Prenatal Nutritionists Manning SC

Local resource for prenatal nutritionists in Manning, SC. 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.

Christopher Ray Mitchell, MD
(803) 435-9447
50 E Hospital St Ste 3
Manning, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1996

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Steven B Tollison
(803) 433-0797
21 E Hospital St
Manning, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Robert L Ridgeway
(803) 433-0797
21 E Hospital St
Manning, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Pauline M Anderson, MD
(803) 775-0062
776B W Liberty St
Sumter, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Coll Dublin, Nat'L Univ Of Ireland, Fac Of Med, Dublin
Graduation Year: 1971

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Barney L Williams
(803) 775-8351
115 N Sumter St
Sumter, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dorwin Tillman Moore
(803) 433-7262
1014 Professional Court
Manning, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dorwin Tillman Moore, MD
(803) 435-5240
1014 Professional Ct
Manning, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 1988

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Dr.Pauline Anderson
(803) 774-9650
115 N Sumter St # 110
Sumter, SC
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Coll Dublin, NatL Univ Of Ireland, Fac Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1971
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.9, out of 5 based on 7, reviews.

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Carol B Alan
(803) 774-4500
1278 N Lafayette Dr
Sumter, SC
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Samuel Marvin Riddle, MD
(803) 775-8351
9 Pathfinder Dr
Sumter, SC
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1978

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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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