4 foods to avoid when you’re pregnant (1/4)

Certain foods contain substances that can harm your baby'do not eat these. Take extra care with household hygiene, food storage, and food preparation to avert potential problems

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1. Blue cheese

Soft and blue-veined cheese such as Camembert, Brie and Stilton should be avoided. They harbour a bacteria causing listeriosis, which may cause miscarriage or still birth.

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