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Is stevia, splenda, or nectresse (erythritol, sugar, monk fruit extract, molasses) or aspartame safe during pregnancy?

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Dr. David Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Generally yes

There is no specific problem w/aspartame in pregnancy according to the nih.
It does not cross the placenta, and is not a risk to you unless you have phenylketonuria - a rare genetic disorder. However, it is always prudent to limit all meds, supplements and the like during pregnancy except as instructed by your ob>.

In brief: Generally yes

There is no specific problem w/aspartame in pregnancy according to the nih.
It does not cross the placenta, and is not a risk to you unless you have phenylketonuria - a rare genetic disorder. However, it is always prudent to limit all meds, supplements and the like during pregnancy except as instructed by your ob>.
Dr. David Sneid
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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Preferable though to use sugar rather than all substitutes. This is from an Ayurveda standpoint, which is a very ancient art that is being revived back.
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