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Nutrition During Pregnancy

Posted Oct 04 2009 11:13pm
During pregnancy, there are special nutrient requirement pregnant women must have:

FOLATE: This is essential for the formation of red blood cells.

EFA or Essential Fatty ACids: These are important for the normal development of cell walls of the baby's brain and eyes.

CALCIUM: This is important for building strong bones and teeth for the mother and baby.

IRON: This is to prevent anaemia, leaving mothers to pale, tired, breathless and faint.
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