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Doctor insights on: Eating Fish During Pregnancy

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Dr. Warren Foster
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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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Is whiting fish safe to eat during pregnancy?

Is whiting fish safe to eat during pregnancy?

Yes : Whiting have relatively low levels of mercury. ...Read more

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Should I be eating more fish during pregnancy?

Should I be eating more fish during pregnancy?

Not necessarily: You should have a well balanced diet - that may include fish. You should limit your consumption of large saltwater fish to one serving per week to minimize mercury intake. ...Read more

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Can eating vinegar foods almost daily during pregnacy harm your baby?

Can eating vinegar foods almost daily during pregnacy harm your baby?

No: Vinegar is a mild acid and may cause gerd symptoms (heart burn). Our body makes vinegar during metabolism. Vinegar is not known to harm the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are some tips for diabetic eating during pregnancy?

What are some  tips for  diabetic eating during pregnancy?

Yes: Red raspberry leaf tea is a traditional tea used during pregnancy and should not affect diabetes. Some authorities think it should only be used during the 2nd and 3rd trimesters. For more information go to americanpregnancy.Org. ...Read more

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Is eating plums during pregnancy okay?

Is eating plums during pregnancy okay?

Plums are a : Healthy food you can eat during pregnancy. However, plum juice can have a higher sugar content then plums - so use should be judicious. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice during pregnancy is good or bad?

Eating raw rice during pregnancy is good or bad?

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

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Would eating raw fish at a early start of prenancy be avoided?

Yes: Sushi should be avoided because of the risk of bacterial infection. It may be relatively uncommon but why risk it. ...Read more

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Is herbal dietary tea bad for pregnant woman?

Is herbal dietary tea bad for pregnant woman?

See below: Some herbal teas are fine in pregnancy. I would avoid diet teas though as many have high levels of caffeine or other stimulants that wouldn't be good for baby. You should maintain anhealthynbalanced diet during pregnancy and not be trying to actively diet. ...Read more

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Besides a pre natal during pregnancy is there anything else helpful to take supplement wise? For example fish oil?

Besides a pre natal during pregnancy is there anything else helpful to take supplement wise? For example fish oil?

Get good brand: Get agood brand free of food dyes for prenatals, and get a good fish oil brand that does not have rancid oil in it. Go to a good health food store, or reputable food store in which you can speak to the representative there, or ask your doctor which brand s/he would recommend. Having a good organic, nonGMO diet is paramount, more important than anything, hydrating too with purified water too. ...Read more

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Can i eat pani puri and hajmola during pregnancy?

Can i eat pani puri and hajmola during pregnancy?

Panipuri: Maintaining an appropriate weight during pregnancy is very important. Find your target weight in this link: http://www.babycenter.com/pregnancy-weight-gain-estimator. During pregnancy, you really don't need to eat for two. Only about 200-300 extra calories are needed during the last months of pregnancy. A serving of panipuri contains anywhere from100 to 450 calories. Use Tums (calcium carbonate) instead of Hajmola. ...Read more

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Is safe to eat frozen pangasius fish during pregnancy?

Is safe to eat frozen pangasius fish during pregnancy?

Catfish: Catfish is safe for consumption. All fish is is safe it is the amount that is the concern. Fish that are high in mercury (Swordfish, Shark) should be eaten in limited amounts. ...Read more

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Is chicken salad safe to eat during pregnancy?

Is chicken salad safe to eat during pregnancy?

Yes: Make sure the ingredients are fresh and there is no reason to avoid this food. ...Read more

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Is eating hotdog/sausages and instant noodles during pregnancy safe?

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Fully cook meat: If your hot dog and sausage are fully cooked, these should be fine. ...Read more

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