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Is it safe to have Sucker during pregnancy?

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Can I include sucker fish in my pregnancy diet?

Sucker - also known as 

Sucker mouth, sucker fish, Chinese sucker fish,
Limits during pregnancy
1 Serving or 8 ounces a week
Can I include sucker fish in my pregnancy diet

As per the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, pregnant women should have one serving or less of white sucker fish during pregnancy. This recommendation is based on the mercury levels found in sucker fish. However, there are many types of sucker fish and it is advisable to consult a doctor before including any variant of it in your pregnancy diet.

Good source of
Calcium, Folate, Iron, Omega-3, Phosphorus, Potassium, Protein, Selenium, Sodium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6

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Discomfort relating to indigestion, heartburn and acid reflux are common during pregnancy and the symptoms can get specially aggravated during third trimester as your growing baby presses against your stomach. It can also be caused

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