How Much Tuna Should You Eat During Pregnancy?
Experts agree that seafood is a rich source of important nutrients, and that most of us don’t eat enough of it. Fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, B vitamins, iodine, selenium and vitamin D. And numerous studies show that the nutrients in fish are particularly important for brain development in fetuses and [...] Read More
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Aiding Your Premature Baby's Brain Growth
Researchers studying premature babies in the hospital found that the sound centers in the babies' brains grew more quickly when they heard recordings of their mothers rather than the normal clamor of intensive care units. The recordings were manipulated to simulate sounds heard in a womb.
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Bed Rest and the Art of Doing Nothing
by Leslie Contreras Schwartz for the Huffington Post
I am entering my sixth week of bed rest at 30 weeks pregnant, and I am often surprised by the reaction I get from the people I tell.
"Oh, you poor thing!" a woman might say. "I was on bed rest for two days and I wanted to go crazy."
The reason [...] Read More