Hello, I was wondering if any of you had advise on this-- I am almost 7 weeks now, and my husband and I are in the habit of eating "crab boils" every friday night, I have read that it is okay to eat snow crab legs and shrimp (which are the only 2 seafoods in this) up to 4 times a month- so we are going to cut it back to at least only 2 times a month, or maybe just once a month during the pregnancy... do you guys think that is okay... I have read scary stories about mercruy level, pregnancy, and brain damage... so I just wanted to see if anyone had any thoughts on it... thanks!
*Sigh* i am so torn on this one. My nurse told me crab legs were a no-no but everywhere i look online says its OK in moderation during pregnancy. I just dont know. I havent eaten any since my nurse said no, but i have been wanting to so bad.
HIGH Mercury- Eat no more than three 6-oz servings per month
Tuna (canned, white albacore) See tuna chart below
Tuna (fresh bluefin, ahi)
LOWER MERCURY- Eat no more than six 6-oz servings per month
Tuna (canned, chunk light)
Tuna (fresh Pacific albacore)
I never heard anything about this until this pregnancy. Was stationed in alaska with one of my pregnancies and ate crab legs constantly. I guess just cut down on them if possible. There is so much too worry about! I can't take it.
Oh tyou are lucky if you can eat it! I tried eating it once in the first trimester and couldnt keep it down and then again in the second and couldnt keep it down then either! AND I LOVE IT! I'm in the 3rd now but think I'll just wait till baby is out!
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