Being a clinical dietitian and currently seven months pregnant, nutrition during pregnancy is very important to me. Nutrition is the one big way we can help determine pregnancy outcome (that along with proper weight gain). After suffering the loss of my first at 16 weeks and now wanting to do everything possible to prevent this from happening again, I have been studying pre-natal nutrition. Here are the basics and the most important things to consider:
Posts Tagged ‘pregnancy’
Finds One Chance in 10 of False Negative
A negative result on a home pregnancy test can be misleading if it’s done very early, a government study finds.
In a study of 221 women, 10 percent of the negative readings of tests on the first day of a missed period turned out to be wrong, says a report in the Oct. 10 issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association.
Natural Family Planning (NFP) is often the modern alternative to invasive infertility correction procedures. It is also an effective form of contraceptive. Used correctly, NFP is 99% effective in avoiding pregnancy. NFP is completely drug free, completely reducing the common long term side effects of birth control pills.