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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Drink Instant Breakfast Essentials While Pregnant

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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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I was wondering are breakfast drinks okay to drink while pregnant?

I was wondering are breakfast drinks okay to drink while pregnant?

Unclear: Not sure exactly what breakfast drinks refers to. If you mean juice, coffee and other normal things people drink at breakfast then there are not restrictions. ...Read more

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Is drinking epsom salt while pregnant safe?

Is drinking epsom salt while pregnant safe?

No: Epsom salts are for bathing or soaking in, not drinking. While the properties of epsom salt can be found in other medications, definitely it is not safe to drink, nor is it intended to be drunk. If someone you know has ingested it, i recommended calling your local poison control. ...Read more

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Is drinking milk tea safe during pregnant?

Moderation.: Try to avoid or moderate caffeine use in pregnancy. Watch for calories adding up w milk tea. ...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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Is 137 high for glucose reading after having 2 cups of coffee with sugar and a instant breakfast drink ? Should i be concerned ? Or see my dr?

Is 137 high for glucose reading after having 2 cups of coffee with sugar and a instant breakfast drink ? Should i be concerned ? Or see my dr?

OK: Bs less than 140 after a meal is normal. You are probably ok. The better test for diabetes involves actual blood testing. It's easily done and can be ordered by any physicians. If you are worried, ask your doctor to get tested. ...Read more

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Is drinking senna tea safe during pregnancy?

Is drinking senna tea safe during pregnancy?

No: Pregnant women should not take senna tea because it can cause premature contractions and miscarrage. Lactating mothers should also avoid it to prevent it from causing a laxative effect in the baby's digestive system. Look up other effects of senna tea before you make it part of your diet at any time. Take care. ...Read more

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Can drinking caffeine cause my baby to have any defects? How much caffeine is safe durin pregnancy?

Can drinking caffeine cause my baby to have any defects? How much caffeine is safe durin pregnancy?

Caffeine: Drinking excessive amounts of coffee may lead to a miscarriage. Two hundred milligrams of coffee is recommended during pregnancy. Thats about the equivalent of 2 cups of tea or coffee ...Read more

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I am taking a 100 mg caffeine pill in the morning I'm 6 months pregnant is this safe as its a pill and not drinking coffee? I only take this much

I am taking a 100 mg caffeine pill in the morning I'm 6 months pregnant is this safe as its a pill and not drinking coffee? I only take this much

Why take?: Curious why you are taking it at all. The concern about coffee intake during pregnancy is high doses of caffeine. Most studies show that small amounts of coffee are ok in pregnancy. I would not recommend taking a Caffeine supplement. ...Read more

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