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What kind of food is good for baby health during pregnancy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Dec-2013
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:sir i need few clarification can i go ahead..
User:now my wife is carrying (6th) month.
User:what kind of food is good for baby health as well mother health..
Doctor:At this point of time, the type of food she needs to be eat depend on her body weight and presence other medical illness?
User:basically she can have sea food right.
Doctor:If she has no other medical co-morbidities she needs extra calorie food along with plenty of fruits and vegetables. All non vegetarian food should be properly cooked.
User:earlier she had thyroid in the last visit doctor told its under control.
User:and is it good to have Saffron with milk
Doctor:Sea foods like shelfish, oyster, shark fish mackarel that are high in mercury needs to be avoided/
Doctor:You can use saffron in moderate amount.
Doctor:that's ok, but in excess can cause GI problems.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:GI problems means i did't get sir.
User:in the last visit doctor told that Thyroid is under control...
Doctor:Large amount of saffron can cause stomach upset.
Doctor:Therefore use saffron in moderation.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:she is going to start now , she has not yet started.
User:no more querys
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:Thanks you sir.
User:bye take care..
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