According to finding, there are certain foods content substances that can harm your baby that you need not to eat. You need try taking extra care with household hygiene, food storage, and food preparation so as to be free from some potential complications. Always consuming well-balanced meals is necessary at all times, but even more essential when you are pregnant. Your developing baby needs some essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. With most foods safe; also, there are foods that you need not to eat during pregnancy.
NO amount of alcohol is known to be safe during pregnancy period, so therefore alcohol should never be taken during pregnancy. When exposed to alcohol prenatally, it hampers with the healthy development of the baby inside you. Pending on the timing, amount, and pattern of its use, consumption of alcohol during pregnancy can lead to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome or some other developmental disorders.
Have you consumed alcohol before you knew you were pregnant? Stop drinking further consumption NOW!. Also, you need to continue avoiding alcohol during breastfeeding. If an infant is been exposed to alcohol, it poses harmful risks, and alcohol does reach the baby during breastfeeding.
Any foods that contain raw eggs or raw eggs itself should be abstained from because of the potential exposure to salmonella. Some homemade Caesar dressings, mayonnaise, homemade ice cream or custards, and Hollandaise sauces may be made with raw eggs. If the recipe is cooked at some point, this will reduce the exposure to salmonella. Commercially manufactured ice cream, dressings, and eggnog is made with pasteurized eggs and do not increase the risk of salmonella.
Restaurants should be using pasteurized eggs in any recipe that is made with raw eggs, such as Hollandaise sauce or dressings
Uncooked seafood and rare or undercooked beef or poultry should be avoided because of the risk of contamination with coliform bacteria, toxoplasmosis, and salmonella.
Refrigerated, smoked seafood often labeled as lox, nova style, kippered, or jerky should be avoided because it could be contaminated with listeria. (These are safe to eat when they are in an ingredient in a meal that has been cooked, like a casserole.) This type of fish is often found in the deli section of your grocery store. Canned or shelf-safe smoked seafood is usually fine to eat.
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