What you eat is always important, but never more than when you’re pregnant. Eating the right foods, like fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains, will give you and your baby everything you both need to be healthy and happy, but eating the wrong foods can lead to serious problems!
1. Raw or Rare Meat, Fish, or Poultry
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Raw and undercooked food, like rare steaks and sushi, can harbor nasty bacteria, viruses, and parasites, so always make sure to cook your meat thoroughly. It’s also a very good idea to wash your hands and work surfaces thoroughly while handling and cooking meat, too.