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Squeezing in Exercise
When writer Rebecca Pratt played Mom to her friends' three children, she followed these tips to fit in small bits of fitness in small bits of time.
Birthday Ideas for Pregnant Momma
Best part of pregnancy is...
Baked Cinnamon Apples
A warm, sweet baked apple is the perfect ending to any meal.
Low Vitamin D Linked to Vaginal Infection in Pregnant Women
A common pregnancy infection has been linked to vitamin D deficiency. The same infection also is a cause of infant mortality and preterm birth.
Vitamin D Recommendations for Kids Doubled
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently announced that children--from newborns to adolescents--should get double the current recommendation of Vitamin D, which is believed to help prevent diseases.
Pregnant Women at Risk for Vitamin D Deficiency
Recent research shows that vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy is a widespread problem--Łeven for women who take prenatal supplements. Find out what this means for you and your baby.
Prenatal Vitamin D Intake Affects Child's Bone Health
U.K. researchers recently studied how vitamin D intake during pregnancy might affect child bone health later in life. Get the study results here!
Vitamin D: The Other Bone Builder
Sure, calcium builds strong bones in you and your baby, but it couldn't do so without the help of Vitamin D. Are you getting enough Vitamin D?
Vitamin B-12 May Prevent Birth Defects
Women of childbearing age (especially those who are pregnant or trying to conceive) are advised to eat 400 mg of folic acid (folate) daily to prevent neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, from occurring in their babies. New research shows that vitamin B12 may also play a role.
Viva La Vegetarian
Vegetarian moms-to-be often worry about whether or not their diets will have a negative effect on their babies. This can be a healthy diet, as long as you make sure to get enough of the proper nutrients. Nutritionist Becky Hand gives us some advice.
Postpartum Depression Linked to Low Iron
Did you know that taking your prenatal vitamin post-pregnancy is also important? Adequate iron intake can help prevent depression after baby arrives.
Vitamin E: A Valuable Antioxidant
Vitamin E is a valuable antioxidant. Are you getting enough of it?
Low Carbs and Pregnancy - Part 2
Low carbs are all the craze, but are these diets safe for pregnancy? What should you know? Find out in this week's special three part series on low carbohydrates and pregnancy with prenatal dietitian Becky Hand.
Part I: The truth about carbs and long term effects.
Part II: All carbs are not created equal.
Part III: Simple rules for carb-control.
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The Truth About Vitamin D
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Supplementing with Vitamin D drops
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Vitamin D Deficiency in Breastfed Babies
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Liver - BE WARNED!!!
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I am a vegetarian and the iron pills make me nauseous. What other kinds of foods can I eat that are high in iron?
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