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Is It Safe For Me To Eat Cured Or Smoked Foods During Pregnancy
Here's the diet.: Eat only meats, fish, and poultry and eggs that are fully cooked. Avoid unpasteurized dairy products and fruit/vegetable juices. Wash fresh fruits and vegetables under running water before eating. Avoid raw sprouts. So to answer your question.....Only if fully cooked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes: Decreasing the amount of harmful chemicals and pesticides during pregnancy is a good idea, however some foods are not exposed to the same level of chemicals as others.Those without thick a protective outer cover are more susceptible during the growing process and therefore require more chemicals and pesticides e.g. Blueberries, strawberries. See this link for further info: http://www.Foodnews.Org/. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Yes and no: Chocolate is safe and a pregnancy staple according to many patients. It does have caffeine and calories, both of which are detrimental in large quantities. How much is too much? There is no data on this. Terence, a roman comic dramatist is known for the quotation, "moderation in all things". This too for pregnancy applies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true to not drink caffeine drinks or eat fish while pregnant? I thought fish would be healthy for the babys brain development.
Mercury: The issue with fish is related to mercury poisoning. For most fish, it is fine, but avoid shark, swordfish, king mackerel, or tilefish because they contain high levels of mercury. The fda recommends no more than 2 meals (12oz) per week of fish low in mercury. Five of the most commonly eaten fish that are low in mercury are shrimp, canned light tuna, salmon, pollock, and catfish. ...Read more
Sure: Just don't "drink in from the bottle." (smile) ...Read more
Is it okay to eat oranges and other citrus fruits during menstruation period? Cause someone told me not to eat because the bleeding will stop..
Yes: Soy eaten in healthy amounts and in the freshest preparation and in moderation is probably fine. It has been listed as a controversial food. So if in doubt, communication with your ob-gyn would be helpful. ...Read more
I know about foods, exercise and travel, but how soon after tonsil removal surgery is it safe to drink alcohol? And also to be kissing/intimate?
Check mercury levels: Fish with very high potential mercury levels include: Shark, Swordfish, Marlin, King Mackerel, Big Eye & AHI Tuna, Orange Roughy & Tilefish. Limit intake of Yellow fin and White Albacore Tuna, Spanish & Gulf Maceral, Group, Bluefish & Chilean Sea Bass. For healthier mercury levels try: Crabs, Crawdaddies, Haddock, Flounder, Salmon, Shrimp, Oysters, Anchovies, Herring, Mullet, Sole, Freshwater> ...Read more
I am 17 weeks pregnant and wanting to eat yogurt. Can I eat yogurt that has pectin in it? Is pectin as an additive safe during pregnancy?
I am 13weeks preg. I love to eat very spicy food. Is it safe to eat during preg? Is there any side effects?
Yes: Salmon is an excellent source of omega 3 fatty acids, which are good for fetal brain and heart development. In general we do advise women to be careful about their fish consumption because of concerns for mercury ingestion. Check out this excellent resource: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/pregnancy-and-fish/pr00158. ...Read more
Most fine in : Moderation. Large amounts of fresh pineapple (contains bromelain) may soften the cervix ; stimulate smooth muscle contraction. However many women eat pineapple through out pregnancy without issues. Passion flower is not recommended by some during pregnancy because some substances it contains may cause uterine contractions (per medline plus). ...Read more
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