Nutrients like vitamin D, choline, and DHA can often be lacking or nonexistent in many prenatal vitamins.
Research findings suggest that most pregnant women should increase their vitamin D intake to more than what’s included in a standard prenatal vitamins.
Today’s typical Western diet is often deficient in EPA and DHA, placing people at risk for innumerable suboptimal health outcomes.
The benefits of DHA during pregnancy may not be limited to the brain. Two areas of emerging evidence suggest that DHA may also influence a child’s future body composition and their risk for allergies.