folic acid and pregnancy

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Preparing for Baby – What You Need to Know

Preparing for baby is one of the most exciting times of your life – and the scariest! These thoughts on how to prepare for a baby are inspired by a midwife’s comment on my “healthy pregnancy” article. Are you planning to breastfeed? Booby Tubes are a natural, safe, gel-free breast pack made with a 100% organic cotton shell and filled with all-natural […]

How Much Folic Acid to Take During Pregnancy

Folic acid and pregnancy go together like diapers and babies – you can’t have one without the other! “How much folic acid do I take during pregnancy” is often asked, and here’s the answer. The Nature Made Prenatal Multivitamin + DHA has the right amount of folic acid (0.4 mg of folic acid is how much pregnant women should take during […]

Planning to Get Pregnant With Vitamin B9 Folate

If you’re planning to get pregnant, you need to take the right vitamins and minerals. Both men and women need to know how vitamin B9 (folate) affects your pregnancy – it’s more important than you think! Are you getting enough vitamin B9 in your diet? If not, look into Doctor’s Best Best Fully Active Vitamin B9 Folate. It’s a natural […]

10 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy From a Nurse Midwife

A certified nurse midwife offers 10 most important tips for a healthy pregnancy, ranging from the best foods to eat for your developing baby to the reasons to have regular sex during pregnancy. If you’re not a glowing and ecstatic pregnant woman, you’re not alone! Pregnancy triggers an eruption of hormones that alters moods dramatically and quickly. Most women need […]

Healthy Foods for Pregnant Vegan or Vegetarian Women

All pregnant women need to eat a well balanced diet during pregnancy, and pregnant vegan or vegetarian women are no exception. These nutrition tips are specifically for pregnant vegan and vegetarian women, to help ensure they’re getting the necessary nutrition. For easy-to-prepare dishes that are packed with protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids, read get The Vegetarian Mother’s Cookbook: […]

5 Ways to Ease Hip Pain When You’re Pregnant

Here are five ways to ease pregnancy hip pain when you’re pregnant. Finding the right way to cope with hip pain when you’re pregnant involves trying different things until you find what works for you. We’ll start with a sacroiliac belt… The Prenatal Cradle Mini Cradle is an effective way to ease stress and relieve hip pain. Making sure your hips and […]