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Baby builder

A healthy diet is always a good idea, but it’s particularly pertinent when you’re growing a baby. The various vitamins and minerals you consume work together to ensure the bundle inside you develops and thrives. While the list of essentials … Continue reading

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Folic Acid Q&A

You hear all the time that folic acid is important during pregnancy, but do you know why? Julia Robertson, CPM, a teratogen information specialist with the Utah Department of Health who counsels women, healthcare providers and the general public through … Continue reading

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Safe skin treatment during pregnancy

Baby might kick some of the skin creams and treatments you’ve been using for years to the curb. Check out how the FDA’s pharmaceutical categories for pregnant women break down: Category A Drugs: Human and animal studies show no risk … Continue reading

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Pot o’ good

Looking to boost your prenatal diet but haven’t a clue where to start? You’re not alone. When my doctor asked at my first prenatal appointment how my diet was going, I didn’t want to reveal the truth—doughnut for breakfast, burger … Continue reading

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