Why is zinc an important part of prenatal diet?

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First answer by Yulia Crowder. Last edit by Yulia Crowder.
Zinc aids in cell growth and replication and is important all through pregnancy. About 12-15 mg daily is the recommended dosage during pregnancy. Excess amounts in early pregnancy can cause miscarriage. It is present in beef, lamb, pork, beans and nuts. It is best to consume zinc through a natural than as dietary supplements.

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