Is it safe to have Herring during pregnancy?

Yes, that's ok

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What are the benefits of having herring during pregnancy?

Herring - also known as 

Araucanian herring, Atlantic herring, Pacific herring,
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Checks before eating
Should be properly cooked.
Limits during pregnancy
8-12 ounces a week
What are the benefits of having herring during pregnancy

Herring is an important source of vitamin D. Having herring during pregnancy prevents vitamin D deficiency and helps improve your immunity. Herring is also rich in iron and vitamin B-12 that keep your red blood cells healthy. It also contains calcium, magnesium and phosphorus which are important for your baby’s skeletal growth. Its potassium content also helps your nerve cells in transmitting electrical signals. Hence, pregnant women can certainly have 8-12 ounces of thoroughly cooked herring during the 9 months.

Good source of
Calcium, Copper, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Protein, Riboflavin, Selenium, Sodium, Thiamin, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Zinc,
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