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Doctor insights on: Is Chocolate Cake Healty For Pregnant Woman

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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I heard chocolate decrease your chances of getting pregnant. So if I eat some chocolate cake will it stop my chances of getting pregnant?

I heard chocolate decrease your chances of getting pregnant. So if I eat some chocolate cake will it stop my chances of getting pregnant?

No: Chocolate will only lower your chances of getting pregnant if you eat it INSTEAD of having intercourse. There is a debate among some women regarding which is better. Chocolate or ... Other than that, Chocolate has no contraceptive properties. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is the effect of eating sweets like icecream, chocolate, and cakes on pregnancy?

Weight gain.: Eating sugary sweets cause weight gain and can cause blood sugar highs followed by lows. Please ask your obstetrician about dietary guidelines for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe for pregnant ladies and little kids to eat Italian rum cake?

Is it safe for pregnant ladies and little kids to eat Italian rum cake?

Rum cake: Most of the alcohol in cakes like this evaporates while baking the cake. However, it is not all eliminated. That being said, I am of the zero tolerance alcohol group during pregnancy, so my answer would be "no" to pregnant women. You can do without rum cake for 9 months while protecting your child from a lifetime of effects of alcohol during pregnancy. Celebrate the birth with a piece of cake! ...Read more

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Is cream cheese such as (cheese cake ) safe to eat during pregnancy?

Is cream cheese such as (cheese cake ) safe to eat during pregnancy?

Weight gain : Sounds delicious. Just watch the calories. It's not dangerous to the baby to eat dessert on occasion. ...Read more

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Just ate a piece of cake and then did a dip stick urine test with a 1+ glucose. hgb a1c is 5.3 and not pregnant. what could this mean?

Just ate a piece of cake and then did a dip stick urine test with a 1+ glucose. hgb a1c is 5.3 and not pregnant. what could this mean?

A1C: Your A1C test is not compatible with diabetes, but there are rare exceptions where the A1C test is not accurate. Check a random and a fasting blood sugar by fingerstick. Also, dipstick tests of the urine can be inaccurate, make sure you read the color change within the allotted time. ...Read more

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I am 6 months pregnant, normal blood sugar, and lately i when sweating it smells like a combo of cake batter and marshmallow cereal. Why?

I am 6 months pregnant, normal blood sugar, and lately i when sweating it smells like a combo of cake batter and marshmallow cereal. Why?

Altered smell: Alot of pregnant women have alterations in their senses including smell. In addition the mineral content of your sweat may also change. I don't think you have much to worry about in this case. At least its not a foul odor. ...Read more

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Can foiled, frozen cake in the freezer harbor bacteria such as listeria? I'm 36 weeks pregnant and craving some baby shower cake...

Can foiled, frozen cake in the freezer harbor bacteria such as listeria? I'm 36 weeks pregnant and craving some baby shower cake...

Listeria: Anything is possible, but this would be highly improbable, and this infection is incredibly uncommon under any circumstances. Best wishes and enjoy your cake. ...Read more

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Should i go to hospital if i'm having really bad migraine and feel like passing out after eating a piece cake with a soda and i'm 29 weeks pregnant?

At least your PCP: You don't necessarily have to go to the hospital but you should see your pcp. Due to being pregnant there are not many meds you can take. Stay off the sugars; these can worsen migraines. ...Read more

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If preganant is okay to eat crab cakes?

If preganant is okay to eat crab cakes?

Yes: Crabs normally have a fairly low mercury level. But they need to be properly cooked. ...Read more