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Four vitamins pregnant women need more of

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  • Written By: Felicia Messimer

Eating a healthy, balanced diet while you're pregnant protects you and your growing baby. Many of you may already take a prenatal vitamin for added insurance; however, choosing the right foods can also help you consume the nutrients that pregnant women need. Below are four important vitamins that pregnant women need, as well as the food sources you can find the nutrients in.

NOTE: Results are for women 19 and older. Because of the amount of folate and iron needed, a prenatal supplement is always suggested.

Have questions?
Campbell County Clinics—OB GYN Specialists encourages you to speak with your doctor if you have questions regarding pregnancy and nutrition. Visit to schedule an appointment.

Sources: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

  • Category: Maternal Child