I recommend all pregnant and breastfeeding women follow the consensus guidelines to get about 200mg of preformed DHA from a pollutant-free source.

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No demonstrable clear and consistent benefits? See my last video: Should Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Take DHA (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/pregnant-breastfeeding-women-take-dha).

What about taking long chain omega 3’s to protect our heart? See:
• Is Fish Oil Just Snake Oil? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/is-fi…)
• Omega-3’s and the Eskimo Fish Tale (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Omega…)
• Should We Take EPA and DHA Omega-3 For Our Heart? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/shoul…)

I raised concern about the pollutants in seafood during pregnancy in a number of my videos:
• The Wrong Way to Detox (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-w…)
• Hair Testing for Mercury Before Considering Pregnancy (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/hair-…)
• Fish Intake Associated With Brain Shrinkage (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/fish-…)
• Mercury vs. Omega-3s for Brain Development (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/mercu…)
• How Long to Detox From Fish Before Pregnancy? (http://www.nutritionfacts.org/video/h…)

Have a question for Dr. Greger about this video? Leave it in the comment section at http://nutritionfacts.org/video/should-vegan-women-supplement-with-dha-during-pregnancy and he’ll try to answer it!

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