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Mercury in fish, why is it bad for your baby?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Toxic to nervous sys

Mercury can be toxic to the nervous system, .
Especially an undeveloped, immature one. Good idea to limit intake. Cdc has recommendations re: amounts and types of fish that are ok. In general, little fish like sardines, herring, mackeral are ok. Big fish, like halibut albacore tuna, grouper, king mackeral should be avoided while pregnant.

In brief: Toxic to nervous sys

Mercury can be toxic to the nervous system, .
Especially an undeveloped, immature one. Good idea to limit intake. Cdc has recommendations re: amounts and types of fish that are ok. In general, little fish like sardines, herring, mackeral are ok. Big fish, like halibut albacore tuna, grouper, king mackeral should be avoided while pregnant.
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