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Learn about the essential nutrients for pregnancy

Choose your food wisely while you’re pregnant and you can help your baby’s health and development.

1 min
to read Jan 28, 2021



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Institute of Medicine Food & Nutrition Board 2006. Dietary Reference Intake: The Essential Guide to Nutrient Requirements. In: Otten, J.J., Hellwig, J.P. & Meyers, L.D. (Eds.). Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences.


World Health Organization. Daily iron and folic acid supplementation in pregnant women. 2012.