We all know that lifestyle & diet during pregnancy have a significant impact on a child's health. New Research shows that its crucial to be eating healthy foods before conception, during pregnancy and into life.
Pamela Nathan recommends that pregnant women take prenatal vitamins, as its difficult to get all the necessary nutritional support from food alone during pregnancy. Don’t think that it’s a replacement for a healthy diet.
What are prenatal vitamins?
For a mother's health, and the health of her baby, she is advised to take so-called ‘prenatal vitamins’ during pregnancy. These are specially formulated multivitamins that make up for any nutritional deficiencies in the mother's diet. While the supplements contain numerous vitamins and minerals, their folic acid, iron, and calcium content are especially important.