In the first few weeks of pregnancy, folic acid helps the embryonic neural tube, the precursor to your baby’s brain and spinal cord, to properly close. It also…

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For most normal-weight pregnant women, the right amount of calories is: About 1,800 calories per day during the first trimester. About 2,200 calories per day during the second…

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You can carry out most pregnancy tests from the first day of a missed period. If you don’t know when your next period is due, do the test…

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Try to avoid sitting in the same position for more than 30 minutes. At work, adjust your chair height and work station so you can sit up close…

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Because caffeine is a stimulant, it increases your blood pressure and heart rate, both of which are not recommended during pregnancy. Caffeine also increases the frequency of urination….

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Just heat that meat up. It needs to be steaming, or 165 degrees F. If you get your sub toasted, that’s fine, too. Can I have a Subway…

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During pregnancy, wrap the long band underneath your stomach and for light support, or double the short band over it for extra compression. After delivery, you can fasten…

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A fall in hemoglobin levels during pregnancy is caused by a greater expansion of plasma volume compared with the increase in red cell volume. This disproportion between the…

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cream. fromage frais. sour cream. cheeses, such as cheddar and parmesan, feta, ricotta, mascarpone, cream cheese, cottage cheese and cheese spreads. What creams are not safe during pregnancy?…

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How long can a miscarried fetus stay in the body? Will I Need Medications or Surgery? After a miscarriage, any remaining tissue from the pregnancy should pass from…

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