Are you getting enough omega-3s in your pregnancy diet? This type of unsaturated fat is critical for baby's brain development, and helps support your heart and brain health as well. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends 250 milligrams daily of one particular type of omega-3, docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA. DHA can be found in supplement form or in many of the foods we … [Read more...] about Delicious tips for upping your omega-3 intake during pregnancy
This post on choline was sponsored by Balchem, a nutritional ingredient supplier. When the American Medical Association (AMA) makes a statement like this one reported in the AMA Wire regarding prenatal vitamins and choline, you know the news is a big deal. The release stated that “Prenatal vitamins only contain 0–55 mg of choline, leaving the majority of pregnant and … [Read more...] about Choline: An essential nutrient for all ages and stages of life
I still remember waiting for the doctor to say baby-led weaning wasn't a good idea. When I told him that my daughter was eating the same foods we ate, just cut in a way she could hold and served in an appropriate texture for gumming the food, he smiled and did exactly the opposite. He said most of the world feeds their children this way, why would I have a problem with it? In … [Read more...] about What is baby-led weaning?