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Health Conditions | Pregnancy

It makes sense to rely on nature’s bounty during pregnancy – including natural supplements and herbs -- since there’s nothing more natural than the creation of new life. More than ever, pregnant women should maintain a well-balanced diet that includes plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole-grain breads, get additional calcium, and enough water each day. Learn about more ways to support a healthy pregnancy in this section.

Fertility Facts
Probiotics May Prevent Childhood Cavities
Pregnant? Eat Nuts Now to Lower Your Child’s Allergy Risk
Does Mom’s Vitamin D Affect Kids’ Muscle Development?
Eating Smart May Help Women with Fertility Challenge
Fatty Acids in Baby Formula Boosts Brain Function Later
Boost Iron for a Healthier Pregnancy
Magnesium May Help Moms-to-Be Maintain Healthy Blood Pressure
Pregnancy News: Folic Acid Linked to Lower Autism Risk
Natural Leg Cramp Relief
Healthy Eating May Prevent Pregnancy-Related Diabetes
Another Reason for Potential Moms to Take Folic Acid
Zinc Benefits Infants with Serious Infection
Prenatal Vitamins Support Full-Term Pregnancy
Benefits of Yoga during Pregnancy
Nutrients May Lower Pregnancy Complication Risks
Be Fussy about Your Baby Formula
Probiotic Relief for Babies
Smoking in Pregnancy Linked to Troubled Tots
Chew Your Way to Faster Post-Cesarean Healing
Fit for Pregnancy, Fit for Life
Moms-to-Be: Water Aerobics Helps Low-Back Pain
Breast Milk Beats Formula…Again
B Vitamins Ease Painful Pregnancy Leg Cramps
Iron Supplements in Pregnancy
Black Soybeans as Infertility Treatment
Calcium Prevents Preeclampsia Complications
Mom’s Diet Helps Calm Colic
Homeopathy Prevents Postpartum Hemorrhage
Herbal Combination Relieves Colic in Babies
Swaddling Protects against SIDS
Yoga Is Beneficial During Pregnancy
Mothers’ Nutrition Linked to Down Syndrome
Soothe Babies with Familiar Smells
Ginger Treats Morning Sickness
Acupuncture Eases Labor Pain
Ease Labor with Pelvic Exercises
Bee Propolis May Improve Fertility in Women with Endometriosis
Iron Supplements During Pregnancy May Increase Birth Weight
Vitamin C Increases Fertility in Women with Luteal Phase Defect
Acupuncture Reduces Pain During Labor
Carob Bean Gum Reduces Reflux, Regurgitation in Infants
Cod Liver Oil During Pregnancy Makes Babies Smarter
Vitamin B6 Important for Developing Infants, Mothers
Probiotics in Pregnancy May Reduce Infant Eczema
Ginkgo Safe in Pregnancy
Biotin Supplement Needed During Pregnancy
Nutritional Supplements Reduce Morning Sickness

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The health information contained in this site is not intended as medical advice and should not be considered a substitute for appropriate medical care. Any products mentioned in studies cited in Healthnotes articles are not necessarily endorsed by Bastyr. As with any product, consult with a natural health practitioner to discuss what may be best for you.


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