Vitamin A is vital for skin and eye cell growth. It is important for your baby’s embryonic growth –development of the heart, lungs, kidneys, eyes, and bones, and the circulatory, respiratory, and central nervous systems. It is also a key nutrient in building tooth enamel. Vitamin A is particularly essential for women who are about to give birth, because it helps with postpartum tissue repair. It also helps maintain normal vision and fight infections. Best Sources: Sweet potatoes, carrots, pumpkin, squash, spinach, kale, mustard greens, collard greens, swiss chard. **You can eat as much vitamin A as you want from veggies and fruits (in the form of carotenoids) but it’s important during pregnancy not to take a supplement and get too much of the preformed vitamin A, which in high doses can cause birth defects and liver toxicity.