Prenatal Nutritionists West Point MS

Local resource for prenatal nutritionists in West Point, MS. 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.

Charlotte L W Magnussen, MD
(662) 494-9466
747 Medical Center Dr
West Point, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alberta, Fac Of Med, Edmonton, Alb, Canada
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Clay County Med Ctr, West Point, Ms
Group Practice: West Point Womens Group

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John Garold Shields
(662) 494-9466
747 Medical Center Dr
West Point, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Charlotte Magnussen
(662) 494-9466
747 Medical Center Dr
West Point, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Jan Lanelle Furniss, MD
(662) 323-4427
107 Doctors Park
Starkville, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Oktibbeha County Hospital, Starkville, Ms
Group Practice: Starkville Clinic For Women

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Tommy Cobb
(662) 323-4427
107 Doctors Park
Starkville, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Charlotte Magnussen
(662) 494-9466
747 Medical Center Drive
West Point, MS
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alberta, Fac Of Med, Edmonton, Alb, Canada
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Clay County Med Ctr, West Point, Ms
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Dr.Timothy Whittle
(662) 494-9466
747 Medical Center Drive
West Point, MS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Clay County Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Charles Davis Miles, MD
(662) 327-5902
2031 Highway 45 North South
Columbus, MS
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Baptist Mem Hosp -Golden Tria, Columbus, Ms
Group Practice: Women's Group

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Thomas Pearson
(662) 323-4427
107 Doctors Park
Starkville, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Jan Furniss
(662) 323-4427
107 Doctors Park
Starkville, MS
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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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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