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Is it safe to eat candy while pregnant?

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Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

In moderation. Preg metabolism is slow and weight easy to gain hard to loose.

In brief: Yes

In moderation. Preg metabolism is slow and weight easy to gain hard to loose.
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

The calories in candy should be incorporated in your overall dietary and caloric needs.
It is safe because the developing baby will not be affected by whatever candy you eat.

In brief: Yes

The calories in candy should be incorporated in your overall dietary and caloric needs.
It is safe because the developing baby will not be affected by whatever candy you eat.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Mostly yes but

Depends on whether the candy has anything in it that might be toxic to baby.
Most are not but i recall a few that have significant amounts of caffeine in them & any excess could bother baby.Consumption near the time of birth could cause an excessively jittery of fussy baby. Sugar by itself can lead to blood sugar problems in some moms & effect the baby in return.

In brief: Mostly yes but

Depends on whether the candy has anything in it that might be toxic to baby.
Most are not but i recall a few that have significant amounts of caffeine in them & any excess could bother baby.Consumption near the time of birth could cause an excessively jittery of fussy baby. Sugar by itself can lead to blood sugar problems in some moms & effect the baby in return.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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