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September 10th, 2012, 05:02 PM
LaceyMay2630's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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So I was told that fish in early pregnancy was a no no. But now that I'm in the second trimester, I am CRAVING it like no one's business. Can I eat more fish now that I'm further along?

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September 10th, 2012, 05:30 PM
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I love salmon, especially with honey/soy sauce/garlic. You can have fish; you just need to make sure it doesn't have mercury. Something else I love is salmon patties. If you buy canned salmon, it usually has a recipe on the can.
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September 10th, 2012, 05:42 PM
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That sounds amazing! The fish that I have right now is Alaskan Pollock. So I'll have to double check to see if it has mercury in it.

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September 10th, 2012, 07:00 PM
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You can eat fish in the first Trimester but limit it to once per week and stick to lowest mercury fish.

You can do tuna up to once a week (I love chunk white solid albacore) and Salmon and trout are great lower mercury fish (but I personally stick to wild caught NOT farm raised because a lot of them are kept in small pools and the swim/eat each others....leavings.)


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September 10th, 2012, 08:04 PM
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Salmon is great during pregnancy (I think it's the DHA?). I've heard the same thing about limiting tuna along with any other large fish higher up on the food chain.
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