IUGR has various causes. The most common cause is a problem in the placenta (the tissue that carries food and blood to the baby). Birth defects and genetic…

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Bottom line. You can enjoy bacon safely during pregnancy. Just make sure to cook it thoroughly, until it’s steaming hot. Avoid ordering bacon at a restaurant because you…

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Looking at the severe consequences that jumping can have on pregnant women, experts do not recommend jumping, skipping, and other such activities during pregnancy. Can jumping cause miscarriage…

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Changing hormone levels around ovulation may cause sore nipples or tender breasts. However, this is not necessarily a sign of ovulation or pregnancy. Everybody is different, and breast…

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No, it’s not safe to drink raw (unpasteurized) milk or anything made with raw milk during pregnancy. During pasteurization, dairy products are heated to a high temperature to…

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However, these medications taken by women can interfere with ovulation if taken around the time of ovulation. Acetaminophen (Tylenol and extra-strength Tylenol) is a safer alternative to NSAIDS…

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Pregnant women have previously been advised to avoid eating raw or lightly cooked eggs due to a risk of salmonella. The new report shows that there has been…

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Apples. Apples are high in fiber and are a good source of vitamin C. Plus, they contain vitamin A, potassium, and pectin. Pectin is a prebiotic that feeds…

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Most experts agree that caffeine is safe during pregnancy if limited to 200 mg or less per day. This equals about 1–2 cups (240–580 mL) of coffee or…

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However, some cheeses aren’t safe to eat, because they are more likely to grow bacteria such as listeria, which may harm your unborn baby. Soft, mould-ripened cheeses, such…

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