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Doctor insights on: What Fruit Is Unsafe During Pregnancy

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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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 passion fruit good during pregnancy?

Is passion fruit good during pregnancy?

Passion Flower: Passion flower is not recommended during pregnancy because some substances it contains may cause uterine contractions (per medline plus) http://www.Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/871. Html. ...Read more

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What fruit is not safe to eat during pregnancy?

What fruit is not safe to eat during pregnancy?

Most fine in : Moderation. Large amounts of fresh pineapple (contains bromelain) may soften the cervix ; stimulate smooth muscle contraction. However, many women eat pineapple throughout pregnancy without issues. Passion flower is not recommended by some during pregnancy because some substances it contains may cause uterine contractions (per medline plus). ...Read more

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Why is bad to eat maracuya (passion fruit)seeds during pregnancy, I ate a bit what will happen now?

Why is bad to eat maracuya (passion fruit)seeds during pregnancy, I ate a bit what will happen now?

Untrue: This is an urban legend. There is no contraindication to ingesting passion fruit or the seeds during pregnancy. In fact, during your pregnancy is when it is most important to be eating fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Is red dragon fruit safe to eat during pregnancy?

Dragon Fruit: Dragon fruit (pitahaya or pitaya) which is native to south ; central america is a healthy food to eat during pregnancy. A 100 gram serving contains 1 mg of fiber, 1 mg of iron as well as magnesium, potassium ; calcium. It also contains vit c ; b vitamins. It is a rich source of lycopene (helps to lower blood pressure ; helps to prevent cancer. ...Read more

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Is it gud to have guava fruit during pregnancy?

Guava: Guava can be eaten during pregnancy with one caveat. They should be well washed prior to peeling. There may be toxoplasmosis or listeriosis (as well as other parasites/ bacteria) on the peel. These can enter the food when it is cut. This info is per the american pregnancy association. ...Read more

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Is stevia, splenda, or nectresse (erythritol, sugar, monk fruit extract, molasses) or aspartame safe during pregnancy?

Is stevia, splenda, or nectresse (erythritol, sugar, monk fruit extract, molasses) or aspartame safe during pregnancy?

Generally yes: There is no specific problem w/aspartame in pregnancy according to the nih. It does not cross the placenta, and is not a risk to you unless you have phenylketonuria — a rare genetic disorder. However, it is always prudent to limit all meds, supplements and the like during pregnancy except as instructed by your ob>. ...Read more

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What kind of fruits can I eat during pregnancy?

What kind of fruits can I eat during pregnancy?

Mostly all the same: Be careful. Gestational diabetes is the result of excessive sugar intake including fruit which causes high blood sugar levels, which then make your Insulin levels rise. Plus the hormone changes in pregnancy make blood sugar problems worse. . Over time the chronically high Insulin levels lead to Insulin resistance and eventually gestational diabetes. ...Read more

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Which fruits should be avoided during pregnancy?

None: As long as the are washed or peeled so infection is not a concern, there are no restrictions on fruit. ...Read more

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What kind of fruits should I eat during pregnancy period?

What kind of fruits should I eat during pregnancy period?

Low sugar fruits: And nothing strange or that you have not eaten in the past as pregnancy is not the time to experiment. ...Read more

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20 weeks pregnant. Please tell what are the fruits & vegitables must avoid during pregnancy. I heard should avoid brinjal. Is it?

No restrictions : There are not restrictions on fruits and vegetables during pregnancy. Eggplant (brinjal) is fine as are all fruits and vegetables if you like them. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat 1500 calories during pregnancy since I'm overweight and my new diet is healthy (lean meats, veggies, fruits, whole-grains)?

Is it safe to eat 1500 calories during pregnancy since I'm overweight and my new diet is healthy (lean meats, veggies, fruits, whole-grains)?

Depends: It depends on your current weight and the level of obesity. You should talk to your Ob about it. As long as you take in the essential vitamins and have a good mix of diet choices, you should be fine. I applaud you in taking the initiative to maintain your weight during this critical time of your life.

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What kind of fruit that good for pregnancy women?

What kind of fruit that good for pregnancy women?

All fresh fruit!: Pregnant women can safely consume all fresh (preferably organic) fruits and vegetables provided they wash them well with clean uncontaminated water and are not allergic to them. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes mellitus talk to nutritionist about the amount and type of fruits to consume. Don't overdo it with carrots/tomatoes because they can cause hypervitaminosis an — a potential teratogen. ...Read more

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The last 3 days everytime I eat anything, including fruit I feel very nautious. Could it be a bug or pregnancy?

The last 3 days everytime I eat anything, including fruit I feel very nautious. Could it be a bug or pregnancy?

Either: It depends on your history. If you think you might be, then you should check with a home pregnancy test. If your symptoms persist, you should see your doctor. ...Read more