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Attention Moms! Top 12 Things To Avoid While Pregnant.

Attention Moms!  Top 12 Things To Avoid While Pregnant.

“Children cannot make choices about their environment; it is up to adults to make the right decisions to ensure that they are protected.” — Dr. Lynn R. Goldman

What not to eat or take during pregnancy

This is first and foremost!  Your doctor should have given you a list of foods and substances you should avoid during pregnancy.  But just in case, this is where I am going to start...WHAT TO AVOID. 

Think You’re Pregnant? Tips for Weeks 1 - 3

Think You’re Pregnant? Tips for Weeks 1 - 3

If you think you’re pregnant…first thing’s first:

1.  STOP all risky behavior like smoking, breathing second hand smoke, drinking alcohol and using recreational drugs.  Best-case scenario, you cut out coffee altogether.  But if you’re having a hard time giving up the caffeine then limit yourself to no more then 2 cups a day. 

2.  Get on a Prenatal multi-vitamin and mineral supplement and a Prenatal Omega 3 DHA supplement as soon as possible. Folate is the naturally occurring nutrient in foods.  Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate.  Your pre-natal vitamin should have at least...