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Is eating of carrot good for pregnant woman?

Is eating of carrot good for pregnant woman?

YES: All vegetables are healthy and carrots are among the healthiest- see http://whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice;dbid=21 for more about their many benefits. It is important to make healthy food choices during pregnancy and carrots are an excellent choice. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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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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What is the effect of eating raw rice on a pregnant woman?

What is the effect of eating raw rice on a pregnant woman?

Unknown: Some pregnant women may develop a certain tendency to eat uncooked food like raw rice. There are no known studies in pregnant women on the effect of eating raw rice. I do suspect that an upset stomach, constipation and bloating may result. I recommend you resist the temptation and try cooking the rice. ...Read more

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What is a healthy amount of calories to be eating for a 27yr old and 8weeks pregnant woman?

What is a healthy amount of calories to be eating for a 27yr old and 8weeks pregnant woman?

About 300 more: During pregnancy women need about 300 more calories a day more than what they usually take in. Of course, in the first trimester you probably need a little less than that. ...Read more

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Is it true that if a pregnant woman gets sick eating certain foods, it means her baby is allergic to those foods?

Is it true that if a pregnant woman gets sick eating certain foods, it means her baby is allergic to those foods?

Unrelated: It is true that some infants show positive tests for food allergies based on feeding exposures during pregnancy. In general these positive tests & occasional baby symptoms, occur without mom ever having symptoms at all. ...Read more

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What should blood glucose levels be for a healthy pregnant woman fasting and 2 hrs after eating?

What should blood glucose levels be for a healthy pregnant woman fasting and 2 hrs after eating?

< 90, <120: Fasting glucose should be less than 90. Post meal sugars should actually be checked one hour after eating and should be less than 120. ...Read more

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Is the well woman plus omega 3 6 9 a good brand of one a day vitamin to take? Thinking about getting pregnant this year. Eating habits are not good.

Is the well woman plus omega 3 6 9 a good brand of one a day vitamin to take? Thinking about getting pregnant this year. Eating habits are not good.

Yes: I have checked out the ingredients and it looks like a very good quality multivitamin, better than most! however, I am concerned that your eating habits are not good. Vitamins are not a substitute for a healthy diet. A good diet is crucial during pregnancy. Please start improving your diet now- limit sugars, artificial sweeteners & fried foods, have salads & more vegetables & fruits! good luck! ...Read more

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Help please! what eating disorders can a pregnant women get and why?

Help please! what eating disorders can a pregnant women get and why?

Eating DO: Any type of eating disorder is possible during pregnancy depending on premorbid condition prior to getting pregnant. ...Read more

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What are all the ways that its possible to be pregnant for a woman?

What are all the ways that its possible to be pregnant for a woman?

In or out of uterus: Either the fetus implants in the uterus properly, or not. If not, it could be in in the abdomen, in a fallopian tube, or perhaps someplace else. As to numbers, anywhere from one to as many as eight, or even nine, at one time. ...Read more