Safe Foods During Pregnancy

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Quiz: Do You Understand Safe Foods During Pregnancy?

Test your knowledge by answering the following questions:

Questions
True
False
1

Foods you can eat and those you should stay away from apply to the first and second trimester of your pregnancy.

Explanation:
Foods you can eat and those you should stay away from apply to all three trimesters of your pregnancy.
2

Fish that’s high in mercury is safe during pregnancy.

Explanation:
Fish that’s high in mercury, such as shark, tuna and swordfish is not safe during pregnancy.
3

Thoroughly cooked shellfish is safe during pregnancy.

Explanation:
Thoroughly cooked meats, fish and shellfish are safe during pregnancy.
4

All health care providers say no amount of caffeine is safe during pregnancy.

Explanation:
Many women ask if they can keep drinking coffee during pregnancy. Most health care providers say that pregnant women can have two small cups of brewed coffee each day. Remember that energy drinks and chocolate can contain caffeine, so factor that into your total.
5

Sources of food-borne illnesses include raw or undercooked seafood.

Explanation:
Sources of food-borne illnesses include raw or undercooked seafood, raw meats, raw eggs, soft and semi-soft cheeses, unwashed vegetables and unpasteurized honey.