According to the American Pregnancy Association, cooked seafood is an accepted form of protein during pregnancy. However, fish high in mercury or smoked seafood should be avoided. More » Health Women's Health Pregnancy

The levels in a clam chowder recipe vary depending on the specific recipe, but clams have the third-lowest mercury level of any fish studied by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Clams contain an average mercury leve... More » Food Food Facts Meat, Poultry & Seafood

Seven words to describe the element mercury are quicksilver, heavy, metallic, liquid, toxic, conductor and stable. Mercury is found in period 6 and group 12 of the periodic table. It has an atomic number of 80 and an ato... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules
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The symptoms of tubal ligation pregnancy include low back ache, one-sided pelvic cramping, pelvic pain, severe lower abdominal pain and excessive bleeding from the vagina, according to MedlinePlus. Other symptoms may inc... More » Health Women's Health Pregnancy explains that hormones fluctuate quite often during pregnancy, causing a variety of symptoms, but getting chills is not usually a sign of being pregnant. Many women experience hot flashes and more sweating du... More » Health Women's Health Pregnancy

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