With all the nut allergy talk that's been going on for the last decade, it's hard to separate fact from...
With all the nut allergy talk that's been going on for the last decade, it's hard to separate fact from fiction. I've heard some women question if what they eat during pregnancy can affect their baby, either in the womb or in the future.

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In a way, you can affect your baby with how and what you eat during pregnancy. You should eat healthy for the best possible birth experience and healthy baby. However, thinking you may cause an allergy to your baby in the womb is unfounded (for now). One or two studies have noted that if your partner or you are allergic to nuts, than exposing your baby to nuts could cause a risk of allergy development. Overall, it's safe to eat nuts so long as your body is ok with it. I think that our pregnant bodies tell us what to do anyhow, if we listen. I bet that's why pregnant women quit smoking so much easier than the general population. Our bodies tell us to quit for the well-being of our baby. My friend loves potatoes, but during her pregnancy she felt sick whenever she ate them. Later it turns out that her daughter cannot stand potatoes in any shape or form, so our bodies do help us out. To learn more about your healthy pregnancy diet read:

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