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Is it safe to have Brie during pregnancy?

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Brie is so high in nutritional value. Why should I avoid eating it during pregnancy?

Brie - also known as 

Brie Cheese,
Brie is so high in nutritional value. Why should I avoid eating it during pregnancy

Since it is made from unpasteurized cow milk, Brie can be a host to the listeria bacteria. Listeria causes an infection known as listeriosis that can lead to serious complications like miscarriage, premature birth and even stillbirth during pregnancy. It can also lead to the development of birth defects in the baby. Pregnant women must consciously avoid eating brie during their pregnancy. However, if given the go-ahead by your doctor, it is considered to be safe for eating post pregnancy as it is a good source of certain nutrients.

Good source of
Calcium, Folate, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Protein, Riboflavin, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Zinc,
May contain harmful elements like...
Listeria Bacteria

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