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seafood lover

Hey mommies

I'm a 1st time mommy, i'm 4weeks 6 day so going on 5 weeks 2 more,
and im curious about something, i love seafood more especially prawns and calamaris' is it fine to eat seafood?
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Its fine to eat seafood in monderation. Like you really shouldnt eat seafood every single day. I love seafood too and I've limited myself to only once a week.
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7381903 tn?1391464888
Some seafoods aren't too safe. You should Google this question 'what seafoods are safe during pregnancy'.
7612493 tn?1393737078
In moderation. What you have to be worried about is mercury levels, and make sure its well cooked.. I stay away from anything that once had a shell, or still does. Which I know! Its all my favorite too. :( but shellfish have high mercury. And if you're into sushi like I am stick to salad rolls and California rolls. Or anything cooked, or not containing fish. (Imitation crab meat and such is fine) but double check with your OB or midwife. This is just the information my doctor gave me after bringing up my concern.
7612493 tn?1393737078
Also, Salmon is a very good source of protein I was encouraged to eat that and chicken (not fried) haha.
5719303 tn?1402825867
Aww thank you ladies:) I'll be careful by moderating my intake.
7930748 tn?1395500860
My midwife said that fish is fine as long as its from a recognised source (i.e. tesco, not off a market for example) and in moderation. She said the only thing i should worry about is liver patte, but i dont like that anyway
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It's safe in moderation as long as it's cooked:) if you want to be extra safe, research what types of fish have the lowest levels of mercury.
I LOVE sushi-- before I was pregnant I never drank or smoked or even drank coffee  so the only thing I had to give up was my sushi lol
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