nutrients baby need during pregnancy

Q: What essential nutrients does my baby need during pregnancy?
A: “The nutrients that are necessary for the growth of  a healthy baby are folate and folic acid, vitamin D, calcium, protein and iron. Most of these nutrients can be found in regular food. Having a healthy diet will ensure that your baby is getting the nutrition that is essential for his development.”

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Dr. Evelyn Minaya is a host of The Juice, Veria Living’s flagship lifestyle audience talk show, covering celebrities, food, fitness, fashion, beauty, health, and pop culture. A board-certified OB/GYN and women’s health expert, Dr. Evelyn is a graduate of Barnard College/Columbia University and the SUNY Health Science Center, an affiliate of New York University.