Super trio: Folic acid, iron and iodine

11/06/2015 10:36

* Folic acid is essential for cell division and the formation of cells, prevents the formation of spina bifida (open spine) in babies. Many women before pregnancy do not have enough folic acid, and their prescribing physician and additional quantities.

* You must have enough iron, because in pregnancy increases the amount of blood. With iron produces more hemoglobin, and it allows the transport of oxygen, even the baby. If you do not have enough hemoglobin, the doctor will prescribe an appropriate preparation.

Iodine is important for healthy brain development and thyroid. You'll find it in marine fish and iodized table salt.