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Is caffeine safe during pregnancy?

Is caffeine safe during pregnancy?

Yes: Previously there was a concern about caffeine and miscarriages, although medical studies have not concluded a distinct association. Moderate caffeine consumption (<200mg per day) has not been shown to increase miscarriage risk. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald Alves
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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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Is wine ok during pregnancy?

Is wine ok during pregnancy?

Alcohol in pregnancy: As a physician, the recommendation is no alcohol during pregnancy. Would a glass here or there probably be okay once you are out of the first trimester? Probably as most risks are with heavy consumption. So, would not recommend it but one glass is probably not the end of the world. ...Read more

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Is decaf coffee okay during pregnancy?

Is decaf coffee okay during pregnancy?

Should be: The amount of caffeine that crosses the placenta into the fetus is minimal and shouldn't be a problem. In fact, for premies who have "apnea of prematurity" they do give caffeine to stimulate their breathing. ...Read more

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Nescafé decaffeine is okay to use during pregnancy?

Nescafé decaffeine is okay to use during pregnancy?

Decaff pregnancy: At typical levels of caffeine intake, there does not appear to be an association between caffeine consumption and adverse reproductive events. Decaffeinated caffeine and regular caffeine intake up to 200-300 mg day appear to be safe in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink sodas with caffeine during pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink sodas with caffeine during pregnancy?

Avoid caffeine!: Avoid caffeine in pregnancy! there is a dose-dependent relationship (the greater the amount/dose, the more the risk) between caffeine intake and miscarriage risk in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink chocolate during pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink chocolate during pregnancy?

Yes: Chocolate drinks are safe but ensure that you drink it in moderation. They are high in calories. Best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Is seaweed okay during pregnancy?

Is seaweed okay during pregnancy?

Recommendation : In recent years due to pollution of see products, my advice to use it just not often: may be twice a month. Nobody knows how much Mercury in it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink coffee during pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink coffee during pregnancy?

Yes: A recent study showed that consuming more than 200mg of caffeine per day (one 12 oz cup of coffee) was associated with a higher risk of miscarriage but that there was no difference in miscarriage rates in women who drank 1 cup per day. Switching to decaf or cutting back on caffeine is best during pregnancy but moderate consumption is generally safe. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink malt during early pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink malt during early pregnancy?

Malt syrup: If you are talking about barley malt syrup, in general it is safe. The main issue since its a sugar is that you would need to avoid it if you have gestational diabetes. Now as far as malted non alcoholic beer, there is still a small amount of alcohol in them and while some OB docs are ok with this or a half a glass of wine during pregnancy, its unclear how much alcohol affects the fetus. ...Read more

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Is narco safe during pregnancy?

Is narco safe during pregnancy?

Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen): Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is an opioid, taking throughout pregnancy will result in addiction in the fetus. and they may have withdrawal at birth. So doctors will try to wean Also small teratogenic risk http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-63/norco-oral/details/list-precautions ...Read more

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Is lime drink safe during early pregnancy?

Is lime drink safe during early pregnancy?

Safe, if no alcohol: If it only contains lime, water, and perhaps sugar or some other sweetener then it should be safe. In fact the citrus juice (from the lime) is very good for you. However, if it contains any alcohol at all, it is not safe. ...Read more

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Is caffeine free orange soda okay during pregnancy?

A little is ok: In moderation only as it still has sugar and artificial color. Water, milk or juice would be better choices. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat carrots during during pregnancy?

Is it okay to eat carrots during during pregnancy?

Absolutely!: Obviously, if you eat enormous amounts it could be unhealthy, but overall i wish all of my pregnant patients were so interested in fruits and vegetables! good for you and baby! ...Read more

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Is eating plums during pregnancy okay?

Is eating plums during pregnancy okay?

Plums are a : Healthy food you can eat during pregnancy. However, plum juice can have a higher sugar content then plums - so use should be judicious. ...Read more

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Is it safe to consume drinking chocolate during pregnancy?

Is it safe to consume drinking chocolate during pregnancy?

As long as: U are not diabetic and in moderation, and as long as your wt gain is not excessive but you should ask your OB to make sure it is ok with your ob. ...Read more

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Is taking recola during pregnancy safe?

Lozenge: If you are referring to the throat lozenge ricola, then the answer is most definitely yes. ...Read more

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Is pepto-bismol® safe during pregnancy?

Is pepto-bismol® safe during pregnancy?

Yes bu in moderation: Has bismuth so in small does should be ok unless you are at risk for premature labor than would avoid altogether. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink eno during pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink eno during pregnancy?

Check other options.: Eno – manufacturer recommends that you consult with your physician if pregnant or breast-feeding. The basic ingredient is fda pregnancy category c. ...Read more