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okay so cold meats are harmful while pregnant? how?

Ive been eatin Angelina's Subs (its like a subway) since ive been pregnant..theres nothing wrong with my baby...

im 29 weeks and shes active! and currently she's kicking me in the ribs..

i dont see how cold meats are affecting my baby? she seems to be doing just fine...

so why does everyone say cold meats are so harmful?

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Asked by MissKellee at 1:15 PM on Feb. 7, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • They are? I'm 35 weeks and eating a lunchables stacker right now. Woops!

    Answer by bluelady27 at 1:17 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • There is a small risk of getting listeria, which can cause miscarriage or stillbirth. If you are worried, ask your OBGYN for their opinion.

    Answer by KateKevinAdopt at 1:17 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • they don't generally :) the only issues is that they "MAY" contain a bacteria that is bad for unborn babies.
    technobunny answered your question on that other post as to why they recommend not to eat them.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:17 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • So should I stop eating the lunchable? hahahahah

    Answer by bluelady27 at 1:18 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • The reason people say that is because of nitrates and listeria.

    Here is a link for you

    I have been eating lunch meats and subs during all my pregnancies.

    Answer by ldsdragonmom at 1:18 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • ooo Bluelady27, I LOVE LUNCHABLES!! i ate those in college everyday ahaha

    i tell ya..if i have a freaking stillbirth or miscarriage im gonna make sure my bf and i have sex again. We've been wanting to start a family for a long time now

    and if i have to go through all this pain and peeing do it in a heartbeat because its worth it in the end when you get to hold that little baby in your arms -_-

    Answer by MissKellee at 1:19 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • i eat cold cuts all the time just yesterday i had like... 3 LOL

    just make sure the place you are eating at isnt disgusting and dirty and the meat is good... no harm done.

    Answer by MomNbabyGirl009 at 1:19 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • As long as the meat is "good" (as in not rotting) enjoy it.

    I ate lunchmeats throughout all three of mine. If it's questionable that the meat is good, then avoid it. If you know it's good....make a sandwich!

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 1:19 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • hey this is my first time asking this question lol

    Answer by MissKellee at 1:19 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • i ahve never heard thi at all.What i have heard tho is meats that are UNCURED meaning not stuff from subway or places like that.Meats that are uncured have to be labeled that way and are normally in specialty delis and stores.Also soft cheeses are bad as they are not pasturizez. i would not worry abotu the lunchables lol or the cold cuts you are eating.Are there rare cases of food poisoning? sure, but overall the meats are ssafe.

    Answer by Bearsjen at 1:25 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

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