My Pre-Pregnancy Diet: 9 Months Before Trying (Plant Based — Protein, Folate, Iron)

We're planning to create a honeymoon baby on the 5th of July, 2020, on our wedding night. At the point of writing this, there's 9 months left. A bit over a month ago I turned to a plant based diet for the purpose of well-being, and that's going fine, so I'm obviously going to stick … Continue reading My Pre-Pregnancy Diet: 9 Months Before Trying (Plant Based — Protein, Folate, Iron)

Why Is Folic Acid/Folate Important In Pregnancy?

Folic acid (found in supplements and fortified foods), or folate (the natural form) is a water soluble B vitamin (B9) that is very important in early pregnancy, but it is also beneficial to take before getting pregnant. Why is Folic Acid/Folate Important? Supplementing with folic acid is extra important in pregnancy because of the closing … Continue reading Why Is Folic Acid/Folate Important In Pregnancy?