We just had to pass along the following article published by WebMD regarding a new study showing that women who took prenatal vitamins containing the fatty acid known as DHA during pregnancy had babies that had fewer colds in the early months of life.
Most women start taking prenatal vitamins as soon as they discover they are pregnant, but the truth is prenatal vitamins and a balanced diet protect the health of your baby long before you even conceive. While a good prenatal vitamin is not a substitute for a healthy diet, the benefits to you and your unborn child are many.
Giving birth is a wonderful experience, but delivery can take a toll on a woman’s body and health. It’s important that women receive the essential vitamins and minerals while recovering and nursing.