The Need to Breastfeed

The Need to Breastfeed

Guest post by Alexa Guelig According to the director of the CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, breastfeeding provides unmatched health benefits for babies and mothers. It is the clinical gold standard for infant feeding and nutrition,...
The Significance of Folic Acid during Pregnancy

The Significance of Folic Acid during Pregnancy

Guest post by Lyla Joffe Folic acid is the synthetic form of folate (vitamin B-9), essential for the cell regeneration occurring daily. During pregnancy, the body is supplying nutrients for itself as well as for the fetus, and so requiring increased stores for...