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Am I ok to be drinking lots of pineapple juice?

(9 Posts)
staryeyed Thu 02-Oct-08 12:13:40

Im 11 weeks. Its really the only liquid I can bare at the moment due to bad MS.

titfortwat Thu 02-Oct-08 12:16:54

I has a craving for anything pineapple while pregnant with DD

EffiePerine Thu 02-Oct-08 12:20:31

yes - I think it's fresh pineapple that you can use to bring on labour, and you'd need to eat a lot of it to have any effect

staryeyed Thu 02-Oct-08 12:29:25


surprisenumber3 Thu 02-Oct-08 12:31:48

I had a thread last week about the copious amounts of orange juice I was drinking - this week the thought of it makes me heave

ceedub Thu 02-Oct-08 15:38:13

how funny, the only think I've had any kind of craving for is fresh pineapple. I looked it up and it's a good source of manganese, vitamin C and vitamin B1.

DeJaVous Thu 02-Oct-08 15:39:53

It's the core of the pineapple (the hard almost inedible bit) that contains the hormone that is said to bring on labour.

Juice should be fine.

Kalikaroo Thu 02-Oct-08 17:31:44

I've also been craving pineapple juice but found that even in small amounts it really made me want to wee even more than usual. DH (who's a scientist) says that the enzymes in pineapple have a diuretic (sp?) effect, just like coffee or alcohol.

Still love it though grin

countingto10 Thu 02-Oct-08 17:42:41

I had a thing for tinned peaches in juice whilst suffering from MS - obviously meeting a need for sugar and hydrating as well.

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