This mother, Lucinda had a baby and everything was fine, and she was immensely happy. Until one day, when her 2-week-old son was acting strangely.
Her son was crying continuously for hours, and she knew that this is not the kind of crying that indicates the baby is hungry. Also, the skin of baby was turning red, so she took him to the nearest hospital thinking something is serious.
There he had a spinal tap performed, and the doctors found out that he had a bad case of listeria meningitis – a brain infection. And, the cause of this infection usually comes from the mother’s eating habits during her pregnancy.
o, what was it that Lucinda, the mother ate while she was pregnant caused this horrible brain infection to her 2-week-old son?
So the cause of this disease is the food she ate during her pregnancy.
But what did she eat
What caused her baby this horrible disease?
And, the answer is cold cuts.
Yes, that means she ate deli meat and cheese.
And, these food contain listeria bacteria which can survive even in the refrigerator. And the pregnant mothers shouldn’t eat this kind of food.
Because the immune system of a baby in the mother’s womb is not robust enough to kill this bacteria which causes the listeria meningitis.