If you are pregnant, taking lots of bread and tea may harm you - Nigerian doctor

If you are pregnant, taking lots of bread and tea may harm you - Nigerian doctor

- Popular online medical practitioner, Dr Olufunmilayo, recently took to his page to school pregnant mothers on how their breakfast staple may be harmful to them

- The doctor said that if a woman is pregnant and she takes a lot of bread and tea, it may be harmful to her

- According to Dr Olufunmilayo, too much bread and tea makes it difficult for the body to absorb iron which may lead to problems for the child

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Being with child is quite different from not being pregnant and it comes with the carrier having to make several changes to their lifestyle, especially their diet.

Many pregnant women have serious cravings for different foods while pregnant but some of these things can cause harm for their unborn child.

Popular online doctor, Olufunmilayo, recently took to his Twitter page to school expectant mothers on how their much-loved breakfast staple can cause harm for their baby.

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If you are pregnant, taking lots of bread and tea may harm you - Nigerian doctor

According to the doctor, consuming too much bread and tea may be harmful. Photo: @mr.hantakali_nepal / IG
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According to the doctor, consuming too much bread and tea may be harmful to them because it can make it hard for the body to absorb iron.

He explained further that iron deficiency during pregnancy can cause premature delivery, lead to the child being tiny or the death of the child either before or after delivery.

See his tweet below:

In another post, the doctor explained that pregnancy already causes low blood levels for many women and that some of them have to be placed on iron tablets.

He then said that tea and coffee are already known for making it hard for the body to absorb iron and that taking the beverage with bread makes the impact worse.

The doctor advised that bread and tea consumption should be cut down during pregnancy.

See his tweets below for more details:

Interesting.

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