Pregnant women should never have these foods see list

High Mercury Fish

Avoid shark, swordfish, king mackerel, bigeye tuna, marlin, tilefish from the Gulf of Mexico, and orange roughy to prevent mercury toxicity.

Raw Fish

Raw fish may contain bacteria or parasites, increasing the risk of infections like listeria.

Raw Meat

Eating raw or undercooked meat can lead to bacterial infections such as Salmonella and E. coli.

Deli Meat

Processed meats like hot dogs and deli meats may harbor bacteria and should be avoided.

Raw Eggs

 Raw eggs carry the risk of Salmonella contamination, posing dangers during pregnancy.

Organ Meat

Limit consumption of organ meats due to their high vitamin A content, which can be harmful in large amounts.

Raw Sprouts

Raw sprouts can contain Salmonella and should be avoided, while cooked sprouts are safe to consume.

Unwashed Fruits/Vegetables

Unwashed produce may harbor bacteria and parasites, so ensure thorough washing before consumption.

Unpasteurized Dairy

Only consume pasteurized dairy products to avoid harmful bacteria like Listeria and Salmonella.