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01 Dec 2004

Good day Doctor

I would like know I am 38 years of age and I am 4 weeks pregnant
would you be so kind and please let me know what foods are good for me and what are the no so good. I have had a miscarrage before.

Thanking you
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Cas
Congratulations on your pregnancy. I am sorry to hear about your miscarriage. Except for unpasteurised milk and cheeses made from such milk, which may cause Brucellosis, that is associated with loss of the foetus, most other foods are perfectly safe. Do not, however, take any medications, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamin and mineral supplements (danger of vitamin A and D toxicity), or herbal remedies without first consulting your doctor or gynae. Click on 'Diet' at the top of this page and then on 'Eating throughout life' and read all the articles on pregnancy.
Wishing you all the best for a successful pregnancy
Best regards
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