If you’re anything like me, you like to be prepared and avoid disasters – big or small – whenever possible. What’s more, if you’re anything like me, you also like to avoid puking at all costs. I realize that pregnancy severely reduces my chances of avoiding up-chucking, but there’s little way around this dilemma. I mean, sure, I could not have a baby. But that would just be ridiculous.
Since women’s immune systems are more fragile during pregnancy, we become more susceptible to the bacteria, viruses, and parasites that cause food-born illnesses (Source: FoodSafety.gov). But there are some pretty simple steps you can take to reduce your chances of getting food poisoning during pregnancy. Check them out after the jump, and let me know if you’re ready to say goodbye to cookie dough…
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