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Can You Eat Clams While Pregnant
In moderation: It's ok to eat tuna in pregnancy in moderation. It should be fully cooked, not raw. You should only eat one to two servings of seafood a week because seafood has mercury in it. Seafood also has a lot of great nutrients for a developing baby so if you enjoy it, just do it in moderation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Yes: You just need to make sure it is properly handled and cooked. While i wouldn't make it the mainstay of your pregnancy diet, some shellfish is fine. Raw and incompletely cooked shellfish may be an issue. Limiting your intake of lake fish is also recommended as is some salt water fish known to have more pollutants like swordfish. ...Read more
No raw fish: You should not eat raw fish or meat when pregnant because of the risk of acquiring a parasite or bacteria. In addition, you need to limit the amount of fish you consume during pregnancy to limit the amount of mercury you ingest. It is recommended that you consume less than 12 ounces a week of cooked fish. Completely avoid swordfish, shark, king mackerel, and tile fish. ...Read more
Of course.....: A balanced diet is a fundamental part of a successful pregnancy. I'm not sure i would call pate a mainstay of a healthy diet, but neither are many other things that we eat from time to time. It's ok to indulge in treats, just do so in moderation. This is good advice for after your pregnancy too (and frankly, for all your life). You will be modeling good dietary habits for your child. Congrats! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Facts: If you have become a vegan out of revulsion for factory farming of animals (which bothers me as well), then i admire you. But you must realize that if you do not know exactly what you are doing, you are certain to ruin your health. Your food choices do not change when you are pregnant, and you owe it both to yourself and your unborn child to get with a sympathetic scientific physician to guide u. ...Read more
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