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05 Aug 2008

soft drinks
hi. im 30 weeks pregnant and wanted to know if its worth it consuming soft drinks thrice a day for three days.lately i crave a lot of soft drinks but do drink my 6 glasses of water a day, i only wanted to know if this will harm my baby as im not too sure whether what im doing is rite or wrong. Zeerah
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Zeerah

It is unlikely that the soft drinks will have any short term or long-term effect on the pregnancy or the foetus. However if you have gestational diabetes or are prone to such then I would advise you to refrain.



Answered by: Dr M.I. Cassim
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