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Green Tea Before and During Pregnancy: Folate Absorption

Green tea has been hailed as a health drink for its antioxidants and a fantastic coffee substitute because of its lower caffeine content. It’s also been said that green tea can improve your chances of conceiving as it helps to increase cervical mucus. There is a very important side of green tea, though, that may… Continue reading Green Tea Before and During Pregnancy: Folate Absorption

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Preventing Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautiful time in a woman’s life. Full of baby kicks and tumbles, that growing belly is home to a precious bundle of joy. For many women, however, that growing belly also becomes the home of some stretch marks. Stretch marks are caused by the breaking of the elastin fibers in the supporting… Continue reading Preventing Stretch Marks During Pregnancy

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Vitamin A: A Super-Nutrient for Fertility

What is vitamin A? Vitamin A can be found as a fat soluble vitamin as well as an antioxidant, and plays roles in maintaining healthy vision, supporting a healthy immune system, helping to build strong bones, cellular communication, and healthy neurological and reproductive functions. The active form, retinol, is only found in animal products. Plant… Continue reading Vitamin A: A Super-Nutrient for Fertility