4 Foods to avoid during pregnancy

Wondering what all foods to avoid when pregnant? Here is a list of 4 foods that should be completely avoided!

Are you already tired of being told what you must eat and avoid as your fetal develops week-by-week?  “You can’t eat this,” or “You should rather eat that?” Are you bothered, baffled, and bewildered as to what you should or shouldn’t be consuming?

Well! Here are 4 food items that are super-healthy but to be avoided at any cost during pregnancy!

1. Papaya:

This wonderful fruit should be avoided at any cost. It contains a latex substance which is rich in enzyme Papain that may cause contractions of the uterus.

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2. Pineapple:

This tropical fruit has Bromelain (known to slow blood clotting) which can cause softening of the cervix leading to an immature labor.

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3. Certain Fish Variety:

Some seafood has too much mercury content which hampers the developing nervous system of a baby. Just remember that a big-sized fish will have more mercury. Therefore, it is advised to avoid Shellfish, Shark, Swordfish, Tilefish and King Mackerel at any cost.

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4. Herbal Tea:

Please avoid it during pregnancy. Herbal leaves can have an impact on baby’s development.

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