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15 Reasons to Eat Grapefruit Daily while Pregnant!

Nutrition is probably one of the most important parts of pregnancy – not just because you’re taking care of your own body, but because everything you do affects your baby. This is why it’s so important for women to include a wide variety of healthy fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals in their daily diets. But there are some foods you should eat regularly during pregnancy; grapefruit is one of them.


No More than Two Cups of Milk per Day for Kids, Researchers Say

In recent studies, vitamin D has been linked to a reduction in respiratory problems for kids and iron deficiency has been linked to poor neurological development. Many children get these important nutrients from cow’s milk. But could an excess of milk prove to be too much of a good thing? Researchers from St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Ontario say, “Yes!”


Recommendations for Cutting Umbilical Cord Expected to Change for UK Midwives

When to cut a baby’s umbilical cord has long been a topic of debate; while most doctors and midwives still follow the recommended protocol of 30 seconds after birth, there are others that have claimed for years that there are benefits to waiting.


Is Fluoride Risky For Pregnant Women?

A new study claims to have found a link between fluoride in water and pregnancy anemia, pre-term birth, and under-weight newborns. Could there be a danger to drinking water with fluoride when you are pregnant?