Seafood in Pregnancy- What's a Momma to do?


I love when a homework assignment lends itself well to being a blog post as well- then I get to share what I'm learning with you!

Seafood has almost become taboo during pregnancy- don't eat raw seafood, no sushi, watch out for mercury... and on and on. While these are valid concerns, they must also be weighed against the benefits.

Fish are the best source of essential fatty acids that are even more "essential" for a developing baby. So how, then, does a mom-to-be handle this conundrum?

Here are a few tips:

1. Don't eat it raw! This one is true, just not worth the risk for your favorite sushi. It can wait until your baby is born and healthy.