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Best Fish for Pregnant Women

7 Great Sources of Omega-3 for Baby’s Brain

7 Great Sources of Omega-3 for Baby’s Brain

It makes sense — for you and your growing baby — to eat fish while you’re pregnant. But not all seafood is created equal and, as a mom-to-be, it’s extra-important you choose the varieties with the most benefits (like omega-3 fatty acids) and the least risks (mercury being the main one). These seven sources of fish will help your pregnancy progress swimmingly (bonus: they’re environmentally friendly).

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By Rachel Meltzer Warren, MS, RD. Published on November 10, 2015. Rachel Meltzer Warren is a NYC-area based nutrition writer, educator and counselor, and the author of The Smart Girl’s Guide to Going Vegetarian.
Reviewed by Shira R. Goldenholz, MD, MPH on October 21, 2015.