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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Drink Chocolate Milk During Pregnancy

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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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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Drinking almond vs cow milk during pregnancy?

Drinking almond vs cow milk during pregnancy?

No endorsement: I am not sure what you are asking since there is no question here. But medicine would be neutral on recommending one or the other products since both are fine and available. ...Read more

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Hello doctors good morning! If can I drinking muscles milk gainer for everyday during pregnancy?? Thanks?

Hello doctors good morning! If can I drinking muscles milk gainer for everyday during pregnancy?? Thanks?

Maybe: As long as you are not using muscle milk as a meal replacement and continuing to get adequate nutrition with real food from all five food groups with adequate calories needed for your pregnancy then the addition of muscle milk daily is fine. ...Read more

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I am in 26th week of pregnancy and unble sleep during night. How to cope up with this. I am also drinking warm milk before bed.

I am in 26th week of pregnancy and unble sleep during night. How to cope up with this. I am also drinking warm milk before bed.

Exercise : Increase your exercise during the day. Wake up extra early so you'll be sleepy at night. Avoid taking naps during the day. Limit caffeine intake. Read a book before going to sleep. Avoiding late-night television ipad or other stimulating activities. Try yoga or other relaxation techniques. Hopefully some of these tips will help. ...Read more

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Can drinking milk help grow breast bigger during pregnancy?

Can drinking milk help grow breast bigger during pregnancy?

No: Drinking milk is good for you and the baby and most women's breasts usually become larger from the pregnancy. ...Read more

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During pregnancy is drinking apple juice, water, and milk a good thing for the baby?

During pregnancy is drinking apple juice, water, and milk  a good  thing for the baby?

Sure!: All these beverages are a good idea in moderation. They help maintain hydration and avoid preterm labor and oligohydramnios. Talk to your obstetrician if you have diabetes mellitus to make sure you are not violating your caloric restrictions. Just make sure you only drink pasteurized products! ...Read more

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Drinking milk tea okay for pregnancy?

Drinking milk tea okay for pregnancy?

Limit it, because : Black tea contains caffeine. Best to limit caffeine intake in pregnancy. Be aware of calories and sugar in sweetened, condensed milk. ...Read more

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Is it safe to consume drinking chocolate during pregnancy?

Is it safe to consume drinking chocolate during pregnancy?

As long as: U are not diabetic and in moderation, and as long as your wt gain is not excessive but you should ask your OB to make sure it is ok with your ob. ...Read more

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During pregnancy i was drinking tea with 2 spoons of sugar twice per day, one chocolate bar, every second day or third, i worry could it harm baby?

During pregnancy i was drinking tea with 2 spoons of sugar twice per day, one chocolate bar, every second day or third, i worry could it harm baby?

Prudence & pregnancy: Hopefully the tea contained minimal amounts of caffeine as that can raise the baby's heart rate in excess. Chocolate contains theobromines that can make fibrocystic breasts worse. Prudence in the victorian era can also be applied to a pregnancy diet to improve nutrition to the fetus and avoid harm. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink tea with milk during pregnancy?

Is it safe to drink tea with milk during pregnancy?

What sort of tea: Most teas and milk should be fine during pregnancy, although you should avoid drinking large amounts of caffeinated beverages because of known and possible effects. Also, there may be herbs which might affect your pregnancy. The best answer is to speak to your ob/gyn or midwife. ...Read more

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Is milk thistle safe during pregnancy?

Is milk thistle safe during pregnancy?

Milk thistle: The fewer meds you take during pregnancy (other than required prescription meds and prenatal vitamins) the better. Same goes for supplements; medical literature advises against milk thistle in hormone sensitive conditions; since maintaining a pregnancy depends on hormones, i'd advise not to use it. Beyond that there are insufficient data to aid a decision. ...Read more

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Is Milk Thistle safe to take during pregnancy?

Is Milk Thistle safe to take during pregnancy?

Not recommended: http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/milk-thistle University of Maryland Medical Center (USA) advises pregnant and breast feeding women against ingesting milk thistle. ...Read more

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Is drinking tylenol (acetaminophen) for headaches safe during pregnancy?

Is drinking tylenol (acetaminophen) for headaches safe during pregnancy?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is one of the only medications considered safe for treating pain during pregnancy. Try to limit your daily dose to no more than 3000mg per day. ...Read more