What would you suggest the protein intake for a pregnant woman?

Hello. Thank you for your informative website. One question. What would you suggest the protein intake for a pregnant woman? Thanks for your attention. Check it out yourself on the Healthy Body Calculator! Put in your age, gender, height, weight and check "pregnant". Your Nutrition Facts will include the extra nutrients you need during pregnancy...

I began taking a colloidal mineral supplement daily and am pregnant.

I recently began taking a colloidal mineral supplement daily. I heard the tape "Dead Doctors Don't Lie" by Dr. Joel Wallach. Now I find I am pregnant. I am looking for information concerning taking these supplements during the pregnancy. I would appreciate any advice you can give me. Thank you. Colloidal minerals are molecules of...

My wife and I are expecting triplets, but concerned that she can’t eat as much as recommended.

Hi. My wife Cyndee and I are expecting triplets! We're excited, but concerned that Cyndee can't seem to eat as much as is recommended in the literature we've received from the "Triplet Connection." During her first pregnancy Cyndee didn't have any problems with nausea, but this time it is much different (it took 3...

I’m 3 months pregnant and have gained 9 pounds in 2 months.

I'm 3 months pregnant and have gained 9 pounds in 2 months. I'm not sure what I should eat. Fruits, especially citrus fruits are good, aren't they? My doctor gave me a list with haddock and whitefish on it. I don't eat those. What should I eat? You should slow your weight gain as you...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with infertility?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with infertility? The Women's Health dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association specializes in working with infertility. You can find a dietitian at the American Dietetic Association. Include your zip code or city/state, the type of service you want (individual consultation) and expertise.

Where can I find a dietitian who works with breastfeeding women?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with breastfeeding women? The Women's Health dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics specializes in working with breastfeeding women. Many dietitians are breastfeeding consultants in state public health agencies. You can find a Find a dietitian on the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include...

My husband & I are trying to conceive and read that B6 vitamin can help increase cervical mucus. Is this true?

My question is regarding the B6 Vitamin. My husband & I are trying to conceive. I'm looking for the "natural" signs prior to ovulation. I read that the B6 vitamin if taking approximately 200 milligrams per day can help increase the cervical mucus. Is this true? Thanks in advance!! Intakes of pyridoxine above 100 milligrams for...

My doctor told me I should gain 20 to 24 pounds during my pregnancy and was on a diet to lose weight.

My doctor told me I should gain 20 to 24 pounds during my pregnancy. I just found out I'm pregnant and I was on a diet to lose weight. So far, I have lost 10 pounds and I'm discouraged that I have to gain again. Listen to your doctor. He/she can guide you through your...

I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Disease (PCOS), told to lose weight and given the pill.

Although I certainly agree with you that testimonials are no way to practice science or choose a diet, I'd like to share with you my experiences. Last year, after severely injuring my back, I finally decided to get help to lose weight. I am a 5'4"34-year-old female whose weight began ballooning at the age...

What is the fat content of human milk?

What is the fat content of human milk? Would you have a reference for this? Human milk has 1.3 gms of fat per fluid ounce and 11 grams in 1 cup (USDA Survey database). Human milk is perfect for little humans whereas cows milk is better for little cows. The American Academy of Pediatrics now...

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