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Is raw milk safe in pregnancy?

Is raw milk safe in pregnancy?

Want healthy BB ?: Babies can become infected with listeriosis,a germ that causes abortions in cattle and humans or neonatal meningitis. There are a multitude of other germs that can be passed to you ar baby or both.The novelty & supposed benefits of "raw" milk place you in the same era of health as the colonists.They seldom named their babies until a year of age because so many died of these diseases in infancy. ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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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 parmesan cheese safe while pregnant?

Is parmesan cheese safe while pregnant?

Yes: For a pregnant woman, the parmesan cheese that she usually eats without problems, is also safe to eat during pregnancy. Parmesan is a "hard" cheese and has little risk for carrying listeria bacteria. Some of the "soft" cheeses, especially those that are not processed and not prepackaged, are more risky. It's best to avoid unpasteurized cheese and other unpasteurized dairy products. ...Read more

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Is soya sauce safe to eat in pregnancy?

Is soya sauce safe to eat in pregnancy?

Yes: Yes, but bear in mind it is high in alt (sodium) content and can lead to fluid retention and bloating. Use low sodium soya sauce in moderate amounts. ...Read more

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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! ...Read more

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Is sargento 4 cheese mexican safe to eat while pregnant?

Is sargento 4 cheese mexican safe to eat while pregnant?

perfectly fine: Cheese as part of a balanced diet is ok and mexican cheese can fit into that diet. Mexican cheese is a mixture of several cheeses according to a mexican formulation and most are made in the us and not imported from mexico. ...Read more

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Is eating guava in pregnancy safe?

Guava: Guava can be eaten during pregnancy with one caveat. They should be well washed prior to peeling. There may be toxoplasmosis or listeriosis (as well as other parasites/ bacteria) on the peel. These can enter the food when it is cut. This info is per the american pregnancy association. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat feta cheese while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat feta cheese while pregnant?

Yes: First of all the entire country of greece seems to have no problems with eating feta and having babies. The issue with soft cheeses is not the cheese per se but that soft cheese may be made from unpasteurized milk and that can be linked to listeria infection. Most cheese in america is made from pasteurized dairy including feta. In addition, listeria can grow in any spoiled food, not just dairy. ...Read more

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Is cow's milk safe to have in pregnancy. ...

Is cow's milk safe to have in pregnancy. ...

Yes: Hi. As long as you're not lactose intolerant, cow's milk is perfectly safe in pregnancy, and is a good source of calcium the fetus needs to develop the skeleton. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat american cheese during pregnancy?

Yes: Any pasteurized milk cheese is ok. American cheese almost always falls into that category. Check the label. ...Read more

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Is tea with milk safe in pregnancy?

Is tea with milk safe in pregnancy?

That depends: It is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary, hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, anise or sage tea. Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated.Ginger, lime, barley, peppermint and thyme tea are safe during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat cooked shrimp in pregnancy?

Is it safe to eat cooked shrimp in pregnancy?

Yes: Ok unless you are allergic to shellfish, then avoid them. Also: Seafood can be a great source of protein, and the omega-3 fatty acids in many fish can promote your baby's brain and eye development. However, some fish and shellfish contain potentially dangerous levels of mercury. Too much mercury could harm your baby's developing nervous system. The bigger and older the fish, the more mercury it's likely to contain. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encourage pregnant women to avoid: Swordfish Shark King mackerel Tilefish So what's safe? Some types of seafood contain little mercury. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend 8 to 12 ounces — two average meals — of seafood a week for pregnant women. Consider: Shrimp Salmon Pollock Catfish Anchovies Trout However, limit albacore tuna and tuna steak to no more than 6 ounces (170 grams) a week ...Read more

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Is badam milk good in pregnancy?

I have not been able: To find literature that shows badam milk to have negative effects. It appears that in some countries, badam milk (almond + milk) is given to women due to its nutrients. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat nouga made with egg white during pregnancy? Thanks

Is it safe to eat nouga made with egg white during pregnancy?  Thanks

Possibly: Was you egg white allergy detected by having symptoms after eating it or is this diagnosed by a skin test or blood test alone? If you have had no problem eating egg white in the past, i see no reason to stay off of nougat. Of course if you really had allergic reactions to egg white, then you should avoid it regardless of pregnancy. Many egg-allergic people can tolerate cooked egg products. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat maple syrup in pregnancy on pancakes? All in moderation as it is a sugar.

Is it safe to eat maple syrup in pregnancy on pancakes? All in moderation as it is a sugar.

In moderation: Are you thinking about Maple Syrup Disease? It is due to a genetic condition. Maple syrup on pancakes sounds delicious (in moderation). ...Read more