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Doctor insights on: Using Bare Minerals During Pregnancy

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Which vitamins and minerals need to be increased during pregnancy?

Which vitamins and minerals need to be increased during pregnancy?

Folic Acid, Iron &: Calcium. Take a prenatal vitamin. Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1, 000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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 any vitamin or mineral deficiencies during pregnancy cause the child to have mental illness or learning problems?

Do any vitamin or mineral deficiencies during pregnancy cause the child to have mental illness or learning problems?

Possibly: That is why there is so much emphasis on good diet and the avoidance of ugly habits such as diet pop, smoking, caffeine etc. Hyperemesis gravidarum (nausea/vomiting in pregnancy is known to be a vitamin deficiency disorder no matter what you are told. ...Read more

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Is eating dates s bad during pregnancy?

Is  eating dates s bad during pregnancy?

Why?: Would be in the newspaper. Or the product would have a disclaimer on the package. Dates are eaten regularly in many arabic countries. ...Read more

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When should I stop using Humphrey 11 pills during pregnancy?

Immediately: Humphrey 11 pills are supposed to regulate a woman's cycle. Once pregnancy has been established there is no use for Humphrey 11 pills. ...Read more

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Where do you find out about using medicines during pregnancy?

Where do you find out about using medicines during pregnancy?

Web MD: There are several books available on the use of medicines in pregnancy & during breast feeding. Webmd has a section on their site regarding the use of medicines during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Using solarcaine spray during pregnancy?

Solarcaine: Solarcaine is an fda category b drug meaning studies show no adverse fetal effects in the second or third trimester. ...Read more

Minerals (Definition)

Your body uses minerals to stay healthy and perform vital functions like bone development. Eating a healthy diet full of variety is the best way to the ...Read more