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can pregnant women eat whiting fish

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
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Fish: White fleshed fish is completely safe in pregnancy as long as it not raw. Mussels and crayfish should be avoided. No sushi because this is raw fish. O ... Read More
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Not necessarily: You must be guided by your OB for supplements in pregnancy.
Dr. Valencia Porter
20 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Yes this can be very helpful for developing baby particularly dha for brain and eye development. Look for a high quality source that screens for heav ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Hapner
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The concern with eating fish has to do with exposure to mercury. Two servings of cod fish a week is considered safe. This brochure from the NY City ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Swai fish are: reported to have low levels of mercury so unless caught from contaminated water ways it should be fine. See: http://seafoodhealthfacts.org/sh-more-p ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Most: Avoid shark, tilefish, swordfish, orange roughy, an ahi tuna as they have the highest mercury levels. Yellow fin and albacore tuna are ok in moderati ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Fish: Fish is a healthy protein source for a pregnant woman
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Absolutely: It is very common in hawaii as well! all sushi served in america by law must be flash frozen and rethawed before it is served, killing fish parasit ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
SEAFOOD: Nothing is contraindicated unless you are allergic to seafood.Fish is a good source of omega-3.
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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: Please check all ingredients and preservatives.
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