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Folic Acid During Pregnancy

Folic acid is part of the B Vitamin family. It is also known as B9 or folacin. Folic acid is necessary for DNA formation. It plays major role in development of tissue and cell growth for the fetus. Taking essential amount of Folic acid during the pregnancy period helps in preventing birth defects, heart...

What to Eat While Pregnant

It is very important for you and your baby that you maintain a healthy and balanced diet. While pregnant you should consume about 300 more calories per day than you normally do (about 2,300 calories total). Nausea and vomiting can make this difficult but it is important to have good nutrition, and plenty...