There are many foods you should avoid during pregnancy and when trying to conceive and while you are pregnant.
Some foods are safe and others are not safe during pregnancy because changes in hormones can cause a woman's immune system to become suppressed.
It’s obviously extremely important that you prevent your baby from
getting salmonella, but sometimes it isn’t as easy as keeping the
utensils clean and cooking food thoroughly.
Many of us fondly remember the days of grocery shopping with our moms as
children. She would strap us into the car seat and drive us to the
nearest supermarket to get all of her weekly purchases out of the way.
Especially around a baby, animals can provide an unnecessary source of danger because an infant’s immune system can’t fight back against these foreign viruses. One pet in particular is extremely dangerous around babies. If you have a reptile, you should not let your baby near it.
Cantaloupes appear to be a healthy fruit, however they have been associated with potentially deadly salmonella and listeria outbreakes.
There’s a good chance someone you know personally has had salmonella. I know two people who got salmonella in the same house at the same time once.
Cesar's salad is not recommended during pregnancy because it could contain raw eggs which can carry salmonella and infect the pregnant woman.
Preventing food-borne illness is always important, but is especially so during pregnancy when the consequences can adversely affect the mother and the unborn child.
Certain infections which you can get by eating contaminated food during pregnancy can harm the pregnancy and the fetus.