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Video: Trying to Conceive or Already Pregnant? The Importance of Folic Acid, aka Vitamin B9

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If you are trying to conceive or are already pregnant, a vitamin B9 or folic acid, dietary supplement should be a part of your daily routine. Dr. Gregory Ward, a UK-based obstetrician and gynecologist, explores the foods rich in folic acid and why adding a vitamin B9 supplement to your diet is important at this stage of life.

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Video: The Importance of Nutrition During the First 1,000 Days of Life

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Dr. Gregory Ward, a UK-based obstetrician and gynecologist, discusses the first 1,000 days of a child’s development, which starts from the moment of conception until his or her second birthday. Learn about the key nutrients that make up the “Big 3 for Baby and Me” during the first 1,000 days of life.

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Video: Vitamin D – A Big 3 Nutrient for Maternal and Infant Health

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In time for Mother’s Day, Dr. Gregory Ward shines a spotlight on one of the “Big 3 for Baby and Me” nutrients – vitamin D.

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Toddlers

Tis’ the Season for Holiday Travel – Tips to Keep Your Family Nourished

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Make holiday travel with your little ones a bit more nutritious this season by learning a few tricks to snacking while on the go! Watch now.

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Pregnancy

#GiveThemTomorrow – 4 Steps to Support a Full-Term Pregnancy

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The Brightest team is joining the #WorldPrematurityDay conversation and offering four steps to help support a full-term pregnancy. #GiveThemTomorrow. Watch the video now.

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Pregnancy

Probiotics and gestational diabetes

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Research suggests that probiotics may contribute to a healthy pregnancy. Learn more about the latest research.

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Toddlers

Chomp, Bite, Chew – the Ultimate Guide to Nourishing a Healthy Mouth

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Did you know that cavities in the teeth are five times more common than asthma? Learn how you can help support a healthier mouth for your little one…right from the beginning.

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Babies & Nursing

Pump Up Your Milk Supply with 5 Easy Tips

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Looking for ways to increase your milk supply? Watch this video from the Brightest Editors for ways to help support healthy milk production.

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Pregnancy

The Overlooked Prenatal Nutrient

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In recent years there has been a growing importance placed on nutrition and its contribution to a healthy pregnancy. Choline is a key nutrient, which is often overlooked.

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Preconception

24 Things to Do Before You Try to Conceive

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Thinking about having a baby? Read these 24 things you need to do before trying to conceive and get a new perspective on parenthood.

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