Omega-3 fatty acids like Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) have shown an association with reducing the risk of preterm delivery and preeclampsia. Omega-3 fatty acids play a role in the brain and cognitive development of the fetus. It helps in maintaining healthy fetal weight and supports the development of the eyes, brain, heart, and immune system in the fetus.
In addition to that omega-3 fatty acids also help in regulating vital processes in the body like blood clotting, nerve transmission, allergic response, inflammatory response, supporting kidney function, and maintaining blood pressure.
Some of the natural sources of Omega-3 fatty acids include fish, walnut, chia seeds, avocado, flaxseeds, tofu, salmon, and fish. #omega3fattyacids#pregnancynutrition#seemasays