Is it Safe to Eat Sushi while Breastfeeding?
We’ve now learned that it is not considered safe to consume sushi while pregnant. Does the same apply to the breastfeeding period? Sushi is generally recognized as safe during the period of breastfeeding. If any contaminants are present in the uncooked fish, they will not be passed along to your baby during breastfeeding. However, these contaminants could make you feel sick if the food is not handled correctly. Therefore, it’s best to be sure you purchase your sushi or sashimi from a reputable source. Foodborne illness can create severe symptoms that might make it difficult to care for your baby.
Japanese cuisine is a favorite in many parts of the world. Follow the recommended safety advice listed here to enjoy these foods at different stages of your life. If you have any questions about the safety of including these popular foods in your diet, please contact your physician before consuming them.