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How often can a pregnant woman have a glass of wine?

How often can a pregnant woman have a glass of wine?

Best to avoid: While pregnant, it is generally recommended and best to avoid all alcoholic beverages. There will be time enough when you deliver and are no longer breast feeding to enjoy a nice glass of wine. Best wishes and congratulations. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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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How many cups of coffee should a pregnant woman drink during the week?

How many cups of coffee should a pregnant woman drink during the week?

0-1/day: Caffeine does cross the placenta. Here are recommendations from otis: http://www.Otispregnancy.Org/files/caffeine.Pdf most studies have shown that 1 cup of coffee/day does not seem to harm the fetus. Remember, if you stop drinking coffee abruptly, you may get rebound headaches from the lack of caffeine so tapering down w/half caffeine + half decaf may be wise. ...Read more

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How many cups of water should a pregnant woman drink in a day?

How many cups of water should a pregnant woman drink in a day?

Water: i tell my patients to drink 8-10 8 oz glasses of water per day but certainly you can get adequate hydration through foods like melons. If your urine is pale yellow, you are well hydrated. ...Read more

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How often can a pregnant woman drink a glass of red wine?

How often can a pregnant woman drink a glass of red wine?

Ideally never: Because it can be unpredictable how little alcohol may lead to fetal alcohol syndrome, I would strongly encourage you to avoid all alcohol during your pregnancy. ...Read more

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How many cups of coffee can you safely drink a day?

How many cups of coffee can you safely drink a day?

Two to three: The best amount of caffeine to have is about 300 mg or less per day. This equates to about 2-3 cups, depending on how strong they are. Drinking more is not unsafe per se, but you won't get any additional alertness, and the diuretic effects will make you urinate frequently. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How many servings of tomatoes can you have a day?

How many servings of tomatoes can you have a day?

Tomatoes: As many as you can eat but your skin may turn yellow from the carotenes in them. But eyes will not turn yellow. ...Read more

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How many cups of green tea would I have to drink a day to lose weight? Is their a specific kind of green tea that I have to drink?

How many cups of green tea would I have to drink a day to lose weight? Is their a specific kind of green tea that I have to drink?

Green tea: Green tea has a mild weight loss effect. So, you would still need to increase physical activity and decrease caloric intake to lose weight. I can't tell you how much to take as a minimum - but it is recommended that it be limited to 5 or less cups per day to avoid side effects. I would recommend de-caffeinated green tea. Take care. ...Read more

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How many cups of raspberry leaf tea can I drink a day to be healthy?

How many cups of raspberry leaf tea can I drink a day to be healthy?

Not the answer: There is nothing magic about this tea, any more than any pill from a herbalist or, for that matter, a scientific physician will produce magical health. Your best course is a healthy lifestyle, with a focus on fitness, sensible eating, immunizations, preventing health care, and your physician's guidance for your individual neds. ...Read more

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Is there any limit that how many kids a man can produce and a women can give birth to?

Is there any limit that how many kids a man can produce and a women can give birth to?

Well: Well I had an ancestor who was the 25th child his mother gave birth to (She had many multiple births) - but that is the exception to the rule. Woman do not maintain fertility indefinitely. I imagine it would be pretty exhausting to always be pregnant. Most men continue to produce sperm even into old age. ...Read more

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How many cans of pop can I have in a day?

How many cans of pop can I have in a day?

Ideally, NONE!: Soda pop has no dietary benefits: its acids lead to tooth decay, as can sugars. High fructose corn syrup is being shown not to satisfy hunger; so we eat/drink more. Caffeine can interrupt sleep, cause jitters, make u urinate more often, cause/exacerbate reflux. Artificial sweeteners also don't turn off the "hungry sign" so we eat/drink more. If u must, 1-2 cans at most. Water/juice are better. ...Read more

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How many tecta pills you can have in a day?

How many tecta pills you can have in a day?

`Tecta: The usual dose for most indications for Tecta (pantoprazole) is 40 mg once a day. For some specific issues, such as treating H. pylori, it is used twice a day. It is almost never needed more than that. For your specific situation, ask your doctor what is best. Good luck. ...Read more

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6 wks pregnant can I have a daily latte of 75-97mg of caffeine a day? Or a small cappuccino from a machine? Not sure how much caffeine is in them

Probably OK: The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOC) recommends less than 200 mg of caffeine daily to minimize risk of miscarriage. Higher amounts may be associated with increased risk of miscarriage and the link with decreased fetal weight has not been fully established. A single cup of coffee or tea is likely fine. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman can have a carbonated drinks like lemonade?

Can a pregnant woman can have a carbonated drinks like lemonade?

Sure: No reason a pregnant woman can't have carbonated drinks. Just make sure it doesn't aggravate symptoms like heartburn. And more than anything, be cautious with the sugar content of carbonated beverages. I always counsel women to avoid diet sodas as well. ...Read more

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I drink 4- 5cups of coffee a day, is this a bad habbit? And how many cups is normal?

I drink 4- 5cups of coffee a day, is this a bad habbit? And how many cups is normal?

There is no normal: 4-5 sounds a bit too much but i will admit i drink as much or more. It depends on your tolerance to caffeine. If it affects your mood, sleep, or GI tract, consider reducing or stopping. Otherwise you need to use your judgment. ...Read more

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What kind of wine can pregnant women have?

What kind of wine can pregnant women have?

Risky: Generally wine or any alcoholic drink is not recommended at any point during a pregnancy. There is no "safe amount" ...Read more

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How many cups of green tea can I drink if I have anxiety disorder?

How many cups of green tea can I drink if I have anxiety disorder?

The theanine in: tea can help you relax and keep you focused. It does contain some caffeine so you might want to limit your green tea to 2- 3 cups daily. If you want green tea benefits beyond that you can take EGCG capsules which contain the beneficial ingredient in green tea. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women drink a glass of wine?

Can pregnant women drink a glass of wine?

Should not: Alcoholic beverages are not recommended when pregnant. Do your best to simply hold off for the time being and when you're done breast feeding, you can have a wine and cheese party with your friends to hopefully celebrate a happy, healthy baby. Best wishes and congratulations. ...Read more