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What Foods to Avoid during Pregnancy

Wondering what foods you should avoid now that you are pregnant? To minimise any chances of food poisoning there are some foods which are better to avoid. During Pregnancy your immune system is suppressed which means that you and your baby are more vulnerable to bacteria, viruses and parasites that can cause illness as a result of eating certain foods.
Here is a list you may find useful. If you are unsure it's best to consult your Midwife or GP.
 
Foods to avoid:-
 
Mould-ripened soft cheeses
Brie, Camembert, Goat's cheese included.
 
Undercooked and raw eggs
 
Unpasteurised (raw) milk
This includes Goat's milk, Sheep's milk and foods containing them also.
 
Pâté
 
Raw and undercooked meat
Be careful with cold cured meat such as Salami, Chorizo, Pepperoni and Parma Ham
 
Liver
 
Fish liver oil supplements
 
Supplements containing Vitamin A
 
Raw shellfish
 
Alcohol
 
Foods to limit:-
 
Tuna
 
Oily fish
 
Caffeine
 
Useful website for further information: http://www.nhs.uk/Pages/HomePage.aspx