From Baby Bump to Teen


Did you know choline is an important nutrient during pregnancy that helps a baby’s brain and spinal cord develop properly? Or that eggs are one of the only foods naturally containing vitamin D? Watch this short video to learn how eggs provide some of the nutrition necessities for growing from baby bump to teen!
P.S. Download an infographic of this content on the Egg Nutrition Center’s website HERE.

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