Yes, with caution
Waxgourd - also known as...
Wax Gourd, Winter melon, White gourd, Winter gourd, Tallow gourd, Chinese preserving melon, Ash gourd
What caution should I take with eating waxgourd when pregnant?

On the whole, waxgourd is a great addition to your pregnancy diet. It is rich in folate, preventing neural tube defects such as spina bifida in newborns. Additionally, its rich antioxidant content helps to eliminate free radicals and improves the immune system of expecting mothers. Also known as winter melon, this vegetable is rich in Vitamin B2, which helps prevent headaches during pregnancy. However, pregnant women should exercise caution and not eat this vegetable in excess as winter melon is a cold vegetable that may cause discomfort in the digestive system for some.

Good Source of...
  • Calcium
  • Fiber
  • Folate
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B5
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin C

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