A 38-year-old female asked:
i am 18 weeks pregnant ate an entire bag of corn tortilla chips (i know, unhealthy) but guaranteed fresh date was a week ago.i didn't know until i ate them. will this hurt my baby?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 26 years experience
No: it would be very unusual for your sutuatiuon to do harm to your baby. especially if the chips were sealed until you opened them. make sure you re on a prenatal vitamin with folate (folic acid) and you are not a smoker. good luck
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Not because of date: I wouldn't be concerned re: the fresh date but strongly advise avoiding genetically modified (GM) corn,esp. when pregnant.If not organic,those chips had GM corn & oil. GM corn contains Bt-toxin, a pesticide proven to pass into your baby & that disrupts immune function.Hopefully no lasting harm was done but I advise pregnant women to avoid GM foods. See http://bit.ly/1ol5To3 &
Last updated Jun 6, 2014
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