Basic Tips About What Food To Avoid During Pregnancy There has been so much publicity about what food to avoid during pregnancy pregnant women that you may feel very nervous about how best to look after yourself and your baby in this respect. Whilst it is not a good idea to eat for two, pregnancy can be a time when you make a special effort to enjoy a healthy, varied diet with plenty of basic foods such as bread, potatoes, cereals, fruit and vegetables. In fact, there are only a few things which you need to avoid. Here you have a list with some food to avoid during pregnancy: -
soft cheeses such as Brie and Camembert; blue-veined cheeses such as Stilton and Danish Blue; raw and soft boiled eggs; pate and liver sausage; unwrapped meat and poultry which is still pink; unwrapped foods such as sausage rolls which you are not going to heat through thoroughly; ready-to-eat poultry; coleslaw and pre-prepared salads.
The chances of catching listeria or salmonella from these foods are probably very small, but there is a slight risk and you can still eat well without having to take any risk at all. -
liver; if you eat a lot of liver, there is a danger that you will overdose on vitamin A which could be harmful to your baby. However, eating liver once or twice during your pregnancy is not going to do any harm
This list with food to avoid during pregnancy it is not to be taken lightly and you should always put you and your pregnancy above everything. If you feel concerned about what you have eaten or drunk, talk to your midwife or ring the Eating for Pregnancy Helpline.
The author of this pregnancy article, Shirley M. Duran is a mother of two and an author of a variety of related lifestyle issues and topics with which has helped hundreds of mothers become pregnant. For more information on food to avoid during pregnancy, it is recommended to: http://protectyourbaby.info/ Copyright ÂŠ Shirley M. Duran, All Rights Reserved. If you are interested in using this article make all the urls (links) active. Thank you!