People at Risk: Pregnant Women
Immune system changes in pregnant women place the women themselves, their unborn children, and their newborns at increased risk of foodborne illness. These illnesses can be worse during pregnancy and may lead to miscarriage or premature delivery. Some foodborne illnesses, such as Listeria and Toxoplasma gondii, can infect the fetus even if the mother does not feel sick.
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- SourceUrl: https://www.foodsafety.gov/people-at-risk/pregnant-women
- Syndication ID: 18743
- Language: English
- Source: Health and Human Services (HHS)
- Date Syndication Captured: Tuesday, July 02, 2019 at 04:25 AM
- Date Syndication Updated: Friday, July 16, 2021 at 01:54 AM
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