The appetite of a pregnant woman and her taste preferences change over 9 months. Some combinations of foods are surprising. And if the expectant mother feels good on her “diet”, then she can be forgiven a lot. But some foods, despite the acute desire to eat them, are not allowed in any case.
Despite the fact that some doctors allow a small amount of wine to pregnant women, in the early stages it is not just undesirable, but also dangerous. During the main bookmark of all organs and systems, alcohol can cause developmental disorders of the child. In the second and third trimester, it is allowed to drink a little wine “symbolically”, but it is important that the product is natural and non-toxic. If in doubt, it is better to wait with taking alcohol during pregnancy.
- Raw fish
A lover of sushi for 9 months should refrain from eating them – raw fish can become a source of many problems. It can provoke listeriosis, which will disrupt the intrauterine development of the fetus. During pregnancy, you need to eat only heat-treated foods, including meat and eggs. You will have time to enjoy eggnog or carpaccio after giving birth.
- Homemade dairy foods
It is impossible for pregnant women to use dairy foods that have not been pasteurized. Forget about the proven grandmothers at spontaneous markets and the apparent benefits of milk – the risk of intestinal infections and salmonellosis increases.
Seafood can cause severe poisoning, which will lead to dehydration of the pregnant woman’s body and the threat of premature birth or lack of amniotic fluid for the baby. In addition, salty seafood will increase thirst, and the already swollen body of a pregnant woman will not cope with the load – the kidneys may also suffer.
- Forest mushrooms
Mushrooms growing in the wild accumulate toxins in themselves, and no preparation can completely rid them of poisons that are dangerous to any person. And mushrooms are a difficult product to digest, and there are enough problems with the gastrointestinal tract during pregnancy. It is allowed to use only artificially grown mushrooms-oyster mushrooms, champignons.