Preparing for Nursing
High-DHA algae oil significantly increases DHA level in breast milk vs Control Group
- Approximately 230mg DHA-rich algae source per day increases DHA levels in breast milk to 0.44 percent of total breast milk fat in 6 weeks.
- One softgel of Omedha™ daily will ensure a minimum of 0.35 percent DHA of total breast milk fat, corresponding to dietetic recommendations for infant formula levels.
Jensen et al., Effect of Docosahexaenoic Acid supplementation of lactating women on the fatty acid composition of breast milk lipids and maternal and infant plasma phospholipids. Am J Clin Nutr 2000; 71(suppl):292S-9S