Can you eat shrimp while pregnant?

Answer On One Hand: Part of a Healthy DietShellfish such as shrimp are a healthy addition to a pregnancy diet. Shrimp contain omega-3 fatty acids and are high in protein, according to th... Read More »

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Can you eat shrimp cocktail when you're pregnant?

On One Hand: It Is SafeShrimp cocktail is a safe appetizer to eat during pregnancy. Pregnant women should avoid raw seafood, but shrimp cocktail is not raw- it is cooked and chilled. Shrimp are not... Read More »

Is it safe to eat boiled shrimp while pregnant?

I have never been pregnant but I have read over and over that women who are pregnant should eat fish and seafood very sparingly because of the amounts of mercury in them that can actually cause bir... Read More »

Is it Safe to eat cocktail shrimp when pregnant?

Yes, you can because shrimp is low in mercury, but you aren't allowed more than 12 oz (or 2 normal servings) of shrimp, cod, lobster, light can tuna, or crap in one week. Make sure it is cooked ful... Read More »

Is it safe to eat shrimp and snowcrab legs while pregnant?

Yes, a pregnant woman can eat seafood but she must be very careful about what seafoods she can eat because a lot of seafood contains mercury, which can be very harmful to the fetus. Bottom-feeder f... Read More »