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Is there a list of don't eat this while pregnant I can get?

Is there a list of don't eat this while pregnant I can get?

Avoid infections : Avoid foods that may carry risk of infection, raw fish, undercooked meat, unpasteurized milk. Otherwise, focus on a healthy balanced diet. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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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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I have the maraina and my bf has a vesectomy but has had one kid prior to it. I have a list of symptoms and im wondering if I may be pregnant?

I have the maraina and my bf has a vesectomy but has had one kid prior to it. I have a list of symptoms and im wondering if I may be pregnant?

Not pregnant: If you have a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud in place and your partner has had a vasectomy... You are not pregnant. A home pregnancy test, inexpensive, will show that you are not. Get one and follow the directions. The test will be negative and ease your worries. ...Read more

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List botanicals, teas, food not to eat when pregnant?

List botanicals, teas, food not to eat when pregnant?

No unpasturized food: Do not drink unpasteurized milk or eat soft cheeses made from unpasteurized milk, including brie, feta, camembert, roquefort, queso blanco, and queso fresco. Do not eat under cooked or raw eggs – they may contain bacteria. Certain kinds of fish, such as shark, swordfish, king mackerel, and tilefish (golden or white snapper) contain high levels of mercury also do not eat raw fish sushi. ...Read more

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I want to get pregnant with a baby girl what food should I eat can you list me some and how can I get pregnant with a girl easy?

I want to get pregnant with a baby girl what food should I eat can you list me some and how can I get pregnant with a girl easy?

You can't: The sex of the baby is determined by the male's sperm that arrives first and establishes the pregnancy. No diet/exercise/position or other action can let you choose the sex. ...Read more

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2 early miscarriages. Heartbeat seen in one, turners diagnosed on fetus, thyroid usually high. Pregnant again. List of tests I shld do now. Dr unhelp?

2 early miscarriages. Heartbeat seen in one, turners diagnosed on fetus, thyroid usually high. Pregnant again. List of tests I shld do now. Dr unhelp?

Pregnancy: I am so sorry for your difficulties it is very painful emotionally to miscarry Please be sure to maintain close contact with your GYN and be sure that Doctor checks your thyroid, your folic acid your B12 and you anemia count

best of luck ...Read more

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How do I know if I'm on CPS watch list for cord blood testing. Can it detect one time xanex use at 23 weeks pregnant?

How do I know if I'm on CPS watch list for cord blood testing. Can it detect one time xanex use at 23 weeks pregnant?

Hard to say: If they have ever investigated you or your family they will have a file. Recent contact (yr) would mean it is active. If you show up for delivery & have friends that smell of weed or act suspiciously they will test anyway & call it in. I don't test cord blood if I am looking. One time use at 23 weeks would be unlikely to show up but any later use of anything might. ...Read more

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What to do if I didn't know I was pregnant and did harmful things to my body. Help!?

What to do if I didn't know I was pregnant and did harmful things to my body. Help!?

Stuck: Unfortunately, it takes most women at least two weeks before the know they have been pregnant for the last two weeks. The most prominent concerns are alcohol consumption, nicotine, and recreational drugs that may have been consumed during that time period. This is why health professionals urge women of childbearing age to use effective contraception to make sure they don't get into this situation. ...Read more

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When pregnant what are things you shouldn't eat or drink.

When pregnant what are things you shouldn't eat or drink.

Undercooked foods, : Raw or undercooked meat/fish/poultry/eggs, unpasteurized dairy products (e.g. Queso fresco), alcohol, predatory fish (e.g. Shark, swordfish), licorice and anything you are allergic to (shrimp, nuts) come to mind immediately. If traveling abroad, only drink bottled water and avoid salads. ...Read more

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What are the forbbiden things a pregnant woman shouldn't take?

What are the forbbiden things a pregnant woman shouldn't take?

TNTC!: "TNTC" means"too numerous to count," but there are some caveats. Smoking, including smokeless tobacco, is a no-no. So are any illegal drugs and marijuana. Alcohol is iffy and should be avoided She shouldn't use any Rx med that isn't OK'd by her doctor. She shouldn't drink more than 2 caffeinated drinks a day. Any substance that's unsafe in general is doubly unsafe in pregnancy, ...Read more

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Why is it that pregnant women aren't supposed to eat things such as nuts and certain cheeses etc?

Why is it that pregnant women aren't supposed to eat things such as nuts and certain cheeses etc?

Bacteria, allergy: Certain cheeses have bacteria that may harm the pregnancy
nuts were previously thought to induce an allergy in the newborn if consumed during pregnancy or breastfeeding; today this is not considered to be true hyopthesis. ...Read more

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Tell us things not to do when pregnant?

Tell us things not to do when pregnant?

Really obvious: Don't ride a bicycle or do strenuous exercise. Don't eat "junk" foods and stay away from sugar in all its forms. Don't take any drugs. ...Read more

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Things I should be aware of while pregnant?

Things I should be aware of while pregnant?

Books: That is a book length answer. Please follow the advice of your OB and get at least one good prenatal book to read during your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Who knows things to eat when you are pregnant?

Who knows things to eat when you are pregnant?

What ever your heart: Desires withint reason. I am sure your ob/gyn has a nice publication on healthy things to eat/. ...Read more

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What are some things I should eat being pregnant?

What are some things I should eat being pregnant?

Balanced diet : You should eat a balanced diet during pregnancy. You should limit intake of oily fish. Be reasonable with your carbohydrate intake. Pregnancy is a diabetogenic event, meaning you have a greater chance of diabetes during the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the best things to eat while you are pregnant?

What are the best things to eat while you are pregnant?

Healthy, balanced.: No one thing — just maintain a healthy, balanced diet and normal weight for your height, while taking folic acid, prenatal vitamins and calcium. ...Read more

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What are some things I can do to help get my wife pregnant?

What are some things I can do to help get my wife pregnant?

#1 make sure she is: Ovulating, she needs to get an ovulation kit, #2 make sure your semen count is normal those are the 2 most common causes of infertilty, and if she is ovulating that is when you want to have intercourse ...Read more

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What are the first things you will notice if you're pregnant?

Some subtle changes: A woman of childbearing age who has some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feels less energetic), a sharper/stronger sense of smell, mild soreness or mild swelling of her breasts, and maybe some food aversions and food cravings. . . Could be pregnant. Symptoms can occur before missing a menstrual period. ...Read more

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What are some things I can do to pamper myself while pregnant?

What are some things I can do to pamper myself while pregnant?

Whatever you like: Take long walks, listen to music, eat ice-cream, get a massage, get a pedicure, get a manicure, watch a favorite movie on dvd, go out with your girlfriends, go out with your boyfirend/husband, essentially whatever you want as long as it is not harmful to the baby inside you. Enjoy! ...Read more

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What are some things that I need to avoid now that I am pregnant?

What are some things that I need to avoid now that I am pregnant?

Undercooked meats.: Unpasteurized dairy products (e. G queso fresco), undercooked meats, radiation, smoking, alcohol, tretinoin, valproic acid, drugs, heat, contact sports, vigorous exercise, heavy lifting, constipation, dehydration, unsafe sex (including oro-genital and ano-genital contact). ...Read more

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Do you know if there are things I could do to help me get pregnant faster?

Do you know if there are things I could do to help me get pregnant faster?

Ovulation: Ovulation normally occurs 14 days prior to the next period. Recommend starting to have intercourse a few days prior to ovulation & at ovulation (possibly a couple of days after). Can use an ovulation calendar or ovulation predictor kit to help determine best timing. Take care. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is pregnant what kinds of things should I do to keep her comfortable?

My girlfriend is pregnant what kinds of things should I do to keep her comfortable?

Several ways: Basically, her entire body is changing. She'll know what she needs to be comfortable. Just do what she wants and is feasible. ...Read more

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What to do if I am craving sweet things and I'm pregnant, what gender could my baby be?

What to do if I am craving sweet things and I'm pregnant, what gender could my baby be?

Sugar & spice ..: "Sugar & spice and everything nice that's what girls are made of". I have no idea what gender your child will be when it is born, but there may be a clue at a late pregnancy ultrasound. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me first things to change/happen to your body after becoming pregnant?

Can you please tell me first things to change/happen to your body after becoming pregnant?

Classic pregnancy: Sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an ^ in white vaginal discharge. Take a home pregnancy test to know. ...Read more

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I'm 5 months pregnant and I felt should I be worried? If not what things are normal and non normal to feel?

I'm 5 months pregnant and I felt should I be worried? If not what things are normal and non normal to feel?

More info please: I am not sure what you felt or are concerned about from your post; please re-post. Always call your ob/gyn if you have any questions; I'm willing to bet they will be more than willing to answer. ...Read more