Archives for Vitamins and Supplements
Can You Trust the Information You Read on MidwifeInsight?
From How good is the information that you see on this webpage? For that matter, how good is the information that you get on any webpage, or in the media…
Should I take iron and folic acid supplements during pregnancy?
Is this a trick question? The easy part to answer is regarding folic acid; all women should take 400 mcg of folic acid daily from the time they think about…
Why do I need to take folic acid before and during pregnancy?
Folic acid is a B-vitamin that is essential for normal neural tube closure and development in the fetus. (more…)
Herbs in Pregnancy
A good general rule during pregnancy is not to use anything other than simple foods and nutritive herbs unless the action of the substance on the uterus and fetus is known. (more…)
Calcium Intake and Osteoporosis Prevention
Recommended daily calcium intake and food content table. (more…)