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Should I be concerned if I accidently ate expired food in the first trimester?

Should I be concerned if I accidently ate expired food in the first trimester?

Yes: Well, yes and no. Obviously, we recommend avoiding eating anything expired due to the risk of contamination, but if you ate this more than two days ago and did not get sick then, your risk of food poisoning is almost zero now. Specific foods may have other risks. ...Read more

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Im in my first trimester and i ate spicy food and im bleeding now why?

Im in my first trimester and i ate spicy food and im bleeding now why?

Bleeding -pregnant: Any bleeding during a pregnancy should be reported to your doctor. You may need an examination to keep you safe. ...Read more

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Can i eat cinnamon. What are foods that are best.For me to eat in the first trimester?

Can i eat cinnamon. What are foods that are best.For me to eat in the first trimester?

Spices: Just eating a well balanced diet in general is your best bet supplemented with a prenatal vitamin and possibly extra folic acid. Cinnamon is used in alot of processed foods like cereal, cookies, etc. I know of no restrictions on eating foods that contain cinnamon in pregnancy. However, there are lots of old wives tales out there regarding spices and other foods. ...Read more

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Is food poisoning dangerous to an unborn baby in the first trimester?

Depends on mom: Baby is dependent on mom for everything. Anything that puts mom at risk puts the baby at risk. The most severe risk with food poisoning (non-bacterial) is dehydration from vomiting and diarrhea. As long as mom can maintain hydration and a small amount of nutrition, most food poisonous are limited and should resolve quickly without harm to the fetus. ...Read more

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I had a sip of alcohol by accident during my first trimester. Is it going to harm my baby?

I had a sip of alcohol by accident during my first trimester. Is it going to harm my baby?

Unlikely: Although no one knows the exact amount of alcohol that will cause fetal alcohol syndrome in any particular baby, it's extremely unlikely that a single sip (or even a bit more) could cause any damage. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about dark brown vaginal discharge in the first trimester?

Should I be concerned about dark brown vaginal discharge in the first trimester?

Yes: This may indicate a threatened miscarriage and occurs when there is a mild separation of the early placenta. Strict bedrest and no intercoarse. Progesterone administration is found to be helpful in relaxing the uterus and allowing the separation to heal. See you ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Can a fever blister cause a miscarriage in first trimester. I know I have the virus. Just concerned about baby. I'm 10 weeks today?

Can a fever blister cause a miscarriage in first trimester. I know I have the virus. Just concerned about baby. I'm 10 weeks today?

Fever blisters: Do not cause miscarriages... And many things that we do not understand completely can cause miscarriages in the first trimester. Hope your next 2-3 weeks goes well. ...Read more

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I'm in my first trimester and I accidentally ate cold turkey and pepperoni. Will I be okay?

I'm in my first trimester and I accidentally ate cold turkey and pepperoni. Will I be okay?

Listeria is not a: statistically high risk from one meal. Avoid soft cheeses blue-veined cheeses; & Mexican-style cheeses. Avoid eating refrigerated pâtés & meat spreads. Canned or shelf-stable pâtäs & meat spreads may be eaten. Only eat refrigerated smoked seafood that has been cooked. Only drink milk or eat food w milk products that have been pasteurized. You can eat hard cheese; semi-soft cheeses; pasteurized > ...Read more

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Used bandaid with polymyxin b sulfate &bacitracin on a cut finger in 1st trimester. Also cooked food using that bandaid. Can it pose risk to baby?

Used bandaid with polymyxin b sulfate &bacitracin on a cut finger in 1st trimester. Also cooked food using that bandaid. Can it pose risk to baby?

No worries: Using a Bandaid, having polymyxin B and bacitracin on a finger cut, having a minor finger cut, or cooking food while having a Bandaid on, should not change anything in the baby fetus's life. No worries. ...Read more