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ATTENTION IRISH LASSES AND FEMALE VEGANS AROUND THE WORLD:
Here's something you might not have known: pregnancy usually causes a sharp drop in mom's Vitamin B12 levels.
The medical world agrees with me: pregnant women need ample Vitamin B12 for baby's health ;- )
"Vitamin B12 is essential for the functioning of the nervous system and for the production of red blood cells," said Duane Alexander, M.D., director of the NICHD. "The results of this study suggest that women with low levels of B12 not only may risk health problems of their own, but also may increase the chance that their children may be born with a serious birth defect."
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the developing child.
You can get Vitamin B12 from greens, home made sauerkraut dried and raw nori from Japan, milk, meats, poultry, eggs, plus from fortified cereals and some other fortified foods.
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