How Does Vitamin C Help During Pregnancy?

Prenatal vitamins during pregnancy

Vitamin C is one of the most common vitamins found in fruits and vegetables. 

It can help prevent pregnancy complications such as pre-eclampsia, intrauterine growth restrictions, and anaemia.

Pregnant women should get around 85 milligrams of Vitamin C each day, while breastfeeding women should increase the dosage to about 120 milligrams. 

Vitamin C is found in many fruits and vegetables, and a balanced diet should provide all the vitamin C you need. For example, a medium-sized apple contains 14% of the daily recommended Vitamin C intake. Other significant sources of Vitamin C include red bell peppers, leafy greens, citrus fruit, strawberries, cauliflower, and broccoli.

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