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Healthy Pregnancy Diet Guidelines

By EatingWell Editors

Steps for a healthy pregnancy.

Carefully evaluate alternative remedies

Often, herbal products are advertised as “natural” remedies for pregnancy-related discomfort, such as morning sickness, and when your stomach never feels settled, anything that promises to cure queasiness sounds fabulous. Be warned: Very few randomized, clinical trials have examined the safety and efficacy of alternative therapies during pregnancy. Many herbal and botanical products may not be safe to take while you’re pregnant or breastfeeding. Talk with your doctor before using any herbal products (even herbal teas).

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