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Can pregnant woman eat lobster

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: If it is properly cooked.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Mayo Clinic says....: According to mayo clinic lobster should be cooked until it is "milky white." if you are pregnant. No undercooked shell fish. The good news is that mer... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Generally - yes: The mercury content is not particularly high. Insure that it is fully cooked incase there are any parasites.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Should be ok: Unless you have an allergy or sensitivity to seafood. Make sure the establishment you eat in is reputable so as to minimize the risk of hepatitis a.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The main concern is mercury and the larger fish which eat the smaller fish concentrate the mercury and are more risky. Fortunately, lobster doesn't ea... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Eat your steak!: A pregnant woman can definitely eat steak, but it should be cooked all the way through. Some may think this ruins the steak. To have a steak that is c... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Anything: but dont use alcohol or excessive salt keep well hydrated.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Yes it is only food: Not a chemical , if can tolerate spice.Along with good healthy food
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vasiliki Moragianni
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Cooked:yes, Deli:no: Pregnant women can eat cooked ham but should avoid unprocessed, unpasteurized, or deli meats and dairy products.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Fish: Fish is a healthy protein source for a pregnant woman
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Organic foods: As long as her diet is well balanced, eating organic foods is not problematic. Organic foods do not contain pesticides so they are a good choice.