There are so many options out there for prenatal vitamins, all the choices can be overwhelming! Prenatal vitamins help keep you and your baby healthy. It’s recommended that you take prenatal vitamins 3 months prior to trying to conceive, for the duration of your pregnancy and three months postpartum to help you recover. Taking prenatal vitamins while you’re pumping or breast/chestfeeding is also recommended.
Yoga Mamas' Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen made a short list of things she recommends her clients to be mindful of when making the decision. Below are three things to consider when choosing a prenatal:
Speak with your health practitioner when deciding on which prenatal vitamin to take. If you’re looking for a naturopathic doctor, Dr. Shannon Vander Doelen is accepting new patients! She’s available online and can treat anyone who resides in Ontario.
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Written By Taya Griffin, Breastfeeding Consultant and Homeopathic Practitioner
When I counsel mothers-to-be regarding breastfeeding they are surprised when I tell them to head to the grocery store in preparation! I thought I would share a few of the items on my list with Toronto Yoga Mamas: