Category: Healthy Pregnancy

Iron Deficiency in Pregnancy and What To Do About It

With the number of unique dietary strategies and food sensitivities on the rise, maintaining a balanced and robust diet is truly a daunting task for countless pregnant women. This is not accounting for the fact that many women have significant taste, smell, and texture aversions related to food items when pregnant.  All this creates a

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Top 10 Iron Rich foods Every Pregnant Woman Needs

Iron is essential for metabolism, growth, optimal cell to cell communication, and the creation of hormones and connective tissue. Human life cannot continue without adequate iron, let alone support the development and maturation of a baby in the womb. The following are excellent sources of iron that you will want to make a regular part of

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Iron deficiency anemia during pregnancy and what to do about it

Iron deficiency in pregnancy can be a serious burden on the mother and the baby.  When you get your iron results back and are told you are iron deficient most doctors will immediately prescribe Ferrous sulfate 325mg  (65mg elemental iron) and have you dose it 2-3x per day.  The problem with ferrous sulfate is that

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The Iron Series – Why the right iron matters for digestion

You get your blood work back and are told you are iron deficient.  You have no energy, can’t focus, can’t remember things, have headaches, weakness, easy bruising and all you need is to get your iron stores up to remedy your situation.   Your doctor recommends ferrous sulfate or you go out on your own

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