Ask an OB-GYN, Series I, Blog 3- Why is a healthy diet important for a healthy pregnancy? A healthy diet prior to pregnancy is important to maintain the proper nutrients needed for your baby’s organs to form correctly. In addition, if you are already anemic due to deficiencies in things such as iron or vitamin B12, anemia will usually worsen during pregnancy. Correcting that beforehand is very helpful. Obesity in pregnancy is now one of our most concerning problems in Obstetrics. Obesity … [Read more...] about Ask an OB-GYN- Why is a Healthy Diet Important for a Healthy Pregnancy?