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Doctor insights on: Eating Raw Seafood During Pregnancy

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Dr. Austina Cho
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Is eating plums during pregnancy okay?

Is eating plums during pregnancy okay?

Plums are a : Healthy food you can eat during pregnancy. However, plum juice can have a higher sugar content then plums - so use should be judicious. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice in pregnancy effect baby?

Eating raw rice in pregnancy effect baby?

Not recommended: I would avoid it as there have been contaminates such as mercury that has been found in raw rice. That, along with possible gastrointestinal infections, i would avoid it, but that's more personal opinion rather than outright, proven rule. If you do eat raw rice, cleanse and rinse very well. I hope this helps and best of luck with the pregnancy! ...Read more

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Is eating a tuna salad sandwich ok to eat during pregnancy?

Is eating a tuna salad sandwich ok to eat during pregnancy?

Occ.,get safer types: Good question. Tuna is relatively high in mercury which can be dangerous for developing babies so authorities advise limiting albacore to 6 ounces per week.However,other types of tuna like skipjack/ chuck light have less mercury. I recommend everyone who eats canned tuna get Safe Catch brand which is certified to have relatively low mercury.See https://safecatch.com and http://tinyurl.com/jmm9ur6 ...Read more

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Eating raw rice during pregnancy is good or bad?

Eating raw rice during pregnancy is good or bad?

It expands: Eating raw rice is probably not the cleanest idea and since the cooking process kills off germs. Also it expands a lot when it absorbs water in your stomach and could make you feel quite ill. I recommend cooking it first. ...Read more

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Is eating chicken during conception healthy?

Is eating chicken during conception healthy?

Chicken and Fertile: Consuming well cooked (not undercooked or raw) chicken will cause no concerns with your attempt to get pregnant. Undercooked or raw chicken can spread salmonella...A dangerous bacteria. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat edamame from a sushi restaurant in early pregnany? Spicy?

Can pregnant women eat edamame from a sushi restaurant in early pregnany? Spicy?

Sure: Soybeans are ok for consumption. There are no restrictions on spicy food in pregnancy. Spicy for can make heartburn worse but it is not dangerous ...Read more

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Is chicken salad safe to eat during pregnancy?

Is chicken salad safe to eat during pregnancy?

Yes: Make sure the ingredients are fresh and there is no reason to avoid this food. ...Read more

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Cooked red snapper fish is safe during pregnancy?

Cooked red snapper fish is safe during pregnancy?

Yes: All meat, poultry and fish should be eaten cooked; no raw or undercooked food. In addition, while preparing food, make sure to separate food items and clean all surfaces. Lastly, try to limit the consumption of predator fishes, like swordfish & tuna. ...Read more

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Is eating hotdog/sausages and instant noodles during pregnancy safe?

Dr. Liza Kunz Dr. Kunz
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Fully cook meat: If your hot dog and sausage are fully cooked, these should be fine. ...Read more

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Is ranch dressing with egg yolk safe to eat during pregnancy?

Is ranch dressing with egg yolk safe to eat during pregnancy?

Cooking?: If cooked, yes. Otherwise stay away fro raw daily that has not been pasteurized. You exposure yourself to bacteria that can be especially harmful,to your to baby. If you get these infections (like listeria), the diagnosis can lead to late miscarriage, fetal,demise or several mental challenge in life. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat uncooked hot dogs?

Can pregnant women eat uncooked hot dogs?

UncookedorUnheated?: You should not eat any raw meat, fish, or eggs if you are pregnant. However, most packaged hot dogs have been previously cooked, and can be eaten unheated, provided they have been properly refrigerated and are not past their expiration date. Check label - should state: "fully cooked." most hot dogs contain a lot of calories, fat, and additives, so they're not the healthiest food, esp if pregnant. ...Read more

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Is safe to eat frozen pangasius fish during pregnancy?

Is safe to eat frozen pangasius fish during pregnancy?

Catfish: Catfish is safe for consumption. All fish is is safe it is the amount that is the concern. Fish that are high in mercury (Swordfish, Shark) should be eaten in limited amounts. ...Read more

Raw Seafood (Definition)

Raw seafood may contain bacteria that cause ...Read more