Is It Safe To Eat Sausage During Pregnancy?

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SausageSausages are usually made from  ground meat. In spite of its nutritional benefits, consumption of sausages during pregnancy requires serious considerations because of the unreliability of safety factors associated with them. This blog would throw limelight on the nutritional benefits as well as limitations linked with sausages eaten when pregnant.


 


 


Nutritional Benefits Of Sausages During Pregnancy:


  • Sausages contribute a reasonable amount of calories so that your energy needs during pregnancy would be compensated.

  • They are capable of catering to the vital protein needs during pregnancy because they contribute up to 25 percent of protein needs during pregnancy.

  • They have good sodium content and so aid in fluid balances during pregnancy.


 


Complications Linked With Sausage Consumption During Pregnancy:


Sausages are  prone to listeria infection and so consumption of the infected sausages may lead to listeriosis in expectant mothers which may cause the following.


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In Early Stages


 In Later Stages


  1. Mild-fever

  2. Diarrhea

  3. Digestive problems

  4. Muscle aches

  5. Stiff neck

  6. Confision

  7. Vomiting

  8. Dizziness

  9. Vaginal infection


  1. Meningitis

  2. Convulsion

  3. Early labor

  4. Miscarriages

  5. Still birth


 


So moms-to-be, think twice before having sausages during pregnancy because the wellness of your little-ones mean a lot!


 


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