Pregnancy/Prenatal Health

If you’re one of the many expectant mothers out there who are interested in a holistic pregnancy, Pharmaca is here to help offer the best information on natural pregnancy health. From conception to birth, look to Pharmaca and Project Wellness for pregnancy tips and suggestions on natural vitamins and supplements that can help your baby develop healthily and help you weather the health issues that can come with pregnancy, including morning sickness, sleeplessness and body aches. Our practitioners and Project Wellness can also help guide you through lifestyle adjustments and dietary changes that can be vital to a holistic pregnancy.

Video: Good Nutrition for a Healthy Pregnancy

May 8, 2013
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Get an expert opinion on the vitamins and supplements that are vital for a healthy pregnancy from Dr. Tieraona Low Dog. This video is part of a series of educational videos we’ll be posting from members of our Integrative Health Advisory Board.

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The Healthy Benefits of Omega-3s

The Healthy Benefits of Omega-3s

The reported health benefits of omega-3s keep piling up—from boosting heart health to improving memory and concentration. Omega-3s are considered “essential” fatty acids because our body needs them for a variety of bodily functions. Since we can’t make them on our own, however, we must get them through diet or supplementation. The two main...

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Preparing for Pregnancy: Prenatal Essentials

You may know that folic acid is a pregnancy necessity, but did you know that it’s most effective when taken consistently before and during the time of conception? Learn more from Dr. Low Dog about supplements and other recommendations for all women of child-bearing age. This video is part of a series of educational...

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Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Keep Babies Healthier

Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Keep Babies Healthier

A study conducted by a researcher in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University has found that women who take fish oil supplements during pregnancy may boost their baby’s immune system and help protect them against colds during the first few months of their lives. Mothers who were given DHA (docosahexaenoic acid),...

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Prenatal vitamins shown to reduce the risk of autism

Prenatal vitamins shown to reduce the risk of autism

A new study in the journal Epidemiology showed that mothers who took prenatal vitamins in the three months prior to conception had a significantly reduced risk of having children with autism or related autism spectrum disorders. The research, out of UC – Davis, suggests that taking high-quality, folate-rich prenatals before getting pregnant may help...

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