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Folate and Folic Acid – What Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Need to Know

Folate and Folic Acid – What Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Need to Know

September 09, 2018

Folate and folic acid play a vital role in embryo development, healthy pregnancies, and infant survival rates. Up to 50% or more of neural tube defects could be prevented with proper folic acid supplementation prior to conception, reports The American Academy of Pediatrics. Read more about this important micronutrient for women of childbearing age and learn the recommended daily intake as well as foods that provide folate.

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The Energizing Role of Iron in a Woman's Health

The Energizing Role of Iron in a Woman's Health

August 10, 2018

Iron is a key component in producing a protein in red blood cells that carry oxygen from your lungs to every cell in your body. Iron gives you energy because it allows your tissues, muscles and cells to receive and absorb oxygen. With proper oxygenation and blood flow your muscles tire slower, your brain thinks faster and your stamina lasts longer.

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9 Healthy and Delicious Recipes for Eating Milkful Lactation Bars

9 Healthy and Delicious Recipes for Eating Milkful Lactation Bars

November 07, 2017

Roll Milkful bars into peanut butter balls, blend fruit for a Milkful smoothie or bake Milkful bars into muffins. See all nine recipes to dress up Milkful bars.

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Breastfeeding Diet 101: What Your Body Needs to Produce Breast Milk

Breastfeeding Diet 101: What Your Body Needs to Produce Breast Milk

September 29, 2017

Find out where your milk supply comes from, how many calories you need to eat each day and the best foods for a strong supply. Plus a link to a great resource!

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The Truth About Caffeine, Alcohol & Fish When Breastfeeding

The Truth About Caffeine, Alcohol & Fish When Breastfeeding

September 29, 2017

Breastfeeding mothers don’t have to cut out specific foods as heavily as during pregnancy. Read how to safely consume caffeine, alcohol and fish when nursing.

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