Prenatal Nutritionists Douglas GA

Local resource for prenatal nutritionists in Douglas, GA. Includes detailed information on local nutritionists that provide access to micronutrients, folic acid, protein, calcium, vitamins, pregnancy weight gain information, nutrition supplements, pregnancy diet information, and prenatal nutrition supplements, as well as advice and content on pregnancy fitness.

Oasis Medesthetics
(912) 384-2555
610 Madison Ave N
Douglas, GA

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Bradley Gordon Goldberg, MD
(912) 384-2500
100 Doctors Dr Ste 201
Douglas, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: Dorminy Med Ctr, Fitzgerald, Ga
Group Practice: Coffee Womens Ctr

Data Provided By:
Mahendra G Amin
(912) 384-6630
1022 West Bryan St
Douglas, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Meridith Harper, MD
(229) 386-1528
PO Box 1366
Douglas, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1971

Data Provided By:
Cheng Hsiung Lin
(912) 384-8800
221 Shirley Ave
Douglas, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Barbara B Williams, DO
100 Doctors Dr Ste 201
Douglas, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Sch Of Osteo Med, Lewisburg Wv 24901
Graduation Year: 1998

Data Provided By:
Steven Charles Diamond, MD
(912) 389-1558
100 Doctors Dr Ste 202
Douglas, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1991

Data Provided By:
Cheng-Hsiung Lin, MD
(912) 384-8800
221 Shirley Ave
Douglas, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Taipei Med Coll, Taipei, Taiwan (385-04 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1966

Data Provided By:
Bradley Gordon Goldberg
(912) 384-2500
2010 Ocilla Rd
Douglas, GA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Mahendrakumar Amin, MD
1022 Bryan St W
Douglas, GA
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, South Gujarat Univ, Surat, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1977

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Conflicting Messages on What to Eat When Pregnant

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Conflicting reports about safe levels of mercury in fish have a majority of pregnant women eliminating the food from their diet altogether. In a recent study, Nancy Childs, Ph.D., professor of food marketing at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia and research colleagues, warned this decreased consumption of fish among childbearing, pregnant and lactating women, and young children is likely to have detrimental consequences to public health.

Pregnant women often receive fragmented messages about what foods to avoid during their pregnancies. One of the most confusing health messages for women is the recommended guidelines for eating fish. In fact, conflicting reports about safe levels of mercury in fish have a majority of pregnant women eliminating the food from their diet altogether.

In a recent study, Nancy Childs, Ph.D., professor of food marketing at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia and research colleagues, warned this decreased consumption of fish among childbearing, pregnant and lactating women, and young children is likely to have detrimental consequences to public health.

"It is conservatively estimated that 73 percent, or two million women, may not be consuming enough low-mercury fish during their pregnancy," notes Childs. "By decreasing the amount of fish they eat, rather than just minimizing their consumption of the large fish, pregnant women are missing the advantages of this low fat, high protein component of a healthy diet ."

"There is much evidence that the consumption of fish, in particular, the n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease ," she continues. "Fish is also beneficial to the cognitive development of the fetal and infant brain."

In 2004, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration issued a joint advisory to pregnant and nursing women warning that excessive consumption of high mercury fish can have dangerous neurological consequences to infants and young children. Methylmercury, the toxic metal found in all fish, is present at the highest levels among swordfish, shark, bluefin mackerel, tilefish and tuna.

"It's really about which fish, how much is eaten, and who is consuming the fish that's important. The ideal message will encourage the replacement of high mercury fish with low mercury fish," says Child...

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