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What can a pregnant woman eat ?

What can a pregnant woman eat ?

Pregnancy Nutrition: There are lots of good online nutrition resources -- including articles focused on pregnancy -- For example --- Pregnancy nutrition: Healthy-eating basics http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/pregnancy-week-by-week/in-depth/pregnancy-nutrition/art-20046955 Pregnancy diet: Focus on these essential nutrients http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/pregnancy-week-by-week/in-depth/pregnancy-nutrition/art-20045082 ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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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 a baby diet what you're supposed to eat when you are pregnant?

Is a baby diet what you're supposed to eat when you are pregnant?

Healthy diet: A pregnant woman should follow a healthful balanced diet. It is sometimes difficult to find time to make all the foods that are recommended. However, a visit to a nutritionist or a site recommended by an OB provider can make it easier to plan ahead and buy and prepare healthy foods. There are prenatal care guides that obs follow for determining the correct number of calories. ...Read more

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What would the lowest calories a pregnant woman can eat be?

What would the lowest calories a pregnant woman can eat be?

Ummmm..: Uh, oh, this question sounds like a disaster waiting to happen. Whenever, one asks a question in this manner, it brings up concerns about the possibility of an eating disorder. If you do have an eating disorder please be candid with your obstetrician & your nutritionist (should be work with one). ...Read more

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How can a woman and man tell if they are fertile enough to have a baby?

How can a woman and man tell if they are fertile enough to have a baby?

Statistics: Most men and women are healthy and should be able to conceive. Only 15% of couples have trouble conceiving. Most women and men who have trouble getting pregnant are older, with medical problems like hypertension, Diabetes etc. at the age of 21, I would not worry so much. ...Read more

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Does a woman only get pregnant when she's ovulating or she can be pregnant anytime?

Does a woman only get pregnant when she's ovulating or she can be pregnant anytime?

Technically yes: The qualification is that you don't have to have sex when you are ovulating to get pregnant. If there are sperm in the neighborhood when the egg becomes available, conception can happen. You are at risk for roughly a week in each cycle. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happen if a pregnant woman has a uric acid?

Could you tell me what happen if a pregnant woman has a uric acid?

Nothing: A high uric acid is not a significant issue unless there is a history of gout, kidney stones or chronic kidney disease. ...Read more

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What not to eat when you pregnant girlfriend is hungry?

What not to eat when you pregnant girlfriend is hungry?

Junk Food: Junk food produces "more junk in her trunk", but does not help the fetus grow like fruits and vegetables. Sodas, candies, chips, etc. Should not be on the "cafeteria line" for the fetus to consume. ...Read more

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What happens to a baby if a pregnant woman is addicted to drugs?

What happens to a baby if a pregnant woman is addicted to drugs?

Depends: it varies depending on drugs used , can be low birth weight, cleft palate , ADHD mental sub-normality amongst many other complications ...Read more

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Can you tell me exactly when is a woman most and least fertile?

Can you tell me exactly when is a woman most and least fertile?

Fertile time: The optimal time for conception is 48 hours prior to and up to the day of ovulation. Therefore, start having intercourse a couple of days prior to when you actually ovulate and have intercourse every other day for a total of five times to help ensure sperm are there when you ovulate. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman eat sushi?

Can a pregnant woman eat sushi?

Sushi & pregnanc: Sushi should be avoided during pregnancy for two reasons. (1) risk of bacterial infection complicating the pregnancy. (2) risk of exposure to mercury complicating the pregnancy. Certainly not worth the risk during pregnancy. Cooked sushi or vegetable-only sushi should be fine, but then we'd worry about the person making the sushi having washed his hands after handling raw fish. ...Read more

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If you are acidic is it possible that your sperm can't make a woman pregnant?

If you are acidic is it possible that your sperm can't make a woman pregnant?

No such thing.: Not sure what you mean by "acidic" everyone's acidity is controlled to within a very narrow range by your bodies chemical control system. If you are too acidic you are often incapable of maintaining consciousness let alone worry about creating babies. ...Read more