The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending pregnant and breast-feeding women to take a daily supplement containing iodine in order to prevent iodine deficiency.
Researchers reported that breastfeeding transfers iodine to infants.
Expectant mothers should watch what they eat. A new study revealed that diet during pregnancy and early life can influence a child's behavior and intelligence.
A new study has linked mild iodine deficiency in the womb to lower scores on literacy tests.