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Is It Safe For Baby To Eat Tuna During Pregnancy
Depends: According to the fda, light canned tuna is considered "low" in mercury, whereas tuna steaks (albacore tuna) are considered "higher" in mercury than their canned counterparts. As such, one can safely eat up to 12 ounces of light canned tuna per week, or up to 6 ounces of albacore tuna per week. This is assuming no other consumption of mercury-containing seafood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Unknown: There is no known food that can impact the skin tone of a baby. You can also teach your baby the value of being a fair person in life. Then they will truly be great and not just fair. ...Read more
Healthy, balanced: A healthy, balanced diet is recommended. You do not need to "eat for two", increasing your calorie intake by 200 cal per day may be enough to support growth and development. Avoid excess caffeine, seafood (risk of mercury exposure), and eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. Make sure fruits and vegetables are well washed. Make sure that the food is prepared fresh. ...Read more
I have heard that during pregnancy one should eat small and frequent meals.But I am not able to do so is keeping long gaps between meals bad for baby?
It is safe.: It will not cause anybsignificant iss ues. ...Read more
Very Safe: A trained ultrasound tech will follow all necessary safeguards to make sure the fetus is not harmed. It would be rare to injure a known fetus. ...Read more
I'm gluten-intolerant, so if I don't eat any wheat during my pregnancy is there a higher chance my baby will be normal?
Wouldn't recommend: When you say street bike i assume a motorized bike. (although i feel the same about either late in pregnancy). Early in pregnancy (first trimester), the fetus is well protected and it would take a pretty significant blow to the abdomen to cause miscarriage. However, for the remainder of the pregnancy the fetus could be severely injured or killed by a fall from a bike (even a peddle bike). ...Read more
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