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Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

What’s Not Safe to Eat During Pregnancy

What’s Not Safe to Eat During Pregnancy

Diet and nutrition play an important role in ensuring a healthy pregnancy. But when you’re pregnant, it’s not just about what you eat — because you and your developing baby are susceptible to food-borne illnesses, pregnancy nutrition is about what you don't eat, too. Read on to see which foods can harm you and your little one during pregnancy.

By Marta Debski. Marta Debski is a runner, health enthusiast and proud Wolverine. Published June 12, 2011. Updated August 5, 2015.
Reviewed by Shira Goldenholz, MD, MPH on July 30, 2015.
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