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Is it safe to eat a vegetarian diet during pregnancy?

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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Vegetarians can have a perfectly normal pregnancy.
There are considerations. You should make sure you get enough protein in your diet to accommodate your growing baby. Generally, we recommend talking to a nutritionist early on or before pregnancy to get an idea of the changes you will need to make.

In brief: Yes

Vegetarians can have a perfectly normal pregnancy.
There are considerations. You should make sure you get enough protein in your diet to accommodate your growing baby. Generally, we recommend talking to a nutritionist early on or before pregnancy to get an idea of the changes you will need to make.
Dr. Megan Bird
Dr. Megan Bird
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Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Bariatrics

In brief: Why

Why would you want to be a vegetarian now? I see no problems but if you are doing it for weight during your pregnancy i would ask your obgyn.
.Do not diet during your pregnancy!

In brief: Why

Why would you want to be a vegetarian now? I see no problems but if you are doing it for weight during your pregnancy i would ask your obgyn.
.Do not diet during your pregnancy!
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
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