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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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