Everyone is looking for super nutrition, right?
While this post is dedicated to pregnant moms, we would all benefit from incorporating these nutritional powerhouse supplements and oils into our daily must-haves.
HOW TO HAVE A HEALTHY PLACENTA.
The placenta provides nutrients and oxygen to your growing baby, and removes waste products from baby’s blood. Avoid harmful chemicals in personal care and cleaning products, BPA, etc
Be mindful of nutrition, key supplements, exercise, deep breathing and hydration to have a healthy placenta.
- Support healthy gut flora, take a probiotic (Life9)
- Eat a healthy diet and include quality protein, healthy fats, vegetables, fruit, seeds, nuts.
- Stay hydrated, drink clean water throughout the day, at least 3 quarts.
Most of baby’s brain is comprised of fat. Up your intake of healthy fats in your diet and up the Omega3 fats. Eat wild caught fish like salmon and cod, but be sure to supplement with OmegaGize daily. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) a daily intake of omega-3 fatty acids is recommended during pregnancy
OXYGEN AND OXIDATION
Early on, the embryo develops in a low oxygen environment until the beginning of the second trimester when large amounts of oxygen are used to meet the growth requirements of the fetus. Lots is going on in the placenta. Metabolism is high and along with that comes oxidative stress in the placenta. Super nutrition with high-antioxidant foods is important. (see citation )
At least 75% of adults are deficient in magnesium. Mamas, during pregnancy your needs for magnesium greatly increase. Magnesium helps build and repair tissue for you and your baby. Proper magnesium helps support blood pressure and the flow of blood, better amniotic fluid, better pregnancy. Think about MegaCal and epsom salt baths to support healthy magnesium levels. If doctors would only prescribe magnesium along with the prenatal vitamin we would see better outcomes related to blood pressure and pre-eclampsia.
HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF NINGXIA PLACENTA?
When a mother has been drinking NingXia Red during her pregnancy, the doctors and midwives are always amazed at how healthy and robust (full of awesome blood vessels and oxygen) the placenta is.
Add a daily shot of NingXia Red® to your diet to enjoy the benefits of this powerful, whole-body supplement.
TESTIMONIES FROM MAMAS ON TOP PRODUCTS
There are a few Young Living products I’ve found particularly useful during my pregnancy.
“The fragrance of Sacred Frankincense™ helps comfort my spirit when I feel those ordinary anxieties and worries about pregnancy. It’s also a great addition to coconut oil or lotion to rub on my belly and hips to moisturize the growing skin.
I also love NingXia Red.
It’s a healthy treat that also gives my body the nutrients it needs as it grows this new addition to my family. Other essential oil-infused supplements I’ve come to rely on are Essentialzymes-4™*, MultiGreens*, and OmegaGize3*.” – Hiromi, YL Diamond
“I can’t say enough about the Ningxia Red drink and how it helped to support me during my first trimester and now beyond. It gave me an energy boost I dearly needed and it helped to support my digestion which we all know gets wonky during pregnancy. But most of all it was something I could grab when I became STARVING in 2 seconds flat. I could at least drink that and stave off the gagging until I could get a bigger snack!” – Lindsey Gremont, Royal Crown and The Homemade Mommy
“I have heard several midwives say that they can see a difference in the placentas of their moms who drink Ningxia Red versus those who don’t; they say that the NR drinking moms have healthier placentas. Well right after I delivered my placenta I heard one of the nurses (who I’m sure had no idea I’d been drinking Ningxia) comment “Wow that’s a really pretty placenta!” I thought that was an interesting coincidence given what I’d heard from the midwives. (P.S. I’m not sure I’d ever call a placenta “pretty” but whatevs…)” Caitlin
CHECK OUT THESE TWO BOOKS, as helpful resources…
A FEW TESTIMONIES FROM GENTLE BABIES BOOK …
“I had an amazing midwife who was well acquainted with Young Living and made wonderful recommendations throughout the pregnancy. In addition to a prenatal and Vitamin D, I used Sulfurzyme, Super Cal Plus, MultiGreens, Super B, Super C, NingXia Red, Nitro and Mineral Essence.” – Callie Shepherd, Diamond
“All three of my pregnancies were incredibly healthy, low risk pregnancies with zero complications. I think taking Master Formula and Super B for my prenatal vitamins played a huge part in that. I also made sure to drink a minimum of 2 oz NingXia Red and one Nitro every morning to start my day off right.” – Hannah Johnson
“MultiGreens: Say hello to energy for days with this green salad in a capsule. NingXia Red: I love how it is an antioxidant powerhouse for every single body system, and it is so good for the placenta and that growing baby! Don’t ask how much I consume in a day; it’s a lot!” – Kari
“Because of NingXia Red, Core Supplements, essential oils and a healthy diet, my energy stayed up, I didn’t have any swelling, and my weight gain was less than my other pregnancies. The biggest difference was feeling so great overall. My midwife commented that my placenta was one of the healthiest she had ever seen. Also, the nurse assistant noted that I had very rich milk.” – Sera Johnson, Royal Crown Diamond
Baby Book, by Betsy Bosom available on Amazon
NINGXIA RED! EXTRAORDINARY NUTRITION AND ANTIOXIDANTS
- While there are 16+ varieties of wolfberry, only the NingXia wolfberry has the extraordinary nutrition and antioxidants. On the ORAC scale 25000 vs blueberries at 2400.
- Also featuring plum, aronia, cherry, blueberry, and pomegranate juices and extracts, Young Living’s NingXia Red is packed with superfoods to support overall wellness.
- Pure vanilla extract and Lemon, Orange, Yuzu, and Tangerine essential oils for a great-tasting, healthy treat.*
YOUNG LIVING NINGXIA RED BENEFITS INCLUDE
- energy levels
- normal cellular function
- everyday liver detoxification support
- whole-body and normal eye health
A daily shot of 2–4 ounces helps support overall wellness with powerful antioxidants.*
And for more about essential oils during pregnancy, as found on the YL Blog,
If you have any concern about using any Young Living oils, supplements or products YL would recommend avoiding them if you are at all concerned. Keep doing your research. You need to be comfortable with what you’re putting into your body.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Young Living products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.