Pregnancy Nutrition for Healthy Babies: Food Safety
It is not likely that you will get sick from the foods you eat, but you may get sick from food if you do not wash and cook it well.
Food Safety Tips
Here are some tips for how you can make the foods you eat safe and decrease the chance of getting sick.
Follow these tips and you will decrease your chance of getting sick from food while you are pregnant.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (2011). Nutrition during pregnancy. Available at www.acog.org/publications/patient_education/bp001.cfm
U.S. Department of Agriculture (2011). MyPlate. Available from www.choosemyplate.gov