Prenatal Nutrition

Calcium in a Plant-Based Pregnancy

why calcium is so important for mama-to-be and baby - and how you can be sure to get enough from plant foods.

In this article, we’ll cover why calcium is so important for a plant-based pregnancy and how you can be sure to get enough from plant foods. As you can imagine, the importance of many individual nutrients increases during pregnancy. You are, after all, growing another human! One of these essential nutrients is calcium. We often…

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DHA Needs During Pregnancy

DHA Needs During Pregnancy and what every pregnant mom needs to know

Most people know about the common nutritional recommendations during pregnancy – focus on getting enough folate, take a prenatal multivitamin, and eat a little extra. However, not everyone is as familiar with another very important nutrient for pregnancy: the omega-3 fatty acid, DHA.  What Is DHA? DHA is a very long chain omega-3 fatty acid…

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Meat Cravings During Pregnancy

pregnant woman craving meat

Plant-based and craving meat? Guess what! It’s totally normal to have crazy food cravings during pregnancy and it doesn’t mean you need to ditch your plant-based diet.   Do Pregnancy Cravings Mean You Have A Nutrient Deficiency? It’s a huge misconception that your body craves specific foods for the nutrients they contain. We often think…

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Foods that Boost Fertility

best foods to boost fertility

Curious if there really are foods that promote (and reduce) fertility? We’re here to tell you, yes! This post will cover everything you need to know about eating for your fertility. Infertility, or difficulty becoming pregnant, affects between 10-15% of couples. As you can imagine, there can be a lot of factors that contribute to…

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