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Doctor insights on: Pregnant Women Cravings

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Dr. Jerome Zacks
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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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Do women menstruate when pregnant?

Do women menstruate when pregnant?

No: Menstruation is shedding the lining of the uterus. Pregnant women don't menstruate. However pregnant women can have vaginal bleeding, which can be implantation bleeding, or bleeding from the placenta or from the cervix. ...Read more

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Can women have period while pregnant?

Can women have period while pregnant?

No: A woman may experience some bleeding while pregnant but it wouldn't be their period (unless the pregnancy ended). ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat gimbap?

Can pregnant women eat gimbap?

Cooked: If the filling is cooked, there is no reason for a pregnant woman to not eat it. I trust that for the sake of your and your baby's health, you are under the care of a doctor and taking prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women drink chrysanthemum?

Can pregnant women drink chrysanthemum?

No evidence: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-904-CHRYSANTHEMUM.aspx?activeIngredientId=904&activeIngredientName=CHRYSANTHEMUM It seems that nobody did a scientific study that would have answered that question one way or the other. It is probably best to avoid it. ...Read more

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Could pregnant women toboggan?

Could pregnant women toboggan?

Would recommend: Against it if your are tobogganing down slopes due to the risk of injury. If one is just being pulled on a toboggan on flat land - that should not pose any threat. ...Read more

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Can women become pregnant during perimenopause?

Can women become pregnant during perimenopause?

Yes: Many women feel they can't get pregnant, but while it is not common, some women do get pregnant in the perimenopause. ...Read more

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Can women have their period while pregnant?

Can women have their period while pregnant?

Although a : Woman who is pregnant might experience bleeding it would not be her period. A woman's period stops when she is pregnant. Take care. ...Read more

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Pregnant women and smoking weed?

Pregnant women and smoking weed?

No.: Please, no, no, no. There are not enough medical studies to know for sure what happens to the fetus with smoking pot. Please value your baby's health and avoid pot while pregnant. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat beetroot?

Can pregnant women eat beetroot?

Very Healthy choice!: Beetroots are an excellent food to eat during pregnancy. They are good sources of iron, folate, (folic acid) antioxidants like anthocyans and improve circulation/lower blood pressure. See http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/benefits-of-beetroots-during-pregnancy/ & http://whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=49 ...Read more

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Can pregnant woman eat dates?

Can pregnant woman eat dates?

Yes: There is no medical contraindication to eating dates during pregnancy. They supply niacin, folate, (folic acid) vitamin B-6, pantothenic acid, zinc, manganese, fiber and magnesium. One study found that the consumption of date fruit in the last 4 weeks before labour significantly reduced the need for induction and augmentation of labour, and produced a more favourable, but non-significant, delivery outcome. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women get ageusia?

Can  pregnant women get ageusia?

Perhaps partially: Pregnancy related changes may cause certain alterations in taste function. ...Read more