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Gluten-free pregnancy

Gluten-free pregnancy

Gluten-free is okay during pregnancy Free image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net If you are gluten intolerant or have been diagnosed with celiac disease then you may be having some concerns about your diet not containing enough nutrients and vitamins to benefit your baby’s health. You can relax, your baby will get all the nutrients he needs, […]

Lactose intolerance and pregnancy

Lactose intolerance and pregnancy

If you are lactose intolerance or suffer from a milk allergy you may be concerned about how that will affect your pregnancy. The truth is you don’t have to worry, you can receive a sufficient calcium intake from other foods and supplements. However, it is important that you do not risk drinking milk or eating […]

Folic acid and pregnancy

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 unborn babies, such as spina bifida, by contributing to the normal development […]

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