Step away from Google! You defo are NOT allowed to eat "blue" steak when pregnant. I wouldn't worry at all though. Use a food thermometer to safely check the temperature of your steak. No, it’s best not to risk it. When the meat is ground up, any bacteria on the surface can be mixed in, and then not killed when the meat it cooked. I'm 18 weeks and 2 days pregnant.. 0 0. Apart from vegetables (which should be thoroughly washed) everything should be cooked. There are many things you have to be careful with now that you’re growing a new human inside you, and what you eat … I eat my steak rare and can't stand it any other way. I ate probably 4 or 5 bites of the steak between last night and this morning.. However, 1 swordfish steak isn't going to do anything. ... to avoid rare or pink ground meat. Edna. It has the ability to cross the placenta and have devastating effects on the fetus, including premature birth, low birth weight and brain problems (scary! 18 weeks pregnant! Accidentally ate medium rare to rare steak now really worried My husband cooked a steak with a lot of sauce and it looked dark on the outside, and when I first ate it the meat was more brown on the inside, more like a medium. MadelynsMom0919. Its very early in the pregnancy and slightly pink … Insert the thermometer into the thickest part of the steak. You'll be fine. Bad things I ate while pregnant: wine, coffee, rare steak, soft cheese, medium burgers, runny eggs, raw cookie dough. You can still cut into that juicy T-bone while you’re pregnant, it just might not be quite as juicy. It all depends on where you go, just avoid medium rare ground beef. I know pink meat is on the forbidden list, but I've just been at a Christmas dinner at a restaurant and didn't realise the steak was a bit pink until I was halfway through it (it was very dark and I was hungry!). Good luck with the rest of your pregnancy. Will drinking water help? Rare steaks are fine, ground beef is questionable According to Hertz, the primary danger zone on a cut of beef is the exterior layer where the most … I ate undercooked meat, like it was still a little mushy and stuff but it wasn't red and there was no blood. All my kids are amazingly vibrant and healthy. lol. Pregnancy can be a tough time for moms-to-be. Yesterday my husbands friend brought me a steak from outback because I was craving it but he ordered it rare because that's how I usually eat it. I'm aware it's probably fine but I felt the need for some reassurance! Ate rare steak?! any information would make me happy! ). This is to reduce the risk of food poisoning and very rarely toxoplasmosis. It's to do with Mercury build up -BIG fish (like swordfish) eat lots & lots of little fish & therefor will have more Mercury in their system because of that. Mercury is not good for your baby. I ate quite a lot, like 1-2 pieces (burger) - It's been 1-2 hours already, i feel fine. 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