Prohibited foods for pregnant women

Foods prohibited for pregnant women include:

  • Alcoholic beverages that can cause delay in the growth and development of the baby;
  • Diet or light foods or other foods that have artificial sweeteners;
  • Rare meats and eggs , raw fish and unpasteurized milk and derivatives;

Some doctors and nutritionists consider these foods forbidden for pregnant women to preserve the health of the mother and baby. Also see which teas the pregnant woman cannot take .

It is important to avoid consuming undercooked foods such as undercooked meat, raw fish, raw egg sweets, milk and unpasteurized derivatives because these foods can increase the chances of eating Salmonella, which can cause gastroenteritis, Toxoplasma Gondii, which can cause problems with formation in the baby or other bacteria that are harmful to health, such as the bacteria that causes listeriosis, which is a disease that can cause miscarriage, premature birth and infections in the baby, such as meningitis.

For pregnant women who are not immune to toxoplasmosis, the prohibited foods of pregnancy will also include fruits with peel and vegetables that are not well washed.

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