Top
20
Doctor insights on: Is Saffron Good In Pregnancy

Share
1

1
Is chrysanthemum good for the pregnant?

Is chrysanthemum good for the pregnant?

No: Chrysanthemum should be avoided while pregnant as it can stimulate the uterus. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Rafat
4 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Is badam milk good in pregnancy?

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

Dr. Pam Yoder Dr. Yoder
10 doctors agreed:
3

3
What is the good diet in pregnancy?

Dr. Pam Yoder Dr. Yoder
10 doctors agreed:
What is the good diet in pregnancy?

Well-balanced, fresh: There are many people in most OB offices who can provide pamphlets or list of links to recommended diets and recipes. Women should ask for these. Many of us recommend organic or locally grown food. Most suggest that women make their own food rather than buy mixes or processed products. The diet must be balanced and have the right amount of essential nutrients for pregnancy--see cdc, march of dimes. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Is there any problem in having saffron in tea during pregnancy?

Is there any problem in having saffron in tea during pregnancy?

Saffron in pregnancy: There isn't much research data on saffron in pregnancy, so it's recommended that pregnant women not use it. Tradtionially, saffron was used for abortions -- another reason not to use it. On the remote possibility that you're considering abortion though, this would not be a safe way to do it. Please talk with your doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Is there any problem in having saffron in tea during pregnancy?

Why risk?: In very small amounts it is probably ok but larger doses can cause contractions of even miscarriage. Why risk a safe pregnancy over tea choice? ...Read more

6

6
Is green tea good in pregnancy?

Decaffeinated better: T 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. ...Read more

See 3 more doctor answers
7

7
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

8

8
Is it safe to use ginger essential oils for nausea in early pregnancy?

Is it safe to use ginger essential oils for nausea in early pregnancy?

Generally safe: Ginger is generally considered safe during pregnancy, although of course depends on how you are using it. Avoid ingesting more than one gram daily in any form. topically, and as aromatherapy, no evidence of harm. other medical conditions are important to consider in each individual case. consult your doctor who is familiar with your history and pregnancy ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
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

11

11
Is folifer good in pregnancy as a daily vitamine?

Is folifer good in pregnancy as a daily vitamine?

Listen to your body: It has a high dose of folic acid, vit b12, iron ( 60 mg of elemental iron) and vit c per tablet but no vit d3. If you are anemic taking the extra iron may help but a prenatal vitamin with vitamin d the whole b complex and additional minerals would be indicated as well. In malta you may be able to get enough vit d from sunshine on face and arms when the sun is at its highest for 10 to 20 minutes. ...Read more

12

12
What is a safe alternative to douching in pregnancy?

What is a safe alternative to douching in pregnancy?

Not douching: Douching is never recommended. The vagina is a self-cleaning organ and douching can push harmful bacteria into the vagina or change the pH balance which allows infections to occur. Gentle cleaning of the outside of the vagina with soap and water is all that is necessary and safe. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
Is the aspartame in diet drinks bad for the baby while a woman is pregnant?

Is the aspartame in diet drinks bad for the baby while a woman is pregnant?

Yes: Aspartame causes what is known as excitotoxicity in brain and nevous system. Don't use it! ...Read more

14

14
How effective is sprintec? Is it a good in preventing pregnancy? Are the hormone levels high?

How effective is sprintec? Is it a good in preventing pregnancy? Are the hormone levels high?

Sprintec: is a combination OCP with estrogen and progesterone. It is very, but not 100%, effective, just like all other oral contraceptives. It produces hormone levels similar to other preparations of contraceptives. ...Read more

16

16
Is calcium & magnesium supplement as "brown rice aminoate complex" safe in pregnancy? I've taken this in pregnancy and i'm worried if it is not safe!

Is calcium & magnesium supplement as "brown rice aminoate complex" safe in pregnancy? I've taken this in pregnancy and i'm worried if it is not safe!

Perfectly safe: This just means the calcium and magnesium are bound to Amino Acids in brown rice to improve absorption. This is perfectly safe- as safe as eating brown rice! ...Read more

18

18
Is it true that beer is good during pregnancy for milk?

Is it true that beer is good during pregnancy for milk?

No: No! drinking beer or any other kind of alcohol is not good during pregnancy. It could hurt your baby's development. Instead you should drink plenty of water, and decaffeinated other beverages. Your body will make milk for the baby. ...Read more

19

19
I found a prenatal with probiotics in there? Is that safe?

I found a prenatal with probiotics in there?  Is that safe?

Yes: Yes, it is generally safe to take probiotics in pregnancy along with prenatal vitamins. Make sure your product has been tested and actually delivers the number of colonies, etc advertised on the label. ...Read more

20

20
Is eggplant good for pregnant women?

Is eggplant good for pregnant women?

Good for most but...: Eggplant is a relatively healthy food, but it is a member of the nightshade family and some people do not tolerate foods from this family well- they can cause arthritis and stomach upset in some. But eggplant is a good source of vit k, magnesium, potassium, molybdenum etc. As well as phytonutrients like chlorogenic acid. See http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice&dbid=22 for more info. ...Read more