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Nutrition and Fertility:  An Overview for Men
Nutrition and Fertility: An Overview for Men
Women often concentrate on things that they can do to get pregnant once they've decided to become pregnant. Their partners can also change a few things to up their fertility. Read on to see how what a man eats might affect pregnancy plans. 

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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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