If you’re older than 35 and you’re ready to get pregnant, chances are you’ve encountered the words “advanced maternal age.” While those words don’t inspire confidence, it does not mean that you won’t be able to have a healthy baby. This is just the standard wording used to refer to women who are 35 or older and trying to have a baby.Read More
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Conventional prenatal advice says that pregnant women need folic acid supplementation to prevent birth defects. But this actually misses a key aspect about folic acid: it’s not methylated or active. The body must go through several conversion steps to make it usable.Read More
Welcome to this week’s Dirty Genes Podcast. Today I’m interviewing our Editor in Chief at Seeking Health, Kinsey Jackson, MS, CNS. She shares her personal story of recurrent miscarriage and the steps she took to finally bring her rainbow baby into the world.Read More
Many people want to know the exact fertility diet they should follow to maximize their chances of getting pregnant.Read More
Welcome to this week’s SNPit. This is where we get down and dirty on a specific topic about your health. Today’s topic is: How do I Get Folic Acid Out of My Body?Read More
Welcome to this week’s SNPit. This is where we get down and dirty on a specific topic about your health. Today’s topic is: Am I getting too much folic acid?Read More
Trying to get pregnant might seem like it should all be fun, but it can feel hopeless if it doesn’t happen effortlessly. But keep the faith! Understanding the many factors at play can increase your odds of a positive pregnancy test.Read More
Trying to conceive can be one of the most exciting—and most nerve-wracking—times of your life. In this article, I’ll share six things to consider when you’re trying to conceive (TTC).Read More
If you’ve experienced a loss of any kind, I’m so sorry. All pregnancy loss is devastating. But you should know that no matter the timing, circumstances, or repeated nature of your miscarriages—it’s not your fault. It’s easy to fear that you did something wrong, or that you caused the loss in some way, but miscarriage is complex and still, in many ways, poorly understood.Read More
Do you work hard at staying healthy?
Are you eating right, exercising, and living a wholesome lifestyle?
If so, you may be thinking supplements like a prenatal vitamin may not be something you need.Read More