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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
Sure!: Sounds okay to me, generally speaking. Unless there is fish or raw meat in it. Why do you think it might be a problem? Is there an ingredient in the ones you like that concerns you? ...Read more
I'm craving for mussels & cockles but right now I'm 7weeks pregnant. Is it safe to eat during early pregnancy?
Deer jerky: I do not know any reason you can not eat any food that has been cooked and processed correctly. ...Read more
You are fine: We discourage raw fish for sure. As long as the fish was properly handled and prepared, which should be the case at a restaurant, then it should be fine. We always worry about under cooked meat including fish. ...Read more
Controversial topic: So many animals are given antibiotics that it is hard to avoid in theory there are after metabolism and good cooking no antibiotics left to enter your system but there are people who without strong evidence believe this should be avoided I am not aware of any known problems at this time. ...Read more
No Problem: This should not be a problem. If you are concerned see your obgyn. The options are grass feed beef, grass fed american bison or wild caught fish. ...Read more
Although in some: Cultures, caution is suggested when eating mangos if pregnant, there isn't significant evidence for this. However, if you have gestational diabetes - use only in moderation. Do not partake if you are allergic to mangos. ...Read more
Doubt it's been stud: I strongly doubt it's been studied scientifically, but like anything else (particularly during pregnancy) moderation is the key. Don't do anything that could endanger your fetus, because you only get one chance with no "do-overs". After delivery you can go hog (or crawfish) wild. ...Read more
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Is there a comprehensive app of all foods that are safe to eat when pregnant, and those that arent?
Many apps: Try "pregnancy companion" - it's put out by a couple of board certified ob/gyns & my patients like it. I give my patients the book "what to expect when expecting" & they tell me that it's also pretty good. Acog also has a website that makes "info" sheets available & as always, I'm sure you're OB provider is an excellent resource for any questions you may have. Good luck. ...Read more
Are strawberries ok to eat I bought some from supermarket and now read they aren't safe to eat wen pregnant?
Food Myths: I do not know where you read that, but it is a false myth. Pregnant women eat strawberries by the millions. ...Read more