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Is watermelon safe for consumption during pregnancy?

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Posted on Fri, 24 Aug 2018
Question: Hi doc, my sister is 2 months pregnant. Can she eat watermelon now? Is it safe? What about grapes?
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma (44 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Safe in pregnancy

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

Yes, she can eat watermelon and grapes.
All fruits and vegetables are safe in pregnancy except papaya, which is not considered suitable in pregnancy.

Take Care!
Dr. Deepti Verma,
OBGYN
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Is watermelon safe for consumption during pregnancy?

Brief Answer: Safe in pregnancy Detailed Answer: Hello, Yes, she can eat watermelon and grapes. All fruits and vegetables are safe in pregnancy except papaya, which is not considered suitable in pregnancy. Take Care! Dr. Deepti Verma, OBGYN