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i a7 weeks preg and i just found out i should not eat hot dogs!

i have a craving for them and i eat them fully cooked is my baby at risk for dieing i havent had one since i found this out but i just found out help

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AliciaLamoreux

Asked by AliciaLamoreux at 9:45 AM on Nov. 23, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Hot Dogs are full of nitrates and by-products......not good for the body.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 9:45 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • your baby will be fine....
    peanutsmommy1

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 9:46 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • based on its healthiness, but you'll be fine and so will they, just don't eat too many.
    Zoeyis

    Answer by Zoeyis at 9:47 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • I ate them when preggers with both kids. Hot Dogs won't hurt your baby
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 9:47 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • it's fine.....they say that becasue of the nitrates and the possibility of being undercooked, just like the deli meat warning. I ate both during both my pregnancies and my kids are alive and well.
    Mom2Jack04

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 9:47 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • thank you that makes me feel so much better i just dont want to loose my baby
    AliciaLamoreux

    Comment by AliciaLamoreux (original poster) at 9:49 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • lmao! wow i had 2 chili dogs everyday for almost 3 months of my pregnancy! and my dd is totally fine! its amazing what they say u cant eat these day! i would of starved if i had followed that list to a T!
    Caroline2010

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 9:54 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • Go get you some good, natural hot dogs at the health food store. They are way better for you and taste amazing!
    BluDog

    Answer by BluDog at 9:57 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • The concern over hot dogs or deli meat is listeria contamination. A form of food poisioning. Which is easily taken care of if the meat is heated to at least 160 degrees. Just dont eat uncooked hot dogs & you'll be ok.

    Here's a link for you: http://www.americanpregnancy.org/pregnancycomplications/listeria.html

    (copy paste..i dont know how to make the link clickable..sorry)
    lisa89j

    Answer by lisa89j at 10:10 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • I craved hotdogs when I was pregnant and it didnt hurt the baby...i also craved raw cookie dough
    TiffanieAnn

    Answer by TiffanieAnn at 10:14 AM on Nov. 23, 2010

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