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Doctor insights on: Moldy Cheese While Pregnant

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Dr. Jerome Zacks
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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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Pregnant, can I have fontina cheese?

Pregnant, can I have fontina cheese?

That is risky: Because fontina cheese is made from unpasteurized milk. ...Read more

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Is parmesan cheese safe while pregnant?

Is parmesan cheese safe while pregnant?

Yes: For a pregnant woman, the parmesan cheese that she usually eats without problems, is also safe to eat during pregnancy. Parmesan is a "hard" cheese and has little risk for carrying listeria bacteria. Some of the "soft" cheeses, especially those that are not processed and not prepackaged, are more risky. It's best to avoid unpasteurized cheese and other unpasteurized dairy products. ...Read more

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Is fetta cheese good for a pregnant woman?

Is fetta cheese good for a pregnant woman?

Cheese and pregnancy: Pregnant women should avoid soft cheeses, such as Brie, feta and blue cheese, unless they are clearly labeled as being pasteurized or made with pasteurized milk. ...Read more

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Is cheddar cheese ok to eat during pregnancy?

Yes: Yes. In general avoid soft cheeses (brie, camembert, roquefort, feta, gorgonzola & mexican style cheeses) ...Read more

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Are ham and cheese hot pockets safe while pregnant?

Are ham and cheese hot pockets safe while pregnant?

Safe!: You should avoid the following when pregnant:

uncooked meat, fish and poultry. Unpasteurized dairy, fruit and vegetable juices. Raw sprouts.

Note that ham and cheese hot pockets are not on this list. You may eat them. ...Read more

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Is sargento 4 cheese mexican safe to eat while pregnant?

Is sargento 4 cheese mexican safe to eat while pregnant?

Perfectly fine: Cheese as part of a balanced diet is ok and mexican cheese can fit into that diet. Mexican cheese is a mixture of several cheeses according to a mexican formulation and most are made in the us and not imported from mexico. ...Read more

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Is it safe for pregnant women to eat blue cheese? Thank you.

Is it safe for pregnant women to eat blue cheese? Thank you.

Yes, if pasteurized.: All pasteurized dairy products are safe in pregnancy, including blue cheese (roquefort). ...Read more

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Can you eat unpasteurized cheese that is thoroughly cooked while pregnant?

Can you eat unpasteurized cheese that is thoroughly cooked while pregnant?

Heat: Cooking does kill listeria, so if cheese was cooked at high enough heat, you should be okay. ...Read more

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My wife is pregnant. Is the cheese dip at a chain restraunt like Chili's safe?

My wife is pregnant. Is the cheese dip at a chain restraunt like Chili's safe?

Public health: That is a question for your local public health officials. We cannot possibly know if there have been any health concerns at that restaurant. ...Read more

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Can I eat kraft cheese slices while pregnant?

Can I eat kraft cheese slices while pregnant?

Cheese: Yes you can - only concern might be lactose intolerance or calcium overload --- but cheese slices will not really be enough to cause concern in either category ...Read more

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Can I eat velveeta mac and cheese when pregnant?

Can I eat velveeta mac and cheese when pregnant?

I am familiar with: This product. Know of no contraindication to eating this when pregnant. ...Read more

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I been eating grilled cheese sandwiches like everyday it's seems to be the only thing I like is it okay for me to eat a lot of cheese while pregnant?

I been eating grilled cheese sandwiches like everyday it's seems to be the only thing I like is it okay for me to eat a lot of cheese while pregnant?

Yes: Cravings are common in pregnancy, especially at the beginning. Hopefully this is not ALL you are eating, but there is no specific reason to worry. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat feta cheese while pregnant?

Is it safe to eat feta cheese while pregnant?

Yes: First of all the entire country of greece seems to have no problems with eating feta and having babies. The issue with soft cheeses is not the cheese per se but that soft cheese may be made from unpasteurized milk and that can be linked to listeria infection. Most cheese in america is made from pasteurized dairy including feta. In addition, listeria can grow in any spoiled food, not just dairy. ...Read more

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Craving cheese and headache signs of pregnancy?

Craving cheese and headache signs of pregnancy?

Doubtful: Only pregnancy test is a sure way to know about early pregnancy. Cheese is a trigger of migraines in some people. Wine (alcohol) is another such trigger. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat american cheese during pregnancy?

Yes: Any pasteurized milk cheese is ok. American cheese almost always falls into that category. Check the label. ...Read more

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I'm seventeen weeks pregnant, can I eat cream cheese?

I'm seventeen weeks pregnant, can I eat cream cheese?

Yes.: Cream cheese is safe in pregnancy. It is pasteurized and so the risk of listeriosis is not significant. The cheeses that are best avoided during pregnancy are: brie, blue cheese and feta. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat blue cheese dressing during pregnancy?

No: There are different types of blue cheeses, but in general there is a risk of contracting listeriosis from most blue cheeses. It is easiest just to avoid all of these types during pregnancy.

Here is a reference: http://www. Babycentre. Co.Uk/x3175/is-it-safe-to-eat-cheese-during-pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is Curdy cheese cottage discharge a sign of early pregnancy?

Is Curdy cheese cottage discharge a sign of early pregnancy?

Yeast vaginitis: Curdy cheese like discharge associated with vaginal itching and redness is a sign of vaginal yeast infection. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat microbial rennet in cheese during pregnancy?

Is it ok to eat microbial rennet in cheese during pregnancy?

Pasteurized?: If the cheese is pasteurized, then it doesn't matter what form the cheese is in, the key question is pasteurization. Check the label and if it is, you should be okay. Best of luck. ...Read more

Black Mold (Definition)

Molds consist of airborn spores and spreading forms (hyphae) growing on surfaces. Several species are black including stachybotrys and aspergillus. Black mold ingestion has been associated with a toxic syndrome with brain and blood disorders. Most patients do not ingest black mold so the correlation with their ...Read more