Know what foods to avoid in pregnancy

Attention to the type of foods and drinks that pregnant pregnant during the pregnancy is necessary to maintain health and to have a baby is healthy, so there is a list of foods and drinks pregnant pregnant avoid during pregnancy, including:


Fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and protein and contains all the nutrients the fetus needs for the stages of growth, but be careful to eat these fish:

– raw, poorly cooked or oysters (such as marine mollusks)

– High levels of mercury, such as shark, king mackerel, swordfish and tifflish (golden or white fish)

– Smoked or pickled

– Eat more than one meal a week of white fish or tuna fish

But you can eat cooked fish more than 145 degrees Fahrenheit twice a week and be low in mercury such as salmon, shrimp, tilapia.


Caffeine may pass through the placenta and affect the fetal heart rate. Some studies have suggested that excessive caffeine intake may lead to miscarriage, especially in the early months of pregnancy. You can have a maximum of 1 cup of coffee a day and can be replaced with decaffeinated coffee.

Meat and Poultry

Meat, raw or uncooked meat, pork, turkey, roast beef, hotdog and dried meat should be avoided because they may contain the E. coli bacteria that harm the health of the fetus and the forbidden meat as well:

– Unsweetened and dry sausages such as salami and peroni or that have not been subjected to high heat

You should use a food thermometer and cook red and white meat such as beef, calf, or lamb at temperatures of at least 145 degrees Fahrenheit to protect against colonic E. coli, salmonella, and kambilobacter (bacteria and microbes that cause food poisoning).


– Avoid eating raw eggs or sweets, sauces and pastries containing raw eggs such as chocolate mousse, mayonnaise, ice cream, custard, cream sauce, etc.)

Be sure to cook the eggs well whether boiled or skimmed or any product contains at a temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit.

Dairy products

Milk and its derivatives contain important nutrients for maternal health, fetal health and growth, especially calcium, phosphorus and vitamin D essential for bone building.

There are some products that pregnant women should avoid because they contain harmful bacteria that may lead to congenital malformations of the fetus. These products include non-pasteurized cheeses such as Vita cheese, white cheese, blue cheese, Mexican cheese, caso fresco, and white cow milk.

So make sure dairy products and products are made from pasteurized milk.

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