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Can pregnants consume bitter gourd?

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Dr. Randy Baker
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In brief: Possible miscarriage

It is thought that eating a large amount of bitter melon might cause miscarriage or pre-term labor.
Many women do have some in pregnancy without ill effects but it might be wise to avoid. See http://naturalmedicinejournal.Com/article_content.Asp?Edition=1;section=2;article=371 ; http://ehealthforum.Com/health/dangers-of-bittergourd-during-pregnancy-t371406-a1.Html.

In brief: Possible miscarriage

It is thought that eating a large amount of bitter melon might cause miscarriage or pre-term labor.
Many women do have some in pregnancy without ill effects but it might be wise to avoid. See http://naturalmedicinejournal.Com/article_content.Asp?Edition=1;section=2;article=371 ; http://ehealthforum.Com/health/dangers-of-bittergourd-during-pregnancy-t371406-a1.Html.
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