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    i just follow the obvious ones; no soft cheeses or deli meats and no alcohol (difficult ). i’m very careful to wash fruit and veg and i avoid the pre packaged salads too. otherwise, compared to my pregnancy with ds at least, i’ve relaxed a lot. it’s nice, i’m enjoying it more this time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Miss Sunshine View Post
    I found the whole list of things to avoid overwhelming, incredibly restrictive and by second pregnancy when I just threw the list in the bin, very OTT. I think it creates unnecessary stress and panic instead of enjoying pregnancy.

    My rule was no soft cheeses and limiting alcohol

    Green olives are yum
    I understand why people say that. However I have a friend who lost her baby at 24 weeks due to listeria. The chance that the food you eat has listeria is low, but if the food you eat is contaminated it is highly likely that you will lose the baby. I personally don’t think the risk is worth it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mod-DJ Nette View Post
    I understand why people say that. However I have a friend who lost her baby at 24 weeks due to listeria. The chance that the food you eat has listeria is low, but if the food you eat is contaminated it is highly likely that you will lose the baby. I personally don’t think the risk is worth it.
    i’m so sorry for your friend. did she ever find out what it was that she had that was contaminated?

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    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    i’m so sorry for your friend. did she ever find out what it was that she had that was contaminated?
    No, it’s hard to work out. But it was possibly either a pre-made salad sandwich or sushi.


 

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