• Landmark Study – Long-chain omega-3 fats reduce the risk of premature birth

    In Expert opinion ·  November 21, 2018

    A landmark Cochrane Review was recently published showing the correlation between long-chain omega-3 (DHA and EPA) intake during pregnancy and the baby’s length of gestation. As a “gold standard” of scientific evidence analysis, the authors of the Cochrane Review suggest 500 mg – 1,000 mg of long-chain omega-3s, which includes a minimum of 500 mg of DHA may lower the risk of premature birth, including early preterm birth (ePTB less than 34 weeks of gestation).

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