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Prenatal Vitamins

You Mamas Taking Iodine?

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP | Posted 08.23.2014 | Parents
Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

I had no idea that the salt used to make most processed foods lacked iodine, that the majority of prenatal vitamins didn't provide iodine and that the number of women who may have a deficiency was so large. I'm not alone.

Catherine Pearson

A Vitamin That Lowers Autism Risk By 40 Percent? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.12.2013 | Parents

With autism now affecting one in 88 children in the U.S., many parents are searching for any step they can take to help lower their child's risk of de...

Take a Pregnant Pause: Getting to the Bottom of Conflicting Advice

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

If you are pregnant, you have probably received a lot of advice from well-meaning friends, relatives and strangers -- much of it probably conflicting and confusing.

Is Your Body Nutritionally Ready for Pregnancy?

Birgitta Lauren | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Birgitta Lauren

Anything you eat with empty calories will not only not help your growing baby, it may hamper your baby's development and may cause birth defects from malnutrition.