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Is it safe to eat seafood during pregnancy?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

The healthiest people in the world eat a lot of fish.
The benefits of dha on fetal brain development was actually observed in women who ate a lot of fish. There has never been any reported case of mercury poisoning from too much fish consumption in the United States.

In brief: Yes

The healthiest people in the world eat a lot of fish.
The benefits of dha on fetal brain development was actually observed in women who ate a lot of fish. There has never been any reported case of mercury poisoning from too much fish consumption in the United States.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Overall I agree. I suggest, however, you look at the seafood guide from Monterey aquarium to see what should be avoided, both from the perspective of over-fishing and depletion of seafood resources as well as from the perspective of heavy metal consumption.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Within limits

You should limit your intake of the large saltwater fish to one serving per week due to the possibility of accumulating mercury.

In brief: Within limits

You should limit your intake of the large saltwater fish to one serving per week due to the possibility of accumulating mercury.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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