Are you pregnant or trying to get pregnant and wondering what supplements are safe? Want to hear our take on ketosis during pregnancy? Curious about nutrients and foods to prioritize for optimal fertility and building super-babies? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki answer your burning questions about supplements during pregnancy from what to take while trying to conceive, essential supplements during pregnancy as well as those that you should stop once you get a positive pregnancy test!
In this episode, Ali and Becki go deep into the nutrients essential to build healthy babies and maintain resilient mamas from calcium and iron to magnesium and B vitamins. Learn about whether keto is appropriate to target during pregnancy, which foods to focus on for optimal nutrient density and what nutrients absolutely need to be supplemented during pregnancy. Plus hear us rapid fire your common pregnancy concerns with solutions to combat nausea, heartburn, pre-eclampsia and more!
Also in this episode:
- Past Episodes on Women’s Hormones, Pregnancy & Fertility
- Essential Nutrients for Prenatal Health
- Protein Needs During Pregnancy
- Keto and Pregnancy
- Essential Supplements During Pregnancy
- Troubleshooting Common Pregnancy Concerns
- Safety of Supplements During Pregnancy
- More Resources for Mamas to Be:
- Study Links:
- Felig, Philip, and Vincent Lynch. “Starvation in human pregnancy: hypoglycemia, hypoinsulinemia, and hyperketonemia.” Science 170.3961 (1970): 990-992.
- Herrera, E. “Metabolic adaptations in pregnancy and their implications for the availability of substrates to the fetus.” European journal of clinical nutrition 54.1 (2000): S47.
- Coetzee, EJ, WPU Jackson, and PA Berman. “Ketonuria in pregnancy—with special reference to calorie-restricted food intake in obese diabetics.” Diabetes 29.3 (1980): 177-181.
- Bon, C et al. “[Feto-maternal metabolism in human normal pregnancies: study of 73 cases].” Annales de biologie clinique Dec. 2006: 609-619.
- Hay WW Jr. Placental-fetal glucose exchange and fetal glucose metabolism. Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc. 2006;117:321–340.
- Institute of Medicine (US). Panel on Micronutrients. Dietary Reference Intakes for Energy, Carbohydrate, Fiber, Fat, Fatty Acids, Cholesterol, Protein and Amino Acids.
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