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Could you eat the seeds in kiwi during pregnancy?

Could you eat the seeds in kiwi during pregnancy?

Yes: I've never heard that there is anything wrong with eating kiwi in pregnancy. Healthy and safe. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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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Can pregnant women eat edamame from a sushi restaurant in early pregnany? Spicy?

Can pregnant women eat edamame from a sushi restaurant in early pregnany? Spicy?

Sure: Soybeans are ok for consumption. There are no restrictions on spicy food in pregnancy. Spicy for can make heartburn worse but it is not dangerous ...Read more

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What causes protein in the urine in some pregnant women?

What causes protein in the urine in some pregnant women?

Normal or not!: Depends on degree. Urinary protein excretion is considered abnormal in pregnant women when it exceeds 300 mg/24 hours at anytime during gestation, a level that usually correlates with 1+ on urine dipstick. Proteinuria documented before pregnancy or before 20 weeks' gestation suggests preexisting renal disease. Preeclampsia is the most common cause for this. Mild proteinuria (30mg-100mg) is common. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman eat the leaves of the moringa oleifera tree?

Can a pregnant woman eat the leaves of the moringa oleifera tree?

Not recommended: Since we dont know the effects of the leaf in pregnant women, we would not rec comend it, although in india it is considereda cure all. ...Read more

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Can Diclegis cause cramping/spotting in a pregnant woman?

Can Diclegis cause cramping/spotting in a pregnant woman?

Not likely, see doc : Diclegis is a recently FDA approved medication for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. However the components, Vitamin B12 and Unisom (the sleep medication) have Ben used together for many decades safely it seems for the same problem. No reason to think either ingredient would cause any cramping or spotting. Instead we would call this a threatened abortion. See your doctor or midwife to verify. ...Read more

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Are red raspberry leaf and Organic Spirulina safe to take in Prenatal One Rainbow Light from earlier in pregnancy?

Are red raspberry leaf  and Organic Spirulina safe to take in Prenatal One Rainbow Light from  earlier in pregnancy?

Yes!: Prenatal One is a good quality Prenatal. Red raspbery leaf is a great tonic during pregnancy which has been used for thousands of years and is very safe- see http://www.bellybelly.com.au/pregnancy/raspberry-leaf-pregnancy-red-raspberry-leaf-tea/ Spirulina is a good source of vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients and is also safe (spirulinas occ. have toxic contaminants so it's good it's organic). ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman fasts in Ramdan?

Can a pregnant woman fasts in Ramdan?

Not ideal: Not many pregnant bodies would be able to tolerate this comfortably. I don't think effects on fetus during fast periods have been studied ...Read more

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Are mustard seeds safe in pregnancy?

Are mustard seeds safe in pregnancy?

Mustard Seed Oil: Ingestion of mustard seed oil is not recommended during pregnancy. ...Read more

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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

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

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

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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

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Is change in breath smell common in early pregnancy?

Is  change in breath smell common in early pregnancy?

Not typical. : Without knowing you better, i can't say for sure. However one concern I have is gestational diabetes. It could also be gerd, or perhaps side effect of your prenatal vitamins. Please call your ob. ...Read more

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