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What can I eat and cannot when pregnant?

What can I eat and cannot when pregnant?

Whole foods : Best to eat the least processed foods . Don't eat too much sugar. Don't drink soda except selzer. Try yo avoid foods with chemical additives ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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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What can I not eat when pregnant if vegan?

What can I not eat when pregnant if vegan?

Facts: If you have become a vegan out of revulsion for factory farming of animals (which bothers me as well), then i admire you. But you must realize that if you do not know exactly what you are doing, you are certain to ruin your health. Your food choices do not change when you are pregnant, and you owe it both to yourself and your unborn child to get with a sympathetic scientific physician to guide u. ...Read more

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What can and can t you eat when pregnant in africa?

What can and can t you eat when pregnant in africa?

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

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When can you fly when you are pregnant and how far?

When can you fly when you are pregnant and how far?

See below: For domwestic flights, up to 36 weeks. For international flights, 35 weeks. ...Read more

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What you can and can t eat when pregnant in general?

What you can and can t eat when pregnant in general?

Please discuss thiis: With your OB and get a pregnancy book , that will tell u like what to expect when you are expecting or the one published by teh american college obgyn , u can find both online. ...Read more

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Can you suggest what fish to eat when pregnant?

Can you suggest what fish to eat when pregnant?

Limit raw Fish: Pregnant women and most others should limit the ingestion of raw meats especially raw fish. Raw shellfish may cause hepatitis. Raw fish such as herring may cause parisitic or roundworm infestations. ...Read more

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When should you start watching how and what you eat when you are pregnant?

Right away: Obviously, you should eat right and exercise prior to pregnancy. But as soon as you find out you are pregnant, be sure to understand which foods are safe/unsafe. It's best if you can get your nutrition from your food, so having a well balanced diet is key (fruits, vegetables, meat, diary, fat and carbohydrates). A prenatal vitamin is important too. Make sure you get enough Folic Acid too! ...Read more

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What you can t eat when pregnant with quads?

What you can t eat when pregnant with quads?

Avoid Some Foods!: Wow! first of all, congratulations! we certainly want you with your ob-gyn regularly during your pregnancy. However, we do know that it's important to be sure a healthy developing nervous system for those babies. Avoid large fish that may contain high levels of mercury and raw fish and shellfish. Also avoid cheezes that are unpasturized (some brie & blue cheeze), to prevent foodborne illness. ...Read more

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Where do I find doctor and can I eat fish when pregnant?

Where do I find doctor and can I eat fish when pregnant?

Ask a friend who: Their doc is, you can go to www.Acog.Org and it will list board certified obgyns in your area u can eat some fish when u are preg, no raw fish and your new OB can give u a list of fish that is safe, the prob is , some fish have too much mercury which is bad for you and worse for the unborn fetus. ...Read more

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Can you eat kielbasa when pregnant?

Can you eat kielbasa when pregnant?

Sure: As long as food is cooked thoroughly it is ok during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What stuff can you not eat when you start to have pre-diabetes?

What stuff can you not eat when you start to have pre-diabetes?

Healthy diet: Someone at risk for diabetes should follow a healthy diet that is low in carbohydrates, fat, and calories. A healthy diet that promotes weight loss and ultimately prevention of diabetes is recommended. Regular physicial activity will also assist with weight loss. The key in preventing diabetes is weight loss, not necessarily a specific diet. ...Read more

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What can t you eat when you are pregnant or lactating?

Avoid Some Foods: There is a concern in pregnant & lactating women as it relates to certain foods that may harm the developing baby when ingested. Therefore, avoid fish at risk of having high levels of mercury such as swordfish, shark, mackeral and tilefish (can affect the nervous system of the deloping fetus). Limited to a maximum of 12 oz per week (per fda). Also avoid nonpasturized cheeses (brie & blue cheese). ...Read more

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When can you travel when pregnant and how far?

When can you travel when pregnant and how far?

Ask your OB/GYN: Recommendations regarding restricting travel when pregnant vary and depend on many factors including age of the mother, co-morbid conditions and whether the pregnancy is considered high risk. In general, many ob/gyns prefer their patient's do not fly in the third trimester and many airlines will not allow it either. ...Read more

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How do you know exactly when you ovulate and when to try and get pregnant?

How do you know exactly when you ovulate and when to try and get pregnant?

Predictors: Hello. You can download a ovulation predictor chart from the internet or you can buy an ovulation predictor kit at your local drug store. ...Read more

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How often should you eat when you are pregnant?

How often should you eat when you are pregnant?

Fine tune your diet: Almost all pregnant women need to get more protein, more of certain vitamins and minerals such as Folic Acid and iron, and more calories (for energy). Skip sushi, soft cheeses and alcohol. Start taking a prenatal vitamin. Gain weight gradually and eat frequent, smaller meals if you like. Keep a healthy diet and in good communication with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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What not to eat when you are pregnant beside fish?

What not to eat when you are pregnant beside fish?

No RAW meat/fish: Besides raw meat/fish (n minimize processed meats/cold-cuts), you should be eating a healthy, well balanced diet, and regular exercises just like everyone else should. You may need a bit more iron/calcium/folic acid which are provided in your prenatal vitamins. Only eat more to gain about 25-30lbs total during pregnancy. Consult doc or nutritionist if needed. Congrats on the pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat to get easily pregnant

What foods can I eat to get easily pregnant

Healthy diet: You should eat a healthy, balanced diet to set yourself up for a healthy pregnancy, but diet/foods do not increase your chances of conceiving. ...Read more

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What fish can I eat when pregnant if any?

What fish can I eat when pregnant if any?

Fish is Great!: Fish is a great option when you're pregnant. Raw or undercooked meat of any kind such is not recommended however, due to the potential for parisitic and roundworm infections. I do not even suggest sushi during pregnancy despite the quality of the meat of many sushi restaurants. ...Read more

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What foods can you eat when you have the stomach flu?

What foods can you eat when you have the stomach flu?

Stomach Flu: Start w clear liquid like water, slightly flattened soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy & high fat foods. Rest. ...Read more