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Magnesium and Healthy Pregnancy

Advice passed down through generations of midwives includes giving Epsom salts (magnesium sulfate) throughout pregnancy. Therefore it comes as no surprise that magnesium is an important part of the whole miracle of ushering new life into the world. Conception, pregnancy, and delivery are times when nature, nutrients, and nurturing are the prescription, not drug intervention. [...]

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Magnesium and Morning Sickness

Morning Sickness and Magnesium

This pregnancy (my fifth) has been my absolute easiest by far! My pregnancies had been getting easier as I’ve learned more about health and real food, but this one held a surprising difference! So much so, in fact, that I was really glad to hear a heart beat to make sure I was indeed pregnant. [...]

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Preterm Labor and Magnesium

Preterm Labor and Magnesium

I was first introduced to magnesium during my obstetrical training, where I saw how effective magnesium sulfate was in preventing seizures and restoring normal blood pressure in pregnant women suffering from toxemia. Magnesium is also frequently given to women having preterm labor to stop contractions. It works! A good friend of mine, Alexa, had her [...]

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Milk and Pregnancy

By Nisha Obaidullah Prenatal health & fitness expert and author of “The 9 Month Club – The Complete Support System for Pregnancy. If you asked one hundred pregnant women to name five essential nutrients for pregnancy you can bet that 99 percent of them would name calcium as one of their answers. Everyone knows that [...]

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