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Doctor insights on: How Much Milk Should A 1st Trimester Pregnancy Drink

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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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Can i drink reed's extra ginger brew (26mg fresh ginger) in 1st trimester? I have been for m/s, but read too much ginger can cause birth defects & m/c

Can i drink reed's extra ginger brew (26mg fresh ginger) in 1st trimester? I have been for m/s, but read too much ginger can cause birth defects & m/c

Safe in moderation: It is wise to be cautious re: the use of all herbs in the 1st trimester ; yes, too much ginger may be harmful. Research shows up to 1000 mg a day in divided doses is safe ; effective so the 26 mg in reed's ginger brew is quite safe. However, it has lots of sugar so consider making fresh ginger tea with honey to sweeten it. See http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/qaa400749/avoid-ginger-while-pregnant.Html. ...Read more

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If accuracy of scans r supposed to be excellent in 1st trimester, particularly at 8-10 weeks gestation, then why is there an error margin of +/- 7dys?

If accuracy of scans r supposed to be excellent in 1st trimester, particularly at 8-10 weeks gestation, then why is there an error margin of +/- 7dys?

Math: There is a margin of error in everything is life. In sonography the margin exists because of the mathematics involved in measuring a fetus and then applying those measurement to standardized algorithms that establish the gestational age. The further along the wider the margin or error as one fetus begins to individualize. ...Read more

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Can 1st trimester u/s be off 3 weeks in gestational age and in conception? (1st trimester) even if they have been pretty consistent in the pregnany

Can 1st trimester u/s be off 3 weeks in gestational age and in conception? (1st trimester) even if they have been pretty consistent in the pregnany

Not usually: Generally, the best ultrasound for dating is an early first trimester ultrasound. It is unlikely to be off by that much from where the actual pregnancy dates are, but it might be off from your menstrually calculated due date due to issues with when your last period was. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink hot chocolate during the first trimester?

Yes: The caffeine content in chocolate is considerably less than that of coffee. ...Read more

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Can I drink Lipton Tea during my first trimester? Thank you

Can I drink Lipton Tea during my first trimester? Thank you

Yes: You may. Are you taking pre-natal vitamins? For the sake you your and your baby's health you should be under the care of a doctor. Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more

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What herbal teas are safe for my wife to drink while in her first trimester?

What herbal teas are safe for my wife to drink while in her first trimester?

NONE: Safety of herbal products is not well established in pregnants especially during first trimester. Hence i suggest not to use any herbal products. ...Read more

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I am in my first trimester and my morning sickness makes drinking water intolerable. Is it safe to drink apple juice or other juices instead?

I am in my first trimester and my morning sickness makes drinking water intolerable. Is it safe to drink apple juice or other juices instead?

Yes: Just watch your urine output to tell if you are well enough hydrated. Take it easy on sugar intake from high sugar juices. Compare sugar content on the labels. ...Read more