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Diet soda consumption during preganancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can ihelp you
User :   i am pregnant.. about 10 weeks i think and i have a couple questions..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   proceed with your queries
User :   I'm curious how much diet soda I can drink (if any)
User :   and also, my insurance only kicks in on Jan 1st. I havent sen a doctor at all yet. So i will be paying cash for anything I do before Jan 1. What is essential to do right now? Like do I need an ultrasound yet? bloodtests?
Doctor :   is this your first pregnancy
User :   yes
Doctor :   what is your age
User :   24
Doctor :   First thing you need to take Tab folic acid daily
User :   ok
User :   is it bad if i drink diet coke? like once in a while?
Doctor :   you can get the blood tests done little later also
User :   ok great
Doctor :   Have you confirmed the pregnancy through scan or urine test
User :   urine yes
Doctor :   do you have any vomiting, nausea?
User :   nausea yes
Doctor :   eat healthy foods like vegetables, fruits
User :   i only have a few minutes now. can u please tell me if it will harm the baby to drink a small amount of diet coke?
Doctor :   incude dryfruits, 2 glassess of mik with some protein powder daily

Doctor :   you can take diet coke, but instead replace it with fresh fruit juics
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