risk of botulism ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Can pregnant women take royal jelly honey for coughing?

Can pregnant women take royal jelly honey for coughing?

Won't help: It's just a classic health fraud. If you're interested in supplements and natural healing, get with an evidence-based holistic practitioner in your community ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and have bad cough is it ok to drink a honey tea?

I'm pregnant and have bad cough is it ok to drink a honey tea?

Yes: Honeyed tea should be ok during pregnancy. There are other cough medicines that are ok as well. Check with your OB to be sure. ...Read more

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Can I have manuka honey while pregnant?

Can I have manuka honey while pregnant?

Yes: There are no contraindications to using honey in pregnancy. be aware of its high sugar content however and use with moderation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat honey while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat honey while pregnant?

Yes: I'm guessing the concern here is over the recommendation not to feed honey to infants less than one year of age. Infants in their first year can have their intestines colonized by the bacteria that produces botulism toxin. Honey can contain these bacterial spores, but does not contain the toxin, so it will not harm you or your fetus if you ingest it. ...Read more

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If honey makes me itch when i eat it should I not eat it while pregnant?

If honey makes me itch when i eat it should I not eat it while pregnant?

I wouldn't: If a food product makes you itch, i'd avoid it entirely until i'm convinced i don't have a food allergy. I'm not familiar with an allergy to honey, but i assume it's possible. I'd certainly discuss this concern with your obstetrician. It would be ironic, i suppose, if honey gives you hives. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat honey during pregnancy ?

Is it safe to eat honey during pregnancy ?

Yes of course: Honey is a very healthy food that has been consumed by pregnant women for thousands of years. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat bread made with organic honey during pregnancy?

Most likely: Any type of food could potentially be contaminated , but this should be safer than most. Honey has natural antibacterial properties. ...Read more

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Can i drink peppermint tea with honey while pregnant?

Absolutely.: Peppermint tea is a caffeine free drink that may help with nausea during pregnancy. It is definitely safe to drink. You should have only limited caffeine intake during your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Are lemon, honey and cayenne pepper not good for pregnancy?

Are lemon, honey and cayenne pepper not good for pregnancy?

No contraindication: The only problem i can see with these foods is if they give you indigestion or gastric reflux, which is common in pregnancy. In which case, i'd avoid high acid and spicy foods. I suspect you will be fine though. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use shampoo and conditioner that has honey extract on your hair during pregnancy?

Is it ok to use shampoo and conditioner that has honey extract on your hair during pregnancy?

Probably yes: Are you allergic to honey? Otherwise , I don't find a reason why you couldn't use a shampoo that contains honey extract while pregnant. Is your concern botulism? If it is , I think the amount that gets absorbed in your scalp is negligible . ...Read more

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Is it ok to consume manuka honey +15 umf as a traditional remedy to cure cough when im 10 weeks pregnant?

Honey: Always include the pediatrician in these kinds of decisions. After all, now you are eating for two and would not want to do anything that would be harmful to your unborn child. ...Read more