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"I Gained Fifteen Pounds in my First Trimester!"
Help! You're expected to put on some pounds during pregnancy, but what if that weight comes too fast? Read on to learn what to do if this happens to you. 

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  Is it safe to drink eggnog during pregnancy?

  Traditional homemade eggnog contains eggs, sugar, cream, and whiskey, brandy or rum with a dash of cinnamon or nutmeg. Unpasteurized eggs and alcohol are not recommended during pregnancy so homemade eggnog is also not recommended.

Ready-made eggnog prepared in dairies and sold in local grocery stores are usually pasteurized, which means that harmful bacteria have already been eliminated through a heating process. They are also typically free of alcohol. These pasteurized versions would be safe to drink during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

Tanya Jolliffe, BabyFit healthy eating expert


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