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food I can't eat

I am pregnant with my first baby I'm only 5weeks what can I not eat?
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Raw egg, cold deli meat, honey
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Hmmm I ate honey with all three of mine? Anywho. Along with some fish. Idk which ones, I don't eat fish period,  but feel free to Google things not to eat during pregnancy.  Or feel free to ask your OB or midwife.  They have a list of stuff. Hope this helped a Tad: -)
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Ohh and a add on, pasterised (excuse spelling ) milk & cheese. If you do want deli meat  make sure it's fully cooked, like a sub.  
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Ohh never mind here I googled my self just for a quick find for you Its long!!

Soft cheeses

It's best to avoid cheeses such as Brie, goat, Camembert, feta, queso blanco, and blue or other veined varieties. Why? They may be unpasteurized and contaminated with listeria -- bacteria that can trigger food poisoning. These soft cheeses have a high fear factor because they're not aged, like cheddar or Parmesan, where the process kills bacteria naturally, says Hope Ricciotti, MD, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Harvard Medical School and coauthor of I'm Pregnant! Now What Do I Eat? And because pregnant women have a weakened immune system, they are more prone to certain food-borne illnesses -- which, if contracted in the first trimester, can lead to miscarriage or preterm birth.

Buying cold cuts at the deli for this week's lunches? Be careful; deli products might become contaminated with listeria if they're not handled properly at the manufacturing plant or at the deli itself. As a precaution, heat store-sliced deli meats until they're steaming-hot to kill the bacteria. And when preparing pork, beef, or lamb at home, cook it to medium or medium-well, says Dr. Ricciotti. These meats may be infected with toxoplasma, a parasite that causes an infection that, although relatively rare, can cause stillbirth or serious health problems.


You probably already know that mercury, which is present in many fish, is dangerous for your baby. "Mercury is a neurotoxin that impairs fetal brain development," says Dr. Ricciotti. When mercury from pollution gets into the water, it works its way up the food chain from plants to small fish to larger fish, leaving those big swimmers most contaminated. Fish with high levels of mercury on the don't-eat list include: shark, tilefish, king mackerel, swordfish, and albacore tuna. But not all tuna is bad. If you love tuna sandwiches, just stick to canned light tuna, which has very low mercury levels, says Dr. Ricciotti, and limit it to once or twice a week (no more than 12 ounces). A mistake some pregnant women make is to swear off all fish -- salmon, for example, doesn't contain mercury, and it's a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which you need lots of during pregnancy. But no matter what type of fish you're eating, your best bet is to avoid anything raw or undercooked.

No one is going to tell you to avoid eggs, which are a high-quality source of protein and contain important nutrients like choline. But eggs do have some risk of being contaminated with salmonella, which is more dangerous for pregnant women than for the general population. So be sure to practice good egg safety, says Swinney: Only buy refrigerated eggs, and toss any with cracked or unclean shells. Avoid eating runny eggs (go for scrambled instead of sunny-side up), Caesar salad dressing (if it contains raw egg), unpasteurized eggnog, and homemade ice cream. And don't taste-test that raw cake or cookie batter.
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you can eat and drink anything while you're pregnant but it's best to avoid acidic foods, fried and greasy foods, and extremely Salty or sugar foods. also no caffeine, and of course no alcohol or smoking. Keep a plain cookie or something like a rots cracker by your bed with a glass of water because morning sickness hits hard. Actually keep some of both on you all day, it hits all day. Drink lots of water! All the time. Tea is good too and I believe vitamin water is ok. I recommend you keep tic tacs because you'll get this gross taste on your tongue throughout the day and it's almost impossible to get rid of. and eat 5 small meals and plenty of snacks in stead of 3 big meals throughout the day. it helps with nausea. Email me any time if necessary : ***@****  (:
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Here's some advice on foods to avoid during pregnancy from MedHelp.org and the I'm Expecting app (you can find this article in week 9 of the app!).

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