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Dr. Warren Foster
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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 drinking hot water good for a pregnant woman?

Is drinking hot water good for a pregnant woman?

Food Myths: There is no 'good' or 'bad' to drinking hot water or not when one is pregnant. ...Read more

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Im 4 months pregnate and I've had a headache for the past week I've been drinking lots of water, and I've tried Tylenol (acetaminophen) but nothing's helping. ?

Im 4 months pregnate and I've had a headache for the past week I've been drinking lots of water, and I've tried Tylenol (acetaminophen) but nothing's helping. ?

Balanced diet: Don't take pain medications,they higher risk of miscariage,Maybe you don't eat enough food? Lack of glucose can cause headache,you lack glucose because the baby is taking glucose from your body for cell division. ...Read more

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My stomach gets big when drinking water or eating a meal what can i do i look really pregeant?

My stomach gets big when drinking water or eating a meal what can i do i look really pregeant?

Try smaller amounts: Try to vary how much you drink at one time to see if this improves the symptoms. Sometimes gentle exercise after eating or drinking can help with bloating. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink hot water from the tap?

Is it safe to drink hot water from the tap?

Hot tap water: http://www.berkeleywellness.com/healthy-eating/food-safety/article/hot-tap-water-safe-drink http://www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/tips/water.htm Apparently there may be lead in the pipes ( not banned till 1986) and more likely to leach with hot water. So use cold water , heat in micorwave ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of drinking cold water instead of hot water?

What are the health benefits of drinking cold water instead of hot water?

Traditional Chinese: medicine would encourage room temp water. http://www.medicaldaily.com/health-benefits-warm-water-6-ways-drinking-warm-water-can-heal-your-body-282218 ...Read more

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Does drinking hot water during pregnancy affect the baby?

TCM: From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex ; come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm.Wordpress.Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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Which one is better, drinking cold or hot water during pregnancy?

Atlhough you can: Drink hot or cold water while pregnant; from a traditional chinese medicine perspective - room temperature is optimal. The concepts are a little complex & come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm.Wordpress.Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more

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