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Food Safety for Pregnant Women

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Food Safety for Moms-to-Be
What you need to know about food safety before, during, and after pregnancy.

Preventing Listeriosis In Pregnant Hispanic Women in the U.S.
Community Educator's Guide to a serious foodborne risk from unpasteurized milk and cheeses.

Food Safety for Pregnant Women Booklet
This booklet is designed to provide practical guidance on how to reduce your risk of foodborne illness.


Spotlight

Advice about Eating Fish: For Women Who Are or Might Become Pregnant, Breastfeeding Mothers, and Young Children

FDA and EPA have issued advice regarding eating fish. This advice can help women who are pregnant or may become pregnant - as well as breastfeeding mothers and parents and caregivers feeding children 2 years and older - make informed choices when it comes to fish that are nutritious and safe to eat. This advice supports the recommendations of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, developed for people 2 years and older. For advice about feeding children under 2 years of age, you can consult the American Academy of Pediatrics.