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If vegetarian and pregnant, what supplements do I need?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Prenatal vits, DHA

A prenatal vitamin is wise for everyone- many good ones, i especially like new chapter & rainbow light brands.
Omega 3 fatty acids are important- you can get these from flax or hemp seed oil, but some need dha, usually found in fish oil. There are vegan sources available from algae. While supplements help, eat a healthy diet rich in organic fruits & vegetables. Also choose organic eggs & dairy.

In brief: Prenatal vits, DHA

A prenatal vitamin is wise for everyone- many good ones, i especially like new chapter & rainbow light brands.
Omega 3 fatty acids are important- you can get these from flax or hemp seed oil, but some need dha, usually found in fish oil. There are vegan sources available from algae. While supplements help, eat a healthy diet rich in organic fruits & vegetables. Also choose organic eggs & dairy.
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