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Is it safe to have Lemons during pregnancy?

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Why is it essential to have lemon during pregnancy?

Lemons - also known as 

Citrus limon, Bonnie Brae, Meyer, Ponderosa
Why is it essential to have lemon during pregnancy

According to the American Pregnancy Association, vitamin C is a vital nutrient for pregnant women. It helps heal wounds and aids in tooth and bone development, and metabolic processes. Ideally, pregnant women should have 85 miligrams of vitamin C per day. Lemon is a citrus fruit rich in vitamin C. Pregnant women should have 3 servings of vitamin C rich fruits like lemon, where 1 serving is approximately 1/2 cup, during pregnancy.

Good source of
Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Zinc

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