Toxemia Prevention: rediscovering what our Grandmas knew
Although Dr. Briffa does not mention it, traditional pregnancy foods have long supported this finding. I well remember being told to drink milk, and I craved sardines and salmon (canned, with the bones). Add bone broth and seaweeds and you have some heavy duty calcium foods to choose from. Getting the Ca from foods, rather than supplements means that you also get the naturally occurring co-factors in the proper ratios.
I am a wife and mother,
student and teacher,
cook and midwife,
artist and writer . . .striving for Nourishing in all realms. This often involves piecing together information, analysis, resources from all over: hunting and gathering for the elements of a real and sustaining life.