Can expectant mothers eat seafood?


It used to be that women who were expecting a baby had to hold off on seafood during pregnancy.

The Food and Drug Administration is now saying it may actually be good for them to have.

Fish is high in lean protein, low in saturated fat. That makes it good for both the mother’s and baby’s brain and heart.

Dr. Shawn Tassone, an OB/GYN at St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas joined Erin Cargile to explain. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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