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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Eat Peanut Butter While Pregnant

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Peanut Butter (Definition)

Guidelines from reputable health agencies suggest some steps parents can take to reduce their child's chances of having food and other allergies, although there are no guarantees of success. If either or both parents have a personal or family history of allergy, for example, asthma, eczema, hay fever, perennial allergic rhinitis (allergy to animals, dust mites, or molds) the following is recommended: * Avoid common allergenic foods, in particular peanuts and tree nuts, during pregnancy and while nursing -- peanut protein, as well as components of cow's milk, eggs, and wheat, are ...Read more


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Is it safe to eat peanut butter during pregnancy?

Yes.: No restriction on this. See fda: http://www.Fda.Gov/food/resourcesforyou/healtheducators/ucm081785.Htm. ...Read more

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Is almond butter safer than peanut butter while pregnant?

Is almond butter safer than peanut butter while pregnant?

Perhaps: It's certainly a good idea for nursing moms to stay away from peanut butter according to some allergists. Peanut allergy is severe and potentially life threatening... ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat a lot of peanut shells during pregnancy?

Shells? : Peanut shells are not meant to be eaten regardless of whether or not you are pregnant. Crack the shell and enjoy the delicious nut inside. Then throw the shell away. ...Read more

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Can eating too much peanut butter while pregnant give your unborn child a peanut allergy?

Can eating too much peanut butter while pregnant give your unborn child a peanut allergy?

Unclear: There is some evidence that exposure to peanut butter in pregnancy can increase the fetal risk of an allergy, but the risk seems to be limited to those with a strong family history of this allergy. ...Read more

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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