Tag: mercury

Nothing fishy about eating fish during pregnancy

Nothing fishy about eating fish during pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, there are a few foods you need to avoid or limit. Fish can be a great part of healthy eating during pregnancy, but it’s impo ...
Fish safety during pregnancy: what to eat or avoid

Fish safety during pregnancy: what to eat or avoid

Mercury is a metal that can harm your baby. Fish get mercury from the water they swim in and from eating other fish that have mercury in them. By eati ...
Avoid mercury in skin care products

Avoid mercury in skin care products

Most pregnant women know to avoid mercury from certain fish as it could harm a developing baby. But did you know that some skin care products contain ...
Keeping breast milk safe

Keeping breast milk safe

There are a few things you need to take into consideration if you are breastfeeding or pumping your breast milk, in addition to avoiding alcohol whil ...
Mercury in fish

Mercury in fish

You may have heard it’s important to eat fish.  But then again, you may have heard fish can be dangerous, don’t eat it when you’re pregnant.  What’s t ...