approach to pregnancy problems
J. Clark's Prenatal/Postnatal Multivitamin/Mineral Formula!!!
||buckwheat, butcher’s broom, citrus bioflavonoids, gotu
kola, horse chestnut, OPCs, and red vine leaf.
||oxerutins (1,000 mg daily) significantly better than
placebo at reducing the pain, bleeding, and inflammation of
|Prevention of Neural Tube Defects
zinc may help prevent NTDs
||Flaxseed, dandelion root and a combination of
glucomannan and lactulose. However, there is no meaningful evidence to
indicate that they are effective.
|Prevention of Prematurity
|Prevention of Low Birth Weight
iron (iron supplementation in pregnant women who are not anemic
may not be good for either mother or baby.)
Pregnant women need to ingest enough vitamins and minerals to ensure their
own health, and the health of their developing babies. Deficiencies in
vitamins and minerals such as iron and folic acid may cause pregnancy
complications and birth defects. Doctors may prescribe supplements during
pregnancy, but a pregnant woman should not take extra vitamins and minerals
without first consulting with her doctor. Avoid supplements that provide "megadoses."
Excessive amounts of vitamins and minerals can be toxic and harmful to your
and your baby's health. Again, ask your doctor for the dose that is right
To further ensure a safe
and happy pregnancy here are a few other suggestions of things that really
should be avoided.