Can I eat mushrooms when pregnant?
Can I eat all types of edible mushrooms when pregnant?
Cooked, fried, or dried mushrooms are safe to eat during pregnancy. Just make sure that the mushrooms you want to try are in fact edible.
Mushrooms are rich in vitamins (B2, B3), antioxidants, zinc, and iron, as well as other micro- and macroelements important during pregnancy. Vitamin B2 is involved in producing energy as well as keeping the eyes, skin, and red blood cells in good condition. Vitamin B3 is responsible for the proper functioning of the nervous system. Iron is also important for you, mom! It's essential for the production of hemoglobin. Iron protects against anemia, lowers the risk of premature birth and too low birth weight.