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What Cheeses Are Safe During Pregnancy
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: Any pasteurized milk cheese is ok. American cheese almost always falls into that category. Check the label. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is eating the Greek food Saganaki (fried Kasseri Cheese) safe to eat during pregnancy? I have read it's unpasteurized.
Mixed signals, here: As I imagine you have discovered, this question is a conundrum.General pregnancy advice is to avoid soft, unpasteurized cheeses in pregnancy. While Kasseri is unpasteurized, it is hard and there are many anecdotal reports about eating it safely in pregnancy. The CDC does not include kasseri in its list of cheese to avoid when pregnant:queso fresco/blanco/panela; brie; Camembert; blue-veined; feta ...Read more
Weight gain : Sounds delicious. Just watch the calories. It's not dangerous to the baby to eat dessert on occasion. ...Read more
I've been eating a lot of chicken and broccoli alfredo lately, is the alfredo cheese safe to eat during this pregnancy?
Alfredo cheese: Yes you can eat alfredo cheese safely. You dont have to worry about listeria. ...Read more
Eating subway veggie delight wheat bread with only vegs no cheese during 14 week of pregnancy is safe or not.Please advise?
Yes: Safe but probably not best nutricion.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Don't Worry: There are warnings to avoid some foods due to contamination. Certain cheeses are considered dangerous because they can contain a type of bacteria called listeria. This bacteria is considered a greater danger to pregnant patients and babies than to adults. It is not in every preparation of every cheese and outbreaks are very rare. ...Read more
No: No such relation.Get a more detailed answer ›
do u know the proper amt of vitamin d, calcium & iron to take during pregnancy? I've just been eating a lot of cheese/ milk hoping this helps
Prenatal vitamins: Since a lot of cheese and milk adds a lot of fat and calories, consider a prenatal vitamin, which also contains other nutrients recommended during pregnancy, unless you are positive that your diet includes the same things. Here is a list of what a pregnant woman needs: http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/prenatal-vitamins ...Read more
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