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What You Can And Cannot Eat During Pregnancy
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
Avoid Some Foods!: There are foods to avoid to prevent food borne illness whether in africa or elsewhere. Avoid any raw fish/shellfish, & unpasturized cheezes such as brie or blue cheeze, unless it says pasturized & unless it's sufficiently chilled. Avoid more than 12 onces of fish per week especially fish at risk of being high in mercury (large fish such as swordfish) to protect baby's developing nervous system. ...Read more
How not have a baby during pregnancy without abortion? What exercises can lose your baby? And how can you make a miscarriage occur? Don't want it
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Very risky: A developing fetus is using Mom's bloodstream as a "cafeteria line" to obtain ALL the necessary ingredients for proper assimilation of physical structures and most importantly THE BRAIN! ...Read more
How not have a baby during pregnancy without abortion? Which you can do at home to secretly lose your baby? Please help I don't want to be pregnant and I want to lose it.
A doctor can help: Humans naturally get pregnant and have babies, by having sex. Otherwise, we humans might go extinct. It would be unnatural to somehow at home easily get rid of a baby fetus. A woman needs to go to a women's clinic, an Ob-Gyn doctor, or a primary care doctor who prescribes abortion pills (and be very early in the pregnancy) to ask for help to get rid of her baby fetus. It's a big, serious decision. ...Read more
A diet guide: There are a number of excellent books on pregnancy and nutrition. If you have food allergies a nutritionist may help. A good balanced diet, plenty of protein, lots of vegetables, plenty of color variety. Avoid fried foods, too much red meat and limit fish, especially large filets. Sugar and sweets should be avoided or limited. A pregnant metabolism is a slow metabolism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can i be involved in exercising while trying to conceive? If so, what kind is healthy and wont cause miscarriage when 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
Here are some ...: What you eat would not affect how you urinates, but if kidneys function normally, more water intake than what the body needs will force kidneys to excrete more urine for self protection so to urinate more often. However, the care for urinary retention in pregnant women is not different from what should be done for all humans, that is, to avoid further bladder damage from further over-distention.. ...Read more
More starches,avoid : Avoid fried/greesy foods. Usually relatively bland foods will be more appealing, seasoned /spiced foods may cause nausea. Steam from hot food may not agree..So use less than steamy hot foods. Cold cuts and fruits are more appealing.Rich foods are hard to digest so go with pasta and more starch based foods. ...Read more
I'm very early in my pregnancy and cannot stop eating, is this normal? I am literally hungry day and night! I get up many time during sleep to eat!!
It is normal.: Congrats! It is normal to want to eat everything when your pregnant. Usually this comes in waves as there will be periods during your pregnancy when your appetite will be low. Be careful. Depending on your weight now, you don't want to gain more than about 30 pounds. It is okay to eat...just eat healthy foods. Fruits and veggies, not ice-cream and cake. LOL. Enjoy!! ...Read more
Tuna??: According to the fda, light canned tuna is considered "low" in mercury, whereas tuna steaks (albacore tuna) are considered "higher" in mercury than their canned counterparts. As such, one can safely eat up to 12 ounces of light canned tuna per week, or up to 6 ounces of albacore tuna per week. This is assuming no other consumption of mercury-containing seafood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy, balanced: A healthy, balanced diet is recommended. You do not need to "eat for two", increasing your calorie intake by 200 cal per day may be enough to support growth and development. Avoid excess caffeine, seafood (risk of mercury exposure), and eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. Make sure fruits and vegetables are well washed. Make sure that the food is prepared fresh. ...Read more
Unknown: There is no known food that can impact the skin tone of a baby. You can also teach your baby the value of being a fair person in life. Then they will truly be great and not just fair. ...Read more
Most are safe: The main focus in should be nutrition and eating a healthy diet. Avoid more than 1-2 servings per week of high mercury fish such as shark and swordfish. Just like non pregnant women - avoid raw or uncooked meats and eggs. Avoid unwashed fruits and vegetables especially sprouts. Avoid unpasteurized diary products such as raw milk and soft cheeses. ...Read more
Controversial: There have been so many cases of sprouts contaminated by e. Coli or other pathologic bacteria, it's difficult to advise. If you know the producer of the sprouts is fastidious about their handling & preparation, they should be ok but if there is any doubt, don't risk them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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