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Subway-Do you eat it pregnant?

I want Subway today...I know, I know, I'm not supposed to eat deli meat but I just think a lot of that stuff is ridiculous. My mom ate deli meat, drank tea (with caffeine) and did pretty much what she wanted and I'm fine.

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Asked by HayleyGM at 11:36 AM on Dec. 30, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • I ate subway all the time with my 1st pregnancy and he came out just fine. and with this one I also eat it.

    Answer by effie777 at 11:53 AM on Dec. 30, 2008

  • My dr. told me that most everything is fine in moderation.

    Answer by fairyinabubble at 11:54 AM on Dec. 30, 2008

  • thank you! i always feel guilty if i eat it so i have only had it like 2 times the whole time and i'm at 29 wks now.

    Answer by HayleyGM at 11:58 AM on Dec. 30, 2008

  • what's wrong with subway or deli meat during pregnancy? i never heard of this before... i ate it through my last pregnancy, AND with this one and nothing bad has happened.... oh, and I drank one caffinated beverage each day!

    Answer by xxprittykittyxx at 12:01 PM on Dec. 30, 2008

  • I'm 25 weeks and I eat Subway all of the time. I have Gestational Diabetes an it satisfies without raising my blood sugar.

    Answer by blainesmommy03 at 12:02 PM on Dec. 30, 2008

  • mmmmm subway :) 32 weeks pregnant.... Thanks for the idea... I'm going to subway!

    Answer by lisacieslak at 12:31 PM on Dec. 30, 2008

  • I'd never heard of the risks from deli meat during my first two pregnancies, so I didn't really stress much about it during my last one because it hadn't done me any damage in the first two.

    Answer by riotgrrl at 1:15 PM on Dec. 30, 2008

  • I don't, but I'm pretty strict about my diet in pregnancy. I never wanted to take the risk of listeriosis, but Subway is always the first thing I ask for after delivering.

    Answer by LaurLaur623 at 2:40 PM on Dec. 30, 2008

  • I eat deli meat occasionally, probably once a week. I think if it's a place you've been to before or a brand you've bought before, it's fine. I wouldn't eat any suspect meat, and in the first trimester I was very careful (and paranoid!) but now that I'm further along, I'll eat deli meat and drink caffeine.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:47 PM on Dec. 30, 2008

  • im sure youll be just fine and baby too.

    Answer by jbirchard at 2:55 PM on Dec. 30, 2008

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