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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Drink Barley Water In Third Trimester Of Pregnancy

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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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How often can I drink a glass of red wine in my third trimester?

How often can I drink a glass of red wine in my third trimester?

Not: It is usually considered best to forego alcohol during your pergnancy. O.

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Is it ok to drink wine in the third trimester?

Is it ok to drink wine in the third trimester?

No.: Alcohol is toxic to the developing brain and nervous system and is therefore bad at any stage of pregnancy.

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Why do people recommend drinking raspberry leaf tea in the third trimester? How much should I be drinking each day? Does it have any bad side effects?

Why do people recommend drinking raspberry leaf tea in the third trimester? How much should I be drinking each day? Does it have any bad side effects?

Raspberry tea: All kinds of claims from easing morning sickness to facilitating labor. The research is thin and sketchy. I don't think it's harmful, I just am not impressed that it's helpful.

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Drinking mineral water during first trimester of pregnacy. To releive vomiting. Is good or badfor baby. My gyn appointment is in a couple of days.

Drinking mineral water during first trimester of pregnacy. To releive vomiting. Is good or badfor baby. My gyn appointment is in a couple of days.

Mineral water: Mineral water should not affect the baby in any way, but as long as it contros your vomiting it is beneficial.

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Bleeding in third trimester of pregancy?

Bleeding in third trimester of pregancy?

Needs evaluation: Third trimester bleeding is very abnormal. This should be evaluated emergently in labor and delivery. Go to the hospital.

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Is raspberry leaf tea ok to drink while ttc & in first trim? Is it only for 3rd trimester. Taking some now for cramps, ttc also. What about primrose oil?

Is raspberry leaf tea ok to drink while ttc & in first trim? Is it only for 3rd trimester. Taking some now for cramps, ttc also. What about primrose oil?

Causes cramps: Raspberry tea may cause cramps. Some women drink it in the third trimester hoping it will bring on labor. Others have tried laxatives or enemas. I try to make friend and not enemas! Oil of primrose is used to treat hot flashes. I am not sure what symptoms you are trying to treat.

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I am in my first trimester and my morning sickness makes drinking water intolerable. Is it safe to drink apple juice or other juices instead?

I am in my first trimester and my morning sickness makes drinking water intolerable. Is it safe to drink apple juice or other juices instead?

Yes: Just watch your urine output to tell if you are well enough hydrated. Take it easy on sugar intake from high sugar juices. Compare sugar content on the labels.

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Hi, using hair keratin products during third trimester of pregnancy, is it safe?

Hi, using hair keratin products during third trimester of pregnancy, is it safe?

Little evidence: There is no scientific reason to suspect this would be harmful but also no evidence proving safety

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Is it safe to have sex during your third trimester of pregnancy? I'm 35 weeks and 3 days pregnant

Is it safe to have sex during your third trimester of pregnancy? I'm 35 weeks and 3 days pregnant

See below: As long as pregnancy has been going well and there have been no complications like placenta previa or bleeding it is safe to continue intercourse into the third trimester. If you suspect your membranes are ruptured don't.

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Is it safe to use a heating pad on mid and lower back when in second and third trimester of pregnancy?

Is it safe to use a heating pad on mid and lower back when in second and third trimester of pregnancy?

OMG yes: Yes this is a great idea I used it throughout my pregnancy no possible harm so long is not lying on the abdomen.

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Is it safe to sleep on your back in the third trimester of pregnancy?

Is it safe to sleep on your back in the third trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: It is safe to sleep on your back, however, if you develop difficulty breathing or lightheadedness, it could be because your uterus is pressing on your Vena Cava. Try sleeping on your left side. Hope this helps!