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

...Sea Trout (weakfish)?

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Safe, But...

Enjoy it in limited amounts if it is fully cooked!

Pregnant women can enjoy sea trout (also known as weakfish) as part of the six six-ounce servings of moderate mercury cooked seafood they eat per month. The FDA recommends a limit on the amount and kind of seafood pregnant women ingest to prevent harm to themselves and their baby caused by high levels of mercury. Sea trout is in the class of fish that is considered to have a moderate amount of mercury according to the American Pregnancy Association. Additionally, pregnant women should only eat sea trout if it is fully cooked. According to the FDA, pregnant women should not eat any raw or undercooked seafood and should cook fish to at least 145°F. 

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