Pregnancy Health and Safety (Prenatal Care)
Prenatal Dietary Concerns

Is it safe to eat shellfish while pregnant?


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2009-12-27 05:41:49
2009-12-27 05:41:49
AnswerIn general, yes. The FDA has issued some warnings about consuming too much fish containing too much mercury. But shellfish isn't one of the highest risks in that category. You should also keep an eye on local warnings.

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AnswerDoctor's say not to eat shellfish during pregnancy due to a natural substance in them...could cause painful cramps or miscarriage

There is no danger in eating shellfish while pregnant unless you are allergic.,,qpx7,00.html


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