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Just wondering

Could crawfish and other sea foods harm the unborn child?

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lolaluv2

Asked by lolaluv2 at 2:42 AM on Jul. 7, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • doulala

    Answer by doulala at 2:44 AM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • Also:

    The majority of seafood-borne illness is caused by undercooked shellfish, which include oysters, clams, and mussels. Cooking helps prevent some types of infection, but it does not prevent the algae-related infections that are associated with red tides. Raw shellfish pose a concern for everybody, and they should be avoided altogether during pregnancy.
    doulala

    Answer by doulala at 2:46 AM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • Yes.....Because of the mercury in it
    pregers2011

    Answer by pregers2011 at 7:13 AM on Jul. 7, 2011

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    sherribeare

    Answer by sherribeare at 3:51 PM on Jul. 7, 2011

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