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My good friend just learned she's pregnant, and I told her I would ask you wise women what you know about these fish oil ingredients:<br>
The one she is looking at is EPA/DHA Fish Oil(Mercury Free), Organic Flaxseed Oil, and Borage Seed Oil. Any reason the flaxseed or borage might not be good during pregnancy?<br><br>
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Flaxseed oil is safe. Borage seed oil is not supposed to be used during pregnancy since the gamma-linolenic acid(GLA) it contains increases production of prostaglandin E. Basically it's a uterine stimulant so could potentionally cause contractions.
 

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I just read a great and easy to understand article about fish oil on my chiropractor's blog.<a href="http://backpainandpregnancy.blogspot.com/2010/01/although-not-strictly-back-pain.html" target="_blank">http://backpainandpregnancy.blogspot...back-pain.html</a><br>
It explains what is good to take and why. Hope that helps!
 
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