There are many foods you should avoid during pregnancy and when trying to conceive and while you are pregnant.
Food poisoning is a frequent condition during pregnancy. Our 12 step program helps you prevent getting sick from food during pregnancy.
Many newly breastfeeding moms believe they have to control diet with strict guidelines to prevent gas, fussiness and passing bad stuff on to their baby, but research suggests all these strict rules could be for naught.
After nine long months of avoiding raw fish, you might feel the need to
sprint to your favorite local sushi place after baby gets settled at
Pregnant women tend to avoid fish altogether during their pregnancy because for years it was considered unsafe. In many ways, it still is. Much of the fish that is caught commercially contains mercury.
Many women are very health conscious during their pregnancy- they abstain from alcohol, limit caffeine, and avoid luncheon meats and raw fish; however, are there certain “power foods” that they should add to their diet that can promote a healthier pregnancy?
All you have to do is feed your child more fish and their IQ will go through the roof – well, not exactly.
Researchers at the University of Granada have concluded that farm-raised
salmon, rich in omega-3 fatty acids, can be safely consumed two times a
week by pregnant women.
Fish is a food that many pregnant women avoid due to potential mercury content. Consumption of fish during pregnancy may positively impact cognitive development and social prowess.
Two essential omega 3 fatty acids found in fish oil, EPA
(eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexanoic acid) are extremely
important during pregnancy, but can extra supplementation beyond diet
increase a child’s intelligence?
According to a new observational research study, the Mediterranean diet
may include all the foods and nutrients the female body needs for
optimal fertility. The connection between the Mediterranean diet and fertility is based on insulin re
Many women have questions about weight gain like, “How much should I gain?” and “Can I lose weight?” These and other questions about weight gain during pregnancy can be found below.
Ciguatera fish poisoning is among the most common reasons for fish poisoning around the world but how could it affect your pregnancy?
A new study shows that it's OK to eat more than 12 oz of seafood a week. A new report from a huge, ongoing research project in the United Kingdom suggests that if women skimp on seafood during pregnancy it may be detrimental to their children.
Eating Sushi and raw fish is part of a healthy diet during pregnancy in Japan as long as you eat fish with safe mercury levels. There is no scientific evidence that eating Sushi in pregnancy increases pregnancy complications.
Omega 3s are essential for everyone in life and that is a fact that is not limited to people not carrying children. The controversy over the consumption of Omega 3s during pregnancy is in regards their source. Can I consume Omega 3s during pregnancy?
Some of the main types of fish used in sushi may contain high levels of mercury and
should be avoided, but there are others that can be safely eaten.
These preconception and pregnancy tips ensure that you can improve chances getting pregnanct and having a healthy baby
Mercury occurs naturally in the environment and can also be released into the air through industrial pollution. Mercury falls from the air and can accumulate in streams and oceans and is turned into methylmercury in the water.
It is recommended that pregnant women eat at least 12 oz of fish each week but to avoid fish with increased mercury levels.