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Can I Eat Sushi While Pregnant?

I know I can’t eat raw fish, but what can I order at my favorite sushi restaurant?

Raw or seared fish can contain parasites and/or bacteria that can hurt baby, so lots of the menu at a sushi restaurant is off-limits. But there's still plenty to eat. Dig in!

Hot appetizers: edamame, shrimp shu mai, beef negimaki

Soup: miso soup, udon or soba noodle soup

Salad: field-greens salad, seaweed salad

Sushi: eel-cucumber roll, California roll, salmon skin roll

Entrees: chicken teriyaki, vegetable or shrimp tempura

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