Having a baby in your tummy is one of the greatest gifts given by God, right? And, as soon-to-be-mother, you should prepare and keep your pregnancy health and in check. Here, we give you eating tips on what-not-to-eat during pregnancy.
List of What Not to Eat for Pregnant Moms
According to study that when you are pregnant, your body immune system is getting lower. That is why you should avoid some foods which can be harmful your baby. We think you won’t it to happen. Unpasteurised milk is not good for pregnant moms. It contains bacteria like listeria, E.coli, or salmonella that harms yourselves and your baby. Soft cheeses are made from unpasteurized milk, so you are highly not recommended to eat them including ricotta, feta, brie, etc. It is very good for you to stay away from eating undercooked meat and poultry during your pregnancy. If you want to consume them make sure that they are well cooked. In fact, parasites like salmonella and toxoplasmosis come from those products and it can create serious implication for your baby.
You may love to eat raw seafood when having dinner or lunch in a Japanese restaurant. Eating raw seafood in your sushi should be avoided when you have a baby in your tummy. In addition, salmon in your sushi contains small parasitic worms while red shellfish may contain hazardous bacteria and viruses. It is wise for you to avoid some types of fishes which may contain high amounts of mercury like marlin or shark. You are still allowed to eat seafood as if you well-cook them. And, you are also not allowed to eat unwashed fruits and vegetables. They may contain pesticide which is harmful to your baby. In addition, there are many foods that you should avoid alcoholic drinks, raw egg, deli meat, etc.