Yes! Firstly, eel is calorific, therefore it helps to fulfill a pregnant mother’s energy requirements. The fish is an excellent source of protein, that forms the building blocks for cell growth and development of the baby. It is also rich in Vitamin A and B12, that reduce the risk of preterm birth, low birth weight, and neural tube defects like spina bifida and anencephaly. The abundance of the minerals calcium and phosphorus maintain the strenghth of your bones as well as aid in the skeletal development of your baby. However, pregnant women must be conscious to eat eel in moderate amounts as an excess of intake can increase mercury levels in their body and increase harm.