This article, entitled "Superfoods for a Healthy Pregnancy," is presented by Wild Blueberry Association of North America and the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.
Every woman knows that the nutritional and lifestyle choices she makes during pregnancy can significantly impact her own health and that of her child. But did you know that those same choices can also affect your ability to conceive and continue to affect your own health as well as the health and well-being of your baby after birth?
In SuperFoods Rx for Pregnancy, New York Times bestselling author (and dad of 7!) Dr. Steven Pratt uses the groundbreaking approach of SuperFoods Rx and draws on the latest scientific research to help you meet the nutritional, environmental, and lifestyle needs of your baby and yourself—starting before conception and taking you through the critical first months of your baby’s life. The book is full of great examples of how some of his favorite superfoods work their magic pre, during and post pregnancy to keep both Mom and Baby healthy during this critical lifestage.
In the video below, Dr. Pratt discusses these superfoods for before, during and after pregnancy.
Dr. Steven Pratt, M.D., FACS, ABIHM, is a clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of the New York Times bestselling SuperFoods Rx and SuperFoods HealthStyle, and he has appeared on major national media including Today, The View, and Oprah. His books have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, O, Time, Newsweek, Men’s Health, Shape, Martha Stewart Living, and other publications.