Zinc & Pregnant Mommas
Jake And Zoe Are Pregnant
So are Doctor Jordan and Bella, they’re pregnant.
So we’ve had a lot of talks about babies, plus all the babies that we see in our practices.
One thing that’s often overlooked is zinc.
Now a lot of people are taking zinc right now for other reasons, but zinc is super important for mommas and babies because it helps with neural behavioral development.
Zinc is super important for the formation of the baby’s prefrontal cortex, which is the part of the brain that controls all kinds of stuff, including behavior.
So if you want babies that are born not super stressed and in more of a sympathetic or fight-flight state, zinc is super, super important.
It’s also important for gut and stomach function all because of how it affects something called the parasympathetic nervous system.
And that’s the part of the nervous system that controls healing, growth, and repair.
So to have one of the things that mommas and babies need for vagal tone or to help the vagus nerve is zinc.
So make sure you’ve got your pregnant mommas on zinc, especially during the second and third trimesters.