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Will the baby have higher than normal blood pressure from my high salt diet?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Try to avoid a high salt diet though.

In brief: No

Try to avoid a high salt diet though.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: High salt

50F asks; Will the baby have higher than normal blood pressure from my high salt diet? ANS: that depends if your baby has salt sensitive high blood pressure.
Experiments in rats show that a high salt diet in the mother increases BP in the pups. But this may not apply to you. Difficult to measure BP in a newborn as well.

In brief: High salt

50F asks; Will the baby have higher than normal blood pressure from my high salt diet? ANS: that depends if your baby has salt sensitive high blood pressure.
Experiments in rats show that a high salt diet in the mother increases BP in the pups. But this may not apply to you. Difficult to measure BP in a newborn as well.
Dr. Clarence Grim
Dr. Clarence Grim
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Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Bariatrics

In brief: No

Medical literature want you to cut your salt out as much as possible.
Ask your obstetrician gynecologist what he feels is necessary for you...

In brief: No

Medical literature want you to cut your salt out as much as possible.
Ask your obstetrician gynecologist what he feels is necessary for you...
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
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