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can a pregnant woman eat tuna

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4 years ago

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4 years ago
Yes. I think the guideline is one (6 oz.) can per week of light tuna, NOT Albacore (too much mercury in that one).
4 years ago
yes in moderation of course.
4 years ago
the doc told me make sure it's the light tuna. believe it or not, the baby needs nutrients, minerals, etc. that's in fish, so try not to stay clear of it too much, especially when the baby gets bigger. i believe it's supposed to help with the brain growth, but don't hold me to that, as i can't be 100% sure. i was told 12 oz. of fish per week is the limit and what's needed, but not neccesarily just tuna (12 oz of tuna may be too much). ask the doctor what's best for you.

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