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How much can I drink during pregnancy?

How much can I drink during pregnancy?

I will tell non: No drinking in my book during pregnancy.Some experts say moderate drinking during pregnancy is okay, but there are others who believe taking even one drink is like playing russian roulette with your baby's health. ...Read more

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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 much coffee is safe to drink during pregnancy?

How much coffee is safe to drink during pregnancy?

12 ounces/day: This is a ballpark number. 12 ounces is about one normal mug. Caffeine is a stimulant. In large amounts, it can increase the risks of miscarriage. Remember, the issue is caffeine, so if you have one cup of coffee daily, then you should avoid other caffeine sources such as soda or tea. ...Read more

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How much time can you spot during pregnancy?

How much time can you spot during pregnancy?

See your Ob: Spotting during pregnancy is never reassuring/normal. If you have bleeding/spotting you should consult your Ob care provider. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How much is safe to drink when pregnant?

How much is safe to drink when pregnant?

None: If you mean alcohol, none! the developing baby is much more sensitive to the toxic effects of alcohol then we realized in the past. ...Read more

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How much exercise can I do per day while pregnant?

How much exercise can I do per day while pregnant?

1-2 hours: You should try to stay at a similar level of exercise as you had prior to pregnancy. Do not try to do significantly more, but for most moms, they should strive to maintain. This does not include extreme athletes and ultramarathoners. It may be time to slow down and take a break from taxing the body too much. ...Read more

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Could drinking too much one night affect how much i can drink in the future?

Could drinking too much one night affect how much i can drink in the future?

Maybe: It could, some may drink too much on a given night and realize it caused problems, made them feel ill or caused behavior they regredted etc and not repeat that kind of drinking again. However if you find you tend to drink more, maybe you can drink more than those around you, and with time need more alcohol to acheive the same effect this could be a sign of an alcohol problem. ...Read more

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Can i drink gatorade during pregnancy?

Can i drink gatorade during pregnancy?

Yes: Don't make this your total fluid intake. Drink water, water, water and include other fluids occaisionally. Avoid alcohol. ...Read more

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How much decaf is okay to drink when pregnant?

How much decaf is okay to drink when pregnant?

Moderate: Moderate consumption of even regular coffee is felt by many to be ok. In fact, at least one study has shown a reduced incidence of a group of developmental disorders called arthrogryposes by moderate caffeine intake during pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can I exercise safely during pregnancy?

How can I exercise safely during pregnancy?

Be smart: In the absence of medical or OB complications, pregnant women should continue to exercise at a moderate level for 30 minutes a day most days of the week. Speak with your doctor if you are unsure if exercise is safe for you. Knowing when to stop (vaginal bleeding, chest pain, shortness of breath) and avoiding high risk exercises (scuba diving, high risk of falls, contact sports) is important too. ...Read more

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How much can I eat during pregnancy yet avoid excessive weight gain?

How much can I eat during pregnancy yet avoid excessive weight gain?

Balanced diet: Imagine your blood stream as the "cafeteria line" for your unborn fetus and how critical it is that the nutrients for growth be present when needed. The acog.Org website( or your ob);has a pamphlet and information about how much to eat during pregnancy and composiiton of the diet.. ...Read more

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Can drinking caffeine cause my baby to have any defects? How much caffeine is safe durin pregnancy?

Can drinking caffeine cause my baby to have any defects? How much caffeine is safe durin pregnancy?

Caffeine: Drinking excessive amounts of coffee may lead to a miscarriage. Two hundred milligrams of coffee is recommended during pregnancy. Thats about the equivalent of 2 cups of tea or coffee ...Read more

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How can I avoid dehydration in pregnancy?

How can I avoid dehydration in pregnancy?

water intake: Drink enough water so that urine stays white and you make about 2 liters of urine. ...Read more

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How can I use saffron during pregnancy?

How can I use saffron during pregnancy?

Cooking?: If you are referring to using Saffron as a cooking spice then there are no restrictions during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Want to know for certain how much weight can I gain during pregnancy?

Want to know for certain how much weight can I gain during pregnancy?

What did your OB say: That is sometihng i always discuss with my pts , the avreage is 25-35 lbs but if you gain less and the baby is growing that is fine, the m, ore you gain, the bigger the baby could get , also more cahnce for gestational diabetes, and elevated BP and more to loose after which may not be easy. ...Read more

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How much can I lift while pregnant?

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How much can I lift while pregnant?

Depends: Depends on your current stage (most "delicate" is during the first trimester) and what your usually lift. If you usually lift a 30-35lb kid regularly, you should be fine maintaining the same level of activity. However, if you tend to be frail in condition, you should probably limit it. ...Read more

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How much can I drink if I am pregnant ?

How much can I drink if I am pregnant ?

No safe amount.: There is no research that has identified a 'safe' amount of alcohol in pregancy. You have to consider that everything you put in your mouth, you give to your baby. So it's probably better to abstain while pregnant. ...Read more

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