MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
9 years experience
You correctly answered out of 5 questions
It's okay to have an occasional glass of wine during pregnancy.
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The March of Dimes (MOD) reports that every sip of alcohol during pregnancy can increase your baby's risk of birth defects and mental retardation. There is no "safe" level of alcohol consumption when you're pregnant.
It is recommended that most pregnant women take vitamin supplements, including folic acid, iron, and calcium.
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According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), calcium and iron are essential for the health of both mother and baby. Most women need supplements to maintain adequate levels of these minerals.
A pregnant woman should eat how many extra calories per day?
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When you are pregnant, you need about 300 calories more per day than you usually eat, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
A woman of average weight should gain how many pounds during her pregnancy?
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ACOG reports that the average-sized woman gains 25 to 35 pounds during pregnancy. Significantly more or less weight gain could be a result of poor eating habits.
Folic acid, a key nutrient for the growth of your baby, can be found in which foods?
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Women should have 0.4 milligrams a day of folic acid to help prevent neural tube defects, according to the National Women's Health Information Center (NWHIC). This vitamin can be found in many food sources, including spinach, collard and turnip greens, romaine lettuce, broccoli, asparagus, whole-grain breads and cereals, citrus fruits and juices, organ meats (such as liver), peas, and beans.