Research Update: DHA linked to healthier babies

Attention moms! A new study by the University of Kansas Medical Center found supplements of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA might lengthen gestation and increase birth size. The results of the study add to previous evidence that omega-3 fatty acid supplements help to extend pregnancy, providing more time for babies to develop with a better…

DHA for Expecting Moms

Nutrition plays a major role in the health of expectant mothers and their babies prior to and throughout pregnancy.     Research shows the best diet for expectant moms should be rich in essential prenatal nutrients such as folic acid, calcium and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). During pregnancy, DHA supports infant brain, eye and nervous system…