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DHA and Babies: Here’s What Happens When You Stop Breastfeeding

DHA and Babies: Here’s What Happens When You Stop Breastfeeding

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Although breast milk is the preferred source of infant nutrition, epidemiological studies have shown that docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) levels in breast milk are highly dependent upon the geographical location of the female population under study and the related habitual diet of the population, with the highest DHA levels in N. American Inuit and in some Asian populations. 1, 2 In women supplemented with DHA at a level of 200-400 mg/day, DHA levels are increased to at least...

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Lutein: Part of the Optimal Nutrition Necessary for Your Baby

Lutein: Part of the Optimal Nutrition Necessary for Your Baby

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Much of a baby’s cognitive health is determined during gestation; unfortunately, today’s typical diet often doesn’t provide expectant mothers with all the nutrients her developing baby’s brain needs for healthy development. Lutein and Brain Health for the Developing Baby During pregnancy, lutein levels in the mother’s bloodstream increase while other carotenoid levels remain fairly constant.1 The same differential pattern for increased lutein over other carotenoids is also...

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Hosting a Baby Shower?

Hosting a Baby Shower?

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Hosting a baby shower? Click to download instructions on this very funny baby shower game! Before you start, make sure you have your phone set to ‘video’ – you won’t want to miss the mother-to-be’s expression when she finds out her surprise!   Let us know in the comments how much fun you had with the game!  Share your favourite shower games with us...

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