Prenatal Nutritionists Laurinburg NC

Local resource for prenatal nutritionists in Laurinburg, NC. 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.

Rowland Nutrition Site
(910) 422-9717
111 E Main St
Rowland, NC
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Thomas Franklin Henley, MD
(336) 854-8800
801 Sherbrooke Cir
Laurinburg, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital, Greensboro, Nc; Wesley Long Community Hospital, Greensboro, Nc
Group Practice: Greensboro Ob Gyn Assoc

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Janet E Harris-Hicks
(910) 277-3331
105 Mcalpine Ln
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Michelle A Confer, MD
(336) 243-2431
105 McAlpine Ln
Laurinburg, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Languages
English
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Lexington Memorial Hospital, Lexington, Nc
Group Practice: Womens Center Lexington

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Dr.JOHN NOBLES
(843) 479-8357
1007 Cheraw Street
Bennettsville, SC
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Harvey David Kohn, MD
(910) 277-1981
505 E Lauchwood Dr
Laurinburg, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Toronto, Fac Of Med, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Scotland Memorial Hospital, Laurinburg, Nc
Group Practice: Carolina Ob-Gyn

Data Provided By:
John Karl Mahon, MD
(910) 266-9882
601 E Lauchwood Dr
Laurinburg, NC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Maternal & Fetal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1972

Data Provided By:
Linda K Mitchell-Frye
(910) 277-3331
105 Mcalpine Ln
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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John R Nobles
(843) 479-8357
1007 Cheraw St
Bennettsville, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Kathleen E Heer, DO
(843) 479-9990
1040 Marlboro Way Ste 1
Bennettsville, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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