I didn't read all the other posts but I just wanted to comment that I'm glad Mothering came out with this article. My midwife told me about the estrogen in soy when I was pregnant with #2. I have issues with too much estrogen and I get horrible morning sickness. I cut out the soy and the morning sickness improved. I also get some other weird pregnancy issues caused by too much estrogen and even with my last pregnancy I would notice that even if I ate soy one day, my symptoms would worsen (the next day I'd notice). I do think with all the soy cheese, soy milk, soy yogurt, veggie dogs, nuggets, burgers and plain and baked tofu, etc. it can really add up in your system and become too much. I do eat it occasionally now that I'm not pregnant. It's really a shame that such a good source of protein (and many other things) has such a downside, but I guess it's like with everything else - moderation is the key.
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4/28/04 at 3:47pm