Check Your Prenatal Vitamin

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When most couples decide to try and have a baby, they normally see their doctor and begin taking prenatal vitamins.  

Not all prenatal supplements have the same ingredients.  Many do not have any DHA omega-3, which is just as important as the vitamins and minerals.

A new study had 350 pregnant women take either 600mg DHA omega-3 or placebo during their pregnancy.  They found that those taking the DHA had longer gestation, increased birth weight and length.

Am J Clin Nutr 2013

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