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Is it safe to eat honey while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat honey while pregnant?

Yes: I'm guessing the concern here is over the recommendation not to feed honey to infants less than one year of age. Infants in their first year can have their intestines colonized by the bacteria that produces botulism toxin. Honey can contain these bacterial spores, but does not contain the toxin, so it will not harm you or your fetus if you ingest it. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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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 it okay to eat cayenne chillies while pregnant?

Is it okay to eat cayenne chillies while pregnant?

You may: increase your chances of heartburn or reflux, but otherwise should be ok unless excessive. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat hot chips while pregnant?

Is it ok to eat hot chips while pregnant?

Occasionally: As with all things in life, do everything in moderation. If a woman enjoys hot chips, having a few hot chips here and there won't cause problems in a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat cup noodles while pregnant?

Is it ok to eat cup noodles while pregnant?

That's ok but just: Remember that it doesn't contain a lot of nutrients and is high in sodium. So, limit use. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat candy while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat candy while pregnant?

Yes: In moderation. Preg metabolism is slow and weight easy to gain hard to loose. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat bananas while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat bananas while pregnant?

Yes: No concerns whatsoever with bananas unless you have had problems with excessive weight gain or gestational diabetes. Bananas have a high glycemic index, so they stimulate Insulin more than other fruits and veggies. Otherwise, enjoy! ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink while pregnant?

Is it okay to drink while pregnant?

Generally not: Fetal alcohol syndrome (fas) , which can cause growth problems, facial abnormalities and central nervous system issues in the newborn, is the result of maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy. It is quite likely that FAS will only result from heavy and repeated drinking, but there is no certainty in that regard so all groups recommend against any alcohol from conception to birth. ...Read more

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It is safe to eat mangos when you're pregnant?

It is safe to eat mangos when you're pregnant?

Although in some: Cultures, caution is suggested when eating mangos if pregnant, there isn't significant evidence for this. However, if you have gestational diabetes - use only in moderation. Do not partake if you are allergic to mangos. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink soda while pregnant?

Is it okay to drink soda while pregnant?

Avoid if possible!: Sodas are unnecessary for anyone, let alone pregnant women and their unborn fetuses, they are not a source of vitamins nor nutrients of any use - they just provide sugar and caffeine - neither of which is advisable during pregnancy. So , it is ok to have some, but you would be better off if you had none. You decide! ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat chicken liver while pregnant?

Is it ok to eat chicken liver while pregnant?

Vitamin A: Excess vitamin A is the reason people/books might tell you to avoid liver while pregnant. A small amount every now and then should be safe though - as with any organ meat, make sure it's cooked well. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat baby powder while your pregnant?

Is it okay to eat baby powder while your pregnant?

NO: No- ingestion of foreign substances is called pica: you should call your OB now and inform them if you have been ingesting powder. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat splenda while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat splenda while pregnant?

Yes: Unknown, it was accidentally discovered while developing a pesticide. Rat studies only showed an imbalance in bowel flora. Humans report migraines being triggered. I recommend as natural as possible in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it ok to drink caffeine while pregnant?

Is it ok to drink caffeine while pregnant?

Category C drug: Caffeine is category c drug, meaning it has worrisome effects in animal studies but no confirmed bad effects on the fetus in human studies. Unfortunately, if consumed near the time of delivery any drug left in the baby can take more than a week before it is out of their system. Irregular sleep & fussiness may occur. Moderation or exclusion is advised. ...Read more

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Is it okay to drink tea when your pregnant?

Is it okay to drink tea when your pregnant?

Yes: How much is the key. Keep it to 1-2 small cups a day. ...Read more