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Your weight before pregnancy

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. Tips for a […]

Sunday roast beef during pregnancy

Dinner

Dinner can be a hard meal to face during pregnancy, because you may not feel very hungry when dinner time rolls around. However, you should still try to eat something, because you and your baby both need those nutrients to get you through the night. This doesn’t mean you have to eat a big meal, […]

Vitamin B12 and pregnancy

Vitamin B12 and pregnancy

If you are a vegan and breastfeeding your child it is important to keep an eye on your vitamin B12 levels. Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is a water-soluble vitamin that contains the mineral cobalt. Vitamin B12 is very important for red blood cell blood formation, DNA synthesis and the functioning of your central […]

Vitamin B6 and pregnancy

Vitamin B6 and pregnancy

If you are suffering from morning sickness in the┬á first weeks of pregnancy, vitamin B6 can help decrease the symptoms. Vitamin B6, like folic acid and vitamin B12, is a B vitamin.┬áVitamin B6, also known as pyridoxine, is a water-soluble vitamin.┬áThe body uses vitamin B6 for protein metabolism. Sources of┬á vitamin B6: Meat Fish Vegetables […]

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