lucozade

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  1. bump+1

    bump+1 Active Member

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    hello me again!

    i was wondering lucozade could harm the baby!

    norma
     
  2. Urchin

    Urchin Well-Known Member

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    I wondered the same thing, I don't think there's anything in it that could harm the baby, not like other energy/caffeine drinks anyway. I had a small bottle the other day when I was really thirsty, I would say, like most things, it'd be fine in moderation.
     
  3. sasha715

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    my midwife recommended it for me.. i tend to get headaches when i dont eat alot of sugar although m,y sugar levels are fine think im just too used to choc! so i used to have a small bottle of lucazade every day. just sipped it thru the day and it kept the headaches away! i have one now if im planning to go out during the day as i get very tired nowadays! im taking some to the hospital with me!
     
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    My midwife actually recomends taking lucozade with you for the delivery, to keep you hydrated and keep your energy levels up for the birth!
     
  5. Sunshine

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    Hi Norma

    In my first pregnancy I had a glucose tolerance test at my local hospital. Instead of the usual glucose drink that they give most patients they gave all the pregnant ladies lucozade to drink - it's a lot nicer taste! When I went back to test again after I had given birth I had to suffer the glucose drink with everybody else - YUCK!! I'm sure they would not have gotten me to drink it if it wasn't safe for the baby. Unfortunately, due to my gestational diabetes I have to avoid it now and stick to diet drinks - they're just not the same!

    Sunshine
     

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