Fish is one of the best sources of the essential omega-3 fatty acids. These essential fatty acids may play an important role in control of inflammation, in growth and development in moms and babies, and in the reduction of the risk of heart attacks. Unfortunately fish is contaminated with mercury, some types of fish more so than others. The FDA has issued guidelines that recommend fish intake in moderation. An article, featured on the American Pregnancy Association website, lists those fish to best avoid and recommendations for those fish that are safe for a pregnant mom to consume.
Did you eat fish when you were pregnant?