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Vitamins and diet during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Please let me know your name and your specilization
User :   How are you I spoke to you couple of hours back
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   pregnancy over 35
User :   so are u free now
Doctor :   and its risks
Doctor :   yes
User :   yeah yeah I do rembeber
User :   Well as such I have no problems till now
Doctor :   ok
User :   Probably I shpuld not have alos "TOUCH WOOD"
Doctor :   i didnt get you
User :   I had asked u one question how does the Capsule THRIVE help in pregancy.
User :   R U there
User :   I wanted an answer for this question
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u mean vitamin tablets isit
User :   Please reply back on "THRIVE"
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please type in small letters
User :   I think so yes but it is for the development of the brain of the child.
User :   ok
Doctor :   it is vitamin tablet
User :   I just wanted to clarify on this.
User :   Okay thanks a lot.
Doctor :   sure
User :   bye bye have a nice day.
Doctor :   r u there
User :   yes I am
Doctor :   hese pregnancy vitamins are as beneficial as traditional pregnancy vitamins
User :   any questions from your side
Doctor :   Most pregnant women know they require additional vitamins, but many discover that during the first three months when pregnancy vitamins are the most essential, they are unable to ingest traditional pregnancy vitamins
User :   bye bye
Doctor :   Yes, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
User :   okay not aproblem
User :   I would like to know about a healthy diet.
Doctor :   during pregnancy is it
User :   What is a balanced diet not during pregnancy
Doctor :   Folic acid is the most vital nutrient pregnant women need. This is needed for the development of baby's nervous system, especially in the first few weeks. Folic acid is a B vitamin that helps prevent neural tube defects (defects of the spine, brain, or their coverings) and other birth defects like cleft lip and congenital heart disease
Doctor :   this is the reason why vitamin is given
Doctor :   i mean folic acid
Doctor :   now diet
User :   okay I got it not a problem
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns.
User :   I know we need about 1500 calories per day for a normal human
Doctor :   u can get the diet advise here
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   A total up to a total of 2,200 or 2,800 calories is essential for a healthy pregnancy.
Doctor :   yes in case of women
User :   But per meal is it not 500 calories for a normal person
User :   I am not talking about pergancy any more.
Doctor :   u can get complete diet advise
User :   Yeah docotor advice me.
User :   Okay.
Doctor :   yes normal diet advise from the dietician
Doctor :   from the above link
Doctor :   ok
User :   How about a diabetic person
Doctor :   less of rice and carbohydrates
User :   What do's and don'ts to be eaten
Doctor :   more of wheat based products
User :   okay
Doctor :   one needs to consume food in small divided doses
User :   How about Soyabean is it good for diabetic
Doctor :   rather than taking in three times
Doctor :   for complete diet advise
Doctor :   u can consult a dietician as i told beofre
Doctor :   anything else u would like to know about
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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