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What can't I eat?

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mrsbrooks Sun 07-Aug-11 13:51:28

I am abt 6 wks now and am reading all abt food I can/can't eat but they all say different things. can someone tell me the definate ones to stay away from, thank u x

Crosshair Sun 07-Aug-11 14:05:59

I follow the nhs guidelines:

www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/917.aspx?CategoryID=54&SubCategoryID=130

LeoTheLateBloomer Sun 07-Aug-11 14:08:39

I got more relaxed about it, the nearer I got to the end (mainly the third trimester) but I never ate pate, blue cheese or raw egg (oh how I missed licking the bowl after making chocolate cake!)

IssyStark Sun 07-Aug-11 16:40:09

The Food Standards Agency used to have an excellent website most of which has now been incorporated into the NHC Choices Food & Drink in Pregnancy section:
http://www.nhs.uk/chq/pages/Category.aspx?CategoryID=54

Things to note include that although you can't eat soft blue cheese and mould ripened cheeses such as brie normally, you can eat them when cooked so a pizza with rocquefort on it is okay as is a wedge of deep fried brie.

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