We've all heard of the gluten-free diet. Eliminating gluten is a necessary diet change for those with Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder, intolerance or allergy. 

That being said, going gluten-free has become a major fad diet among a large portion of the population, even those without these disorders. 

As a pregnant woman, it is incredibly important to make sure you are eating everything you need to ensure your baby is born healthy and flourishing. 

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Eliminating gluten from your diet means you could be eliminating important nutrients vital to your baby's growth. 

Some essentials you will be missing include whole grains, folic acid, B12, iron, and any other nutrients found in barley, rye, or wheat. 

If you have the proper information, you can safely remain gluten-free while pregnant. You can find additional information here

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