Food & Nutrition

14 Foods Meghan Markle Won’t Be Allowed to Eat While Pregnant

Unpasteurized juices kina8/Shutterstock When fruits and vegetables are peeled, cut, or fresh-squeezed, harmful bacteria that may be on the skin of the produce can spread to the inside, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. That includes Toxoplasma, a parasite found on unwashed fruits and vegetables; this parasite can be particularly harmful to moms-to-be […]

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Using Marijuana While Pregnant or Breastfeeding

As marijuana (cannabis) gains legal status and cultural acceptance state by state, important questions about who should be using the drug are becoming more pressing. Recently, a major medical organization announced its stance on marijuana use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding: It’s not a good idea. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is officially recommending […]

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Updated: These Twins Both Had Miscarriages, Were Pregnant at the Same Time, and Just had Babies on the Same Day

Update: After experiencing miscarriages, identical twins Jalynne Crawford and Janelle Leopoldo were thrilled to discover last year that they were both pregnant with baby boys. On June 18, the twins welcomed their babies just a few hours apart at the same hospital. The babies were even delivered by the same doctor. While the twins don't […]