Pregnant mothers and the dangers of iodine deficiency Brooklyn Reader December 7, 2015 By Brooklyn Reader December 7, 2015, 6:33 am Click here to view original web page at www.theguardian.com Milk is a vital source of iodine. Photograph: Frantzesco Kangaris/Frantzesco Kangaris for The Guardian Every mother knows how important nutrition is in pregnancy; specifically taking folic acid and vitamin-D supplements to ensure their growing baby gets the best start. Yet few have given much thought to iodine; but they […] Want to write for us? We're looking for interns and experienced writers! Go here for more information.