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26 weeks pregnant at the Chinese Buffet.... I ate too many shrimp!

I know I am supposed to limit seafood- and i'm pretty sure I went well over my allotment with all the different types of shrimp at the buffet.

Anything to worry about?

I learned my lesson- got pretty sick afterwards :)

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staciandababy

Asked by staciandababy at 1:56 PM on Sep. 2, 2012 in Pregnancy

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  • I don't think you have anything to worry about but a few extra pounds!!!!!!!!!!!!
    older

    Answer by older at 1:57 PM on Sep. 2, 2012

  • Nope, just don't eat any more seafood in the next week.
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 1:58 PM on Sep. 2, 2012

  • i ate alot of seafood all it did was make me sick
    tigger3itch

    Answer by tigger3itch at 2:25 PM on Sep. 2, 2012

  • Many Chinese buffets are loaded with MSG, which is not healthy for the baby. Drink some water to dilute the sodium. Then stay away from it for the rest of your pregnancy. Also, avoid deli because it too is loaded with sodium.
    robinkane

    Answer by robinkane at 2:42 PM on Sep. 2, 2012

  • Not this Chinese Buffet. I promise! SUPER clean and SUPER fresh ingredients.
    staciandababy

    Comment by staciandababy (original poster) at 2:47 PM on Sep. 2, 2012

  • nitrates in shrimp are pretty high... Id on't think you have anything to worry about this one time but I would not do it a alot.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:20 PM on Sep. 2, 2012

  • Well, since you got sick, I'd say you're fine :P

    I loves my seafood, and I still have it on occasion. Shrimp isn't on the "must avoid" list (or it isn't on mine, yay), so I wouldn't be too worried. Just try not to engorge yourself next time.

    Or, take me with you next time!!!!!!!
    hopeandglory53

    Answer by hopeandglory53 at 3:22 PM on Sep. 2, 2012

  • Hope- I would love pregnant backup with me!! :D I had sushi (without raw fish just rice avocado cream cheese and imitation crab) wontons, spring rolls, snow shrimp, roasted chicken, beef n broccoli, chow mein, fruit, salmon and dessert
    staciandababy

    Comment by staciandababy (original poster) at 3:28 PM on Sep. 2, 2012

  • Clean or not most Chinese places use MSG. Before you start replying back find out what it is first. MSG is an ingredient that is salty. Just be careful next time and drink plenty of water right now to get the extra sodium from the mSG out of your system.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:02 PM on Sep. 2, 2012

  • Oh my good lord anon...what in the WORLD did women ever do before doctors were telling them how to be pregnant.

    One time incident...I wouldn't worry one bit.
    Mom-2-3-Girlz

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 7:11 PM on Sep. 2, 2012

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