The Omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is critical for the development of the nervous system, especially during the first year of life according to a study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.
A paper published by a group of 13 leading dietary fats scientists highlights the tremendous health benefits from consuming seafood for infant and adolescent brain development.
Dr. Emily Oken of Harvard Medical School concludes science shows that seafood consumption by pregnant women is in fact beneficial for baby brain development and shows no harm.
The National Coalition for Infant Health, together with Neonatology Today, released seafood advice for mothers and their babies. The FDA 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines Recommend That Pregnant Woman Eat at Least 2 Servings of Seafood Per Week