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Raw Mango During Pregnancy
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
Which butter is good moisturizer whether raw unrefined Shea butter or mango butter?? Please tell me
Depends: Whatever works for you is the best otherwise there would not be hundreds of moisturizer to choose from. The most important step is to apply the moisturizer within 3 minutes after bathing. There is some suggestion that shea butter may work better on Asian skin but that's just one opinion. ...Read more
Ok: There is no restriction eating pie except for the calories. ...Read more
It expands: Eating raw rice is probably not the cleanest idea and since the cooking process kills off germs. Also it expands a lot when it absorbs water in your stomach and could make you feel quite ill. I recommend cooking it first. ...Read more
You mean swallowing: Uncooked rice? Your teeth will be a hot mess and cracked. Please wash it and take powder off it. ...Read more
Not likely: Eating raw rice is not of itself dangerous. However if the rice is not clean and dried and just from the fielf then eating it could be dangerous from bacteria that could be on the rice. Listeria is especially a dangerous bacteria for the unborn child and the mother may not have illness much worse than a cold. It is recommended to now eat any foods or meats that are not thouroughly cooked when preg ...Read more
No: Cravings for specific foods are generally an indication of a vitamin or mineral deficiency. Please indicate to your prenatal care provider that you are having these specific cravings. Your provider is likely to recommend further testing to determine if you have a nutritional deficiency that can be corrected. ...Read more
Both: The are both very good however for better digestion, minimal steaming of vegegables is better. ...Read more
Are raw pasteurized eggs okay during pregnancy? I'm craving a caesar salad and the restaurant makes their own dressing using raw but pasteurized eggs.
Yes: Yes. There should be no problem with this as long as eggs/ dressing are properly refrigerated ...Read more
Is it ok to use 100% raw organic manuka honey & bee venom active 12+ topically on skin during pregnancy?
Is lobster safe to eat during pregnancy like in a bisque? Only raw seafoods or high mercury fish like tuna are a problem, right?
Lobster: Lobster, prawns, scallops, etc are safe during pregnancy. Many large ocean fish now contain unacceptable levels of mercury due to mans contamination of the sea. Fish can be a very good food during your pregnancy. One to two servings a week is recommended. The fish high in mercury are king mackerel, shark, swordfish and tilefish. Tuna is actually ok, but salmon would be a better choice. ...Read more
Can I take any cold meds during pregnancy I know there is no cure for common cold but I am always sneezing and nose is constantly running and I'm raw?
Yes: I give a list of medications that are safe to take during pregnancy for a variety of conditions. In general it is relatively safe to use pseudophed, tylenol (acetaminophen) cold, benedry, afrin or neosynephrine nasal spray and plain robitussin. However, not knowing your other health problems this is just a general list. ...Read more
Different things: There are different possibilities. It could be something you ate or a medication you are taking. That would include vitamins and supplements. A urine or vaginal infection usually has a different smell than what you are describing. Food odors should resolve in a day or so after you change your intake. ...Read more
No benefit: What specific colon disease do you mean? I doubt it has any benefit for any significant GI problem. ...Read more
?: Who knows, just don't do it & u should b fine. ...Read more
Diet in teens: My opinion is that any fad diet is not safe for anyone but certainly not for growing chiidren/teens. A slow but steady weight reduction program combined with excercise is much safer and much more likely to result in behavior changes that allows the teen to sustain the weightloss. ...Read more
Not usually: It will only cause a problem if you are allergic to either one. ...Read more
How much mango/day?: I thought of mango as a fruit with a lot of sugar in it, not salt. For most humans the kidneys are fully mature in terms of there filtering capacity by age 2 years. So you do not want to stress an infant's kidneys when they are younger than 2 yrs. You can check google for the average composition of a mango fruit, Make sure that the child is getting protein and fats in his diet. ...Read more