Your diet is a significant contributor to your health and the health of your baby during pregnancy. It isn’t a secret that you should be eating healthy whole foods. Should you take it a step further and eat organic during pregnancy? In its simplest form, “organic” certifies food produced without synthetic chemicals or fertilizers, genetic engineering, radiation, or sewage sludge. One of the biggest reasons some consumers opt for organic foods is to avoid pesticides. This episode breaks down the difference between organic and conventional produce, meat, dairy, and other foods. Also included is some of the research and evidence on whether pesticides affect you or your baby during pregnancy and what you need to know about GMO foods and pesticides. Get an in-depth look at organic vs. conventional foods and whether the evidence supports eating organic during pregnancy.

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