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Question:

From New Jersey, USA:

What artificial sweeteners are okay for use during pregnancy and what amount is safe? I like saccharin, but I have heard it is not safe during pregnancy.

Answer:

I would recommend using aspartame as a sweetener. Studies have not shown any effects on the fetus. Use only enough to make your foods or drinks sweet to taste.

OWJ

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Original posting 22 Oct 2000
Posted to Family Planning and Meal Planning, Food and Diet

  
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