Vitamin B - Pregnancy

Vitamin B

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 […]

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┬á 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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