Nutrition Tips for Expecting Moms

Nutrition plays a major role in the health of expectant mothers and their babies prior to and throughout pregnancy. It is important to focus on real foods to ensure you are getting the proper nutrition to help your baby grow and develop. Colorful fruits and vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nonfat milk are staples in…

5 Tips for Baby’s Health

It is essential for expecting mothers to take care of themselves while carrying their little bundles of joy. Here are a few nutrition tips for mothers to follow during pregnancy: Eat Protein Protein is a fundamental building block of your baby’s development. Try eating a protein-rich diet complete with eggs, nuts and fully-cooked meats.  Don’t…

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…

Nutrition expecting and nursing mothers’ need

Maternal nutrition during and after pregnancy plays an important role in fetal and infant development. Expecting Moms During pregnancy, DHA – a long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid – supports optimal infant brain development, and is particularly important in the third trimester when significant brain growth occurs. Developing babies must obtain this vital nutrient through the…

Pregnancy and Nursing benefits of DHA

DHA during Pregnancy Nutrition before, during and after pregnancy plays an important role in fetal and infant development, as well as in maternal well-being. During pregnancy, DHA supports optimal infant brain, eye and nervous system development and is particularly important in the third trimester when significant brain growth occurs. Maternal DHA supplementation during pregnancy and…

Building Beautiful Minds – The “Big 3” for Baby & Me

Let’s start at the beginning and look at some of the important building blocks for every woman’s diet during pregnancy and while breastfeeding to help support positive brain health of their babies. Folic acid is a B vitamin important for healthy cells. Diets with adequate folic acid may reduce a woman’s risk of having a…