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Is it safe to have Kefir during pregnancy?

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Can pregnant women have kefir?

Kefir - also known as 

Milk kefir, búlgaros
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A fermented drink made by adding grains of kefir to pasteurized milk. Over a day, microorganisms from kefir grains multiply and ferment the sugars in milk.

Taste-wise, similar to yogurt due to turning lactose to lactic acid making it sour but in contrast to that, has a thinner consistency.

Can pregnant women have kefir?

Generally, safe to drink during pregnancy as long as its sugar content is not too high. But make sure that the milk used in Kefir is pasteurized to avoid an upset stomach or other complications.

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