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Doctor insights on: Is Pineapple Good For Pregnant Women

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Is pineapple harmful for pregnant?

Only if husk eaten: No, pineapple is not harmful unless you "eat the husk or get cut by the exterior rind".. ...Read more

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I am 5 weeks pregnant, is eating pineapple safe, i read allot on the internet that it may cause an abortion?

I am 5 weeks pregnant, is eating pineapple safe, i read allot on the internet that it may cause an abortion?

Moderation: It is reported that eating very large quantities fresh pineapple past the due date can help to bring on labor. I can not verify how accurate that claim is. However fresh pineapple contains bromelain which can soften the cervix & can stimulate smooth muscle contraction in large amounts. Many women eat pineapple through out pregnancy without issues. I would suggest moderation. ...Read more