Foods to avoid during pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time when extra caution should be taken with food preparation and handling. Good hygiene practices can reduce the risk of bacterial infection and food poisoning which can cause significant risk to your growing baby. There are also a number of foods which should be avoided during pregnancy due to increased risk of contamination or high levels of potentially harmful substances.

For more information;

Pregnancy Birth & Baby – Foods to avoid when pregnant     

Better Health Channel – Pregnancy and diet 

NSW Government Department of Primary Industries – Food Safety During Pregnancy

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