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Is it bad to drink cinnamon tea when your pregnant?

Is it bad to drink cinnamon tea when your pregnant?

Cinnamon Tea: It is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary, hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, anise or sage tea. Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. Ginger, lime, barley, peppermint and thyme tea are safe during pregnancy. Avoid cinnamon unless about to deliver. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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When pregnant, is it ok to drink chocolate milk instead of milk? This is because i personally don't like milk too much.

When pregnant, is it ok to drink chocolate milk instead of milk? This is because i personally don't like milk too much.

Watch your calories: Chocolate milk is safe and delicious in pregnancy, but is higher in fat and sugar than plain milk. Just be sure to not go crazy with it. The average extra caloric intake needed is 150 cal per day, which is not a lot. If you gain too much weight too fast, you put yourself at risk of various pregnancy complications including gestational diabetes. ...Read more

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I drink redbull i'm pregnant but i crave it. Is it bad and why?

I drink redbull i'm pregnant but i crave it. Is it bad and why?

):: The american pregnancy association stated "caffeine is a stimulant and is not recommended during pregnancy. Caffeine can increase your blood pressure and heart rate and can lead to dehydration." red bull is not just caffeine it is like a tasmanian devil on caffeine. If you elect to use caffeine during pregnancy it should be moderate use or less. ...Read more

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When my bf suck my breast, we found some milk drops. I m not pregnant neither got any baby yet so why it happen to me or it is a bad signal?

Probably not: Suckling of the breast may produce milk even in non-pregnant women, especially if it's done often enough. This is probably normal but if worried, women should see their doctor. A simple blood test can tell whether or not a problem exists with milk production. ...Read more

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Is caffeine really bad when you are pregnant?

Is caffeine really bad when you are pregnant?

Not usually: Normal amounts of caffeine in the diet is not considered harmful to a pregnancy. However, there has been one study that showed a slightly increased risk for miscarriage in women who drank over 8 cups of coffee each day during the first trimester. As in most dietary concerns, moderation is key. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink gatorade when breastfeeding?

Is it bad to drink gatorade when breastfeeding?

Not necessarily: I find it a bit heavy in free sugar to recommend in general but occasional use is fine. Your system will sort out the components and only pass on to baby the nutrients s/he needs. ...Read more

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My baby is 4 months and I am barley producing any milk when i pump, why is that?

My baby is 4 months and I am barley producing any milk when i pump, why is that?

Your milk: Supply has diminished. You can try to nurse every two hours and drink plenty of fluids to help with production. Fenugreek seeds have shown to increase milk production by 900%! it will not improve low production if both breasts are not completely drained every two to three hours. Worth a try. If not , formulas are readily available. ...Read more

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Im 8 weeks pregnant.My husband is allergic to egg whites and milk.Now when i eat these it upsets my stomach never has before. Is it because of baby?

Im 8 weeks pregnant.My husband is allergic to egg whites and milk.Now when i eat these it upsets my stomach never has before. Is it because of baby?

Reflux: You may have reflux from food when you are pregnant, although at 8 weeks it is a bit early. Allergies are not contagious, so you are not going to get your husband's allergies. ...Read more

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Why is it bad to drink cola when you have breast fibroadenoma?

Why is it bad to drink cola when you have breast fibroadenoma?

Breast pain: A fibroadenoma is a benign mass. You have fibrocystic changes which is why your clinician told you to avoid cola and other caffeine containing foods (coffee, tea, iced tea, chocolate). Avoiding cola will decrease the pain and lumpiness in your breast. If you were told to avoid cola for a fibroadenoma, then i recommend you seek out a breast specialist for a second opinion. ...Read more

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Is almond milk ok to drink when having heartburn?

Is almond milk ok to drink when having heartburn?

Maalox or Mylanta: Why not just cut right to the chase, and take maalox. Your choice of almond milk won't harm your heartburn, & might give you mild relief as will any type of food, but better: maalox, mylanta, gaviscon or any generic liquid antacid-- which are actual medication to combat heartburn. ...Read more

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