Day 39, Papaya Consumption During Pregnancy


Pregnant moms are advised to avoid eating Papayas as it can cause a miscarriage.


A mom to be would usually receive a lot of advice with regards to different topics in pregnancy and food seems to be a popular choice for all. You may have heard certain people talk about papayas being unsafe during pregnancy.

Usually the seeds of Papaya contain an element which can trigger contractions when consumed in large quantities.  Papain is dominant in raw papayas though and hence small portion of ripe papaya can be consumed safely during pregnancy.

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