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Can mommy eat...? A healthy eating guide for moms to be.

...Honeydew Melon?

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According to WebMD, honeydew melon is a safe and healthy option during pregnancy. However, it is essential that pregnant women wash their melon prior to eating it. Unwashed produce may contain harmful bacteria and parasites that can cause food-borne diseases such as toxoplasmosis and listeriosis according to the FDA and the American Pregnancy Association. Even produce with skin, rind or peel should be washed because bacteria or parasites accumulated on the outside of the produce can be inadvertantely ingested after peeling or cutting it.