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Unformatted text preview: all be A pregnant women. It does not benefit the mother’s It or fetus’s health and may have unpleasant maternal side effects. unpleasant Vitamin A Vitamin A supplementation Vitamin (intake greater than 700 micrograms) (intake might be teratogenic and therefore it should be avoided. it Liver and liver products may also contain high levels of vitamin A, consumption of these products should also be avoided. also C Vitamin D There is insufficient evidence to There evaluate the effectiveness of vitamin D in pregnancy. In the absence of evidence of In benefit, vitamin D supplementation should not be offered routinely to pregnant women. pregnant A Food­acquired Food­acquired infections :Reduce the risk of Listeriosis by Reduce Drinking only pasteurized or UHT Drinking milk milk Not eating mould-ripened soft cheese (there is no risk with hard cheeses such as Cheddar, and processed cheese). cheese). Not eating uncooked or undercooked Not D ready-prepared meals. ready-prepared Reduce the risk of :Salmonella infection by Salmonella Avoiding raw or partially cooked Avoiding eggs or food that may contain them (such as mayonnaise). (such Avoiding raw or partially cooked Avoiding meat, especially poultry. poultry D Prescribed medicines Prescribed medicines Few medicines have Few been established as safe to use in pregnancy. D pregnancy. Prescribed medicines Prescription medicines should be used as little as possible during pregnancy possible and should be limited to limited circumstances where the benefit outweighs the risk. D benefit Exercise in pregnancy Exercise in pregnancy Beginning or continuing a Beginning moderate course of moderate exercise during pregnancy is not associated with adverse outcomes. A adverse Sexual intercourse in pregnancy in Sexual intercourse in Sexual pregnancy is not known to be associated with any adverse outcomes.B any Alcohol in pregnancy Alcohol in pregnancy Excess alcohol has an adverse Excess effect on the fetus. Therefore it is suggested that Therefore women stop or at least limit alcohol consumption to no more than one stan...
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