Sushi

Besides mercury, what are the risks of eating sushi during pregnancy? If I ate low-mercury varieties, would it really be that bad? I miss it.

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Well that sucks. I've still

Well that sucks. I've still got over half the pregnancy to go! I guess after I get used to not eating sushi, I'll crave it less--or at least I hope so.

The main risk with Sushi, or

The main risk with Sushi, or any raw fish/meats, is that of parasites in the food. Even though the greatest of care is taken when preparing the food, you can never guarantee it with something raw. As the immune system tends to be lower during pregnancy, you are also at a heightened risk. I wouldn't take the chance.