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Foods safe to or not safe to eat

(8 Posts)
AmyLouise222 Thu 03-Jan-13 18:27:30

How safe is meat off a deli counter such as garlic sausage and pork luncheon meat

I have gone off cups of tea so my caffeine fix I'm allowed I think I'll stick to diet pepsi

lollypopsicle Thu 03-Jan-13 09:52:47

The risk of the runny egg is salmonella which actually doesn't harm the baby at all directly (and the risk is very very low from lion eggs) It is the effects of the dehydration from sickness and diarrhoea that could be problematic. I know this because I contracted salmonella when pregnant from eating beansprouts... which is apparently quite common but they're not banned! Baby was not affected in any way, thankfully.
I guess I'm trying to say you can do everything right and still contract something nasty but even if you do, it won't necessarily do any harm. All you can do is be sensible...and try to relax a bit smile

jennimoo Thu 03-Jan-13 07:10:07

Stilton is actually low risk so 'allowed' now!

I would suggest OP reads the current guidelines here:
www.nhs.uk/Conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/foods-to-avoid-pregnant.aspx as there is a low risk eating some foods like runny eggs would make you ill, but the result for baby is really bad if it does happen.
I think we should make up our own minds, but with the information about the risks!

AmyLouise222 Wed 02-Jan-13 20:52:44

Also got myself ginger cake today to ease nausea and it works

AmyLouise222 Wed 02-Jan-13 20:46:41

Awww I actually want to cry now thank you I LOVE soda bread yayy! DH hates it more for me and bubba

clabsyqueen Wed 02-Jan-13 20:35:51

I am so so sorry but your post made me smile. First pregnancies can have you second guessing EVERYTHING! But what you have described is a zero risk meal! Most ladies I know ( including myself) pay almost no attention to the guidelines and have NEVER had any side effects - runny eggs, bloody steaks, prawn salads (never blue cheese though tbh) you name it! Enjoy your pregnancy and good luck!

It's fine.

AmyLouise222 Wed 02-Jan-13 20:29:22

I am 7 weeks and a few days and as it's my first pregnancy I am q[uite cautious about what I eat

I saw wholegrain was good for the baby and so I made some homemade soda bread and I used pasturised semi skimmed milk mixed with a generous splash of lemon juice to make homemade buttermilk- thing is I put quite a bit of LJ in and it made the milk thicker than intended its meant to curdle the milk to make buttermilk but I think I made it TOO thick- I did cook the bread at 200*C for half an hour so it was fully cooked at a high temp

Is this safe to eat

I have made a medium loaf and I do love this wholemeal bread

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