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Foods for pregnant Mommy!. What’s good…. What’s not…. Foods to avoid: . Seafood high in mercury. ex.: swordfish, perch **Once a week you can have fish if not high in mercury. ex: salmon, tuna, shrimp. Undercooked or raw meat. ex: sushi, scallops, clams

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Foods for pregnant mommy

Foods for pregnant Mommy!

What’s good….

What’s not….


Foods to avoid

Foods to avoid:

  • Seafood high in mercury.

    ex.: swordfish, perch

    **Once a week you can have fish if not high in mercury. ex: salmon, tuna, shrimp.

  • Undercooked or raw meat.

    ex: sushi, scallops, clams

  • Lunchmeat: can cook it then eat it.

  • Goopy eggs

  • Unpasteurized foods

    ex: soft cheeses such as brie, feta, and blue cheese.


Foods to avoid continued

Foods to avoid continued…

  • Unpasteurized juice

    ex.: Apple cider

  • Bean sprouts

  • Raw cookie dough

  • Limit caffeine intake


Include iron

Include Iron

  • Increase you intake of Iron rich foods!

  • What foods are Iron rich?? Answers are in your book!

  • Mommy’s need extra iron to support the needs of the growing embryo and placenta.


Folic acid

Folic Acid

  • Need to include Folic acid in their diet.

    *Look at food labels

    *Take Prenatal vitamins. These include extra iron and folic acid.


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