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Quick Tip #9 for an awesome pregnancy and birth: Know your nutrients

by lizzi (follow)
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Women often ask about vitamin supplements during pregnancy and are recommended a broad spectrum pregnancy supplement. But are these truly necessary for health?



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Supplements during pregnancy - often recommended with no evidence they are needed. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.


Maybe not.

It's really important to know what your nutrient levels and needs are by having a blood test or consulting someone who can assess your diet. Supplementing above your requirements is a waste of money and this is a case where more does not necessarily equal better.

Chat to a dietitian or naturopath about assessing your diet and increase your health during pregnancy!

Further reading:
LINK: http://wholewoman.hubgarden.com/supplements-during...

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