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Food!!!!!!

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4 years ago
What kinds of food are you not supposed to eat while your pregnant?

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4 years ago
I can't remember all of them off-hand so if someone else knows something not listed add to my thing. There are a lot of foods that are okay and a lot that are healthy and you shouldn't go without. But the ones you should avoid are:Fish high in mercury, such as Shark, Swordfish, King mackerel, Tilefish (golden or white snapper), Tuna steak (fresh or frozen), Spanish mackerel, Marlin, Grouper, Large and Small mouth Bass, Walleye, Blue fish, Pickerel, Northern Pike, Lake Whitefish, Salmon from the Great Lakes, Bowfin, Gar, toxic species such as Pufferfish (Fugu), Blowfish and Sea Squab.Raw or undercooked meat of any kind, including deli meat and poached, sunny-side or raw eggs.Unwashed fruits and vegetables.Soft cheeses like Brie, Roquefort, Feta, and Gorgonzola and the unpasteurized milk it is made from.Blue-veined cheese such as Stilton, Bleu cheese, Danish Blue, Roncal and Bergader.Liver (a lot of vitamin A can harm the baby).Smoked salmon or smoked sausage without thoroughly recooking it.More than 12 oz of coffee's worth of caffeine (not the fancy caffeine-packed lattes and cappaccinos, regular coffee) each day.Alcohol of any kind (not even that one glass of red wine).
4 years ago
For fish remember don't eat bottom feeders or really big fish, albacore tuna, and fresh water fish that is home caught. (they are high in mercury.) Remember don't eat any cheese that is unpasturized. Raw and/or undercooked meat. Sushi. (Actually liver is supposed to be very good for you during pregnancy it is a high protein food), mayo (has raw eggs.)

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