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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Eat Ice Cream During Pregnancy

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Dr. Mark Pack
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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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Is it safe to eat non-organic foods during my pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat non-organic foods during my pregnancy?

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/.

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Is it safe to eat squid ink pasta/squid ink paella during pregnancy? Currently 5 months pregnant.

Is it safe to eat squid ink pasta/squid ink paella during pregnancy? Currently 5 months pregnant.

Yes: Yes, it is probably ok. As you probably have seen, the biggest concern with fish is that there may be high levels of mercury, which can potentially be harmful. It may be helpful to check with your local food agency because mercury levels in fish are rated, for example albacore tuna and swordfish from the Gulf of Mexico are rated at higher mercury levels. Depends on where the fish comes from.

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Are M&M safe to eat during pregnancy?

Are M&M safe to eat during pregnancy?

Within reason: As long as you are not diabetic, are eating a relatively healthy diet otherwise, and are not gaining too much pregnancy weight, a few M&Ms here and there are not going to hurt anything. Enjoy.

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Is shark safe to eat during pregnancy?

Is shark safe to eat during pregnancy?

NO: Shark is one of the types of fish that has the highest mercury content, and the EPA advises pregnant women to avoid Shark along with Swordfish, King Mackerel, and Tilefish. Websites from the EPA and HHS can give you more information about the safety of fish in pregnancy, as can your obstetrician.

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Are dips safe to eat during pregnancy?

Are dips safe to eat during pregnancy?

Dips?: If you mean cheese dip, salsa, etc...Yes, they are safe. What have you heard about these that made you ask the question?

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Is it safe to eat pumpkin/cream cheese flan during pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat pumpkin/cream cheese flan during pregnancy?

Probably: Cream cheese is typically pasteurized which makes it safe in pregnancy. Pumpkin cream cheese flan sounds terrible to me, but if it is tasty to you then go for it!

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Is eating butterscotch ice cream safe during pregnancy?

Is eating butterscotch ice cream safe during pregnancy?

Reviewed this ;: Found no literature suggesting that eating butterscotch ice cream is harmful during pregnancy. Watch calorie intake.

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Is cream cheese such as (cheese cake) safe to eat during pregnancy?

Is cream cheese such as (cheese cake) safe to eat during pregnancy?

Weight gain: Sounds delicious. Just watch the calories. It's not dangerous to the baby to eat dessert on occasion.

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Is using fake tan cream during pregnancy safe?

Self tanning lotions: Self tanning lotions are fine to use during pregnancy unlike tanning booths which are always harmful to the skin whether pregnant or not. Just make sure to exfoliate very gently prior to applying the self tanning lotion as it tends to concentrate in areas of dry skin buildup.

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Can I eat Alouette soft cream garlic cheese during pregnancy?

Can I eat Alouette soft cream garlic cheese during pregnancy?

Yes: There is no problem with cheese or garlic, but you should avoid unpasteurized cheese and dairy products during pregnancy. Eating contaminated unpasteurized dairy products can affect your pregnancy.

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Food Safety (Definition)

Food safety refers to the safe preparation and storage of food in the home. Most often, this refers to adequately cooking meats to kill off harmful bacteria. Food safety may also refer to the safe production of food ...Read more