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Is it safe to have Chicory during pregnancy?

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Why shouldn’t pregnant women have chicory?

Chicory - also known as 

Blue daisy, Blue dandelion, Blue sailors, Blue weed, Bunk, Coffeeweed, Cornflower, Hendibeh, Horseweed, Ragged sailors, Succory, Wild endive
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Why shouldn't pregnant women have chicory

Chicory is a strong uterine stimulant and can endanger your and your baby’s health by triggering contractions. In fact, chicory can even trigger menstruation during pregnancy and lead to an abortion.

Good source of
Fiber, Folate, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
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