IN THIS ARTICLE
- Prenatal Nutrition
- Leptin Diet for Pregnant Women
- Weight Loss Before Pregnancy
- Improving Fertility
- B Vitamins & Folate for Prenatal Health
- Quality Iron Vital for Healthy Pregnancy
- Protein Needed for Baby's Growth
- DHA for Brain & Eyesight Development
- Prenatal Iodine: Great for Intelligence
- Supporting Thyroid During Pregnancy
- Dealing with Stress During Pregnancy
- Calcium and Bone Health
- Handling Constipation During Pregnancy
- Morning Sickness During Pregnancy
- Immune System Support
Calcium and Bone Health
There is some evidence to indicate that the number of pregnancies or the first pregnancy at a higher age are risk factors for later life bone loss. However, many variables are involved and no clear cause-effect relationship has been documented.
At any rate, it is clear that bones "take a hit" during pregnancy, which is likely to be greater in high stress pregnancies. Our government's suggestion for calcium during pregnancy and lactation is 1300 mgs, which can be met by a combination of food sources and dietary supplements.*
The quality of calcium, combined with the needed cofactors for bone metabolism, are important factors for preventing bone loss.
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