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Tuna?

I am 33 weeks pregnant and I know that there are warnaings about eating tuna because of the mercury in it.. But isn't ok to eat it every once in a while?

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Mandy211

Asked by Mandy211 at 4:00 PM on Aug. 18, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • i ate a ton of tuna in the beginning it's high in iron too so i would think it would be just fine
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:01 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • I'm 35 weeks pregnant and I'm eating tuna right this minute! LOL Yes, it's okay...I have it about twice a week.
    GinaPetty

    Answer by GinaPetty at 4:01 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • Im 36wks and I eat tuna almost every day
    Lovin_mybaby5

    Answer by Lovin_mybaby5 at 4:02 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • but they also say u shouldn't eat ramon noodles but I eat them too
    Lovin_mybaby5

    Answer by Lovin_mybaby5 at 4:03 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • lol Ramen Noodles?? really? that is all i could eat in the beginning cause i threw everything else up and my doctor said when she was pregnant that's all she could eat to..
    Mandy211

    Answer by Mandy211 at 4:04 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • I believe you can eat it once a week
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:06 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • I eat it but in moderation. And only the light, not the white. White has a lot more mercury.
    riotgrrl

    Answer by riotgrrl at 4:14 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • Here is a link to a guide to mercury in seafood:


    http://www.nrdc.org/health/effects/mercury/walletcard.pdf


     

    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:15 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • Not more than twice a week, and eat chunk light tuna, as opposed to albacore or solid white. You don't want to risk mercury poisoning.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 1:38 AM on Aug. 19, 2009

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