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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

Dr. Sheila Smith
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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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Are pregnant women safe to eat monggo beans?

Are pregnant women safe to eat monggo beans?

Monggo Beans: I am only aware of raw monggo bean sprouts as being contraindicated in pregnancy due to potential for food-borne illness. Ask your obstetrician for questions. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women drink chrysanthemum?

Can pregnant women drink chrysanthemum?

No evidence: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-904-CHRYSANTHEMUM.aspx?activeIngredientId=904&activeIngredientName=CHRYSANTHEMUM It seems that nobody did a scientific study that would have answered that question one way or the other. It is probably best to avoid it. ...Read more

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Can pregnant or nursing women eat pork?

Can pregnant or nursing women eat pork?

Absolutely: Pork is fine but it must be cooked through and through. No medium/undercooked pork or any meat for that matter, during pregnancy or nursing. But bring on that BLT with the crispy bacon and vine-ripened tomatoes - yum! internal meat temperature should be a minimum of 165 degrees. Is worthwhile to invest in meat thermometer during pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can I prevent listeriosis infection during pregnancy? Avoid deli food?

How can I prevent listeriosis infection during pregnancy? Avoid deli food?

Yes and more: Here are dietary recommendations for people at high risk of listeriosis including pregnant women. * avoid soft cheeses * avoid foods from delicatessen counters, e.g., prepared salads, meats. * avoid raw or unpasteurized milk * avoid refrigerated pates and other meat spreads * cook leftover foods or ready-to-eat foods until steaming hot before eating. ...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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Can pregnant women safely eat swai fish?

Can pregnant women safely eat swai fish?

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-pregnant.php ...Read more

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Should pregnant women avoid strong tea?

Should pregnant women avoid strong tea?

In moderation: I generally recommend only one caffeinated beverage a day while pregnant, especially in the first trimester. Caffeine in large amounts has been linked to miscarriage in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. While most teas don't have as much caffeine as coffee, some teas have quite a lot. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat gimbap?

Can pregnant women eat gimbap?

Cooked: If the filling is cooked, there is no reason for a pregnant woman to not eat it. I trust that for the sake of your and your baby's health, you are under the care of a doctor and taking prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat spinach dip?

Can pregnant women eat spinach dip?

Spinach dip: The spinach is cooked so that should be fine. Is cheese used for this particular recipe? Don't eat food that has sat out without refrigeration for too long. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat crab legs?

Crabs are fine, must: Be cooked . Their mercury level is low. Avoid any shellfish that are raw or undercooked. Do not eat any shellfish harvested during a red tide or when there are similar algae problems. Avoid any fish or shellfish that are obtained from areas near industrial pollution. Avoid smoked seafood. Avoid mecury. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Salmonella Infection (Definition)

Salmonella infection is a bacterial infection that can cause "food poisoning" or diarrhea-like symptoms. It is ...Read more