Can I Eat Prawns during Pregnancy?


You can eat prawns during pregnancy provided that the prawns are properly cooked. Uncooked prawns may contain parasites such as tapeworms which can sap all the nutrients that you and your baby need. When you properly cook prawns, this will kill the parasites in the fish making it safe to eat.
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You can eat prawns when you are pregnant provided they are properly cooked. For prawns to be eaten by pregnant mothers they must be cooked until they turn red and their flesh pearly opaque. Seafood is generally good for pregnant mothers but if improperly cooked can be risky due to parasites.
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