Archives: Tips & Best Practices

Pregnancy

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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Kids

Do your kids really need calcium and vitamin D?

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One would think that kids would have an adequate consumption of dairy products to prevent deficiencies in vitamin D and calcium, but studies have shown that this is not always the case.

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Pregnancy

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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Pregnancy

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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Babies & Nursing

A Beginners Guide to Breastfeeding: 10 Tips from a Pediatrician and Mother

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Breastfeeding is the most perfect, natural food for a baby. It provides nutrition from proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, while containing antibodies that boost the baby’s immune system. Dr. Lauren Crosby shares her top 10 tips for breastfeeding.

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Toddlers

Sleepy Time Nutrients – Nourishing Your Kids for a Restful Night’s Sleep

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Dr. Lauren Crosby, a practicing pediatrician, breaks down the latest science to uncover the nutrients that show promise in supporting a good night’s sleep.

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Preconception

Healthy Partner, Healthy Sperm: 7 Steps to Healthy Male Fertility

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The pressure to get pregnant is often placed solely on women, but you need a healthy egg and a sperm cell to create a baby. Listen up men – learn 7 ways you can take control of your reproductive health.

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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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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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