Maternal Nutrition

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Folic acid may increase placenta size: Study

By Matt Chittock

Supplementing with folic acid before and during pregnancy may increase placental size, according to a findings published recently in the journal Nutrients.

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How BoobyBiome is unlocking the mysterious breast milk biome

By Nikki Hancocks

Doctors Lydia Mapstone, Sioned Fôn Jones and Tara O'Driscoll founded Boobybiome in 2019 on a mission to better preserve beneficial breast milk bacteria and develop synbiotic supplements to support the infant microbiome.

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BabyRX launches maternity line

Adequate food and nutrient intake during pregnancy is universally recognized as optimal for fetal development and maternal health. According to USDA data, many who are pregnant are not meeting recommendations for certain food groups and specific nutrients...


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