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Is it safe to drink diet shakes while I am pregnant?
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Dr. Mircea Petrina
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
But beware of calories!

In brief: Yes
But beware of calories!
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Dr. Terrence Harris
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes
If by "diet shake" you mean one using sugar substitutes like nutrasweet or splenda, then in moderation these are safe.
If the diet shake contains a lot of extra ingredients (such as multiple herbal ingredients), then for the most part we don't really know how these affect pregnancy. Most importantly, dieting in order to lose weight is not recommended in pregnancy, no matter the type of shake.

In brief: Yes
If by "diet shake" you mean one using sugar substitutes like nutrasweet or splenda, then in moderation these are safe.
If the diet shake contains a lot of extra ingredients (such as multiple herbal ingredients), then for the most part we don't really know how these affect pregnancy. Most importantly, dieting in order to lose weight is not recommended in pregnancy, no matter the type of shake.
Dr. Terrence Harris
Dr. Terrence Harris
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