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Your weight before pregnancy

It is important that before you and your partner try to conceive that you are at a healthy weight. If you are underweight or overweight it can significantly reduce your fertility, making it difficult to conceive. Overweight women are also at a greater risk of suffering from insulin resistance during their pregnancy. Are you overweight?Free image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net Tips ... Leer Más »

Vegan and pregnant

Free image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net If you’re a vegan and pregnant making sure you and your baby are getting those ever important nutrients during your pregnancy can be tricky at times. Like vegetarians, you need to ensure you’re getting enough iron, omega-3, zinc, vitamin E and calcium, so check our page “vegetarian and pregnant” for sources of these nutrients. However, ... Leer Más »

Vegetarian and pregnant

Hmmm Omega-3Free image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net You’re a vegetarian and pregnant, which means you have two very important reasons to make sure you’re paying close attention to your diet for the next 40 weeks. If you’ve been a vegetarian for a while you’re probably very clued up on what you need to eat to maintain a healthy diet, but we ... Leer Más »

Vitamin C and pregnancy

During pregnancy it is important to have all of the right nutrients to keep you and your baby healthy. Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid,  is a water-soluble vitamin. Your body uses vitamin C for healing wounds, repairing tissue, growing and repairing bones, and creating healthy skin. Like vitamin A, vitamin C also acts as an antioxidant, fighting infections ... Leer Más »

Folic acid and pregnancy

Folic acid, also known as folate, is one of the B-group vitamins. The vitamin has several functions most importantly working together with vitamin B12 to form healthy blood cells and to develop DNA. It  helps to reduce the risk of certain defects in cheap jerseys unborn babies, such as spina bifida, by contributing to the normal development of the spine. ... Leer Más »