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can pregnant women eat clam chowder

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Why not: I don't see why she cannot. All she eats needs to be of good quality and cooked well, but clam chowder is not a contraindication unless she has allerg ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Clams are considered to be relatively pollutant-free and they are a good source of nutrition so clam-chowder would be fine to eat during pregnancy. L ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Byron Hapner
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, no problem: The FDA has some of the best answers regarding food safety in pregnancy: http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodborneIllnessContaminants/PeopleAtRisk/ucm083308. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Well...: Avoid any shellfish that are raw or undercooked. Do not eat any shellfish harvested during a red tide or when there are similar algae problems. Avoid ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
I would be careful: the clams must be completely cooked but to be safe I would not risk it till after delivery.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: But why would you?
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Sure!: You should try to have a balanced diet during pregnancy (and outside of pregnancy for that matter). Avoid large, predatory fish (swordfish, shark) bec ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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No: Pregnant women can certainly eat parsley.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
Yes: Yes it's good for treating heartburn.
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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
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