According to this article in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, pregnant women have an even greater need for Vitamin D supplements than non-pregnant women. http://www.ajcn.org/content/79/5/717.full If she were my wife, I would have her on two Vitamin D 5000 IU gel caps — one in the morning and one in the evening 12 hours later. Vitamin D works slowly.
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Natural Sulforaphane from Broccoli Sprouts: A Supplement with Antioxidant, Antidiabetic, Anticarginogenic, and Anti-Inflammatory Functions
Researchers at the University of Michigan (U of M) Comprehensive Cancer Center believe that sulforaphane could become both a novel and highly effective treatment for breast cancer. Current chemotherapy treatments attack rapidly dividing cells but do nothing to stop cancer stem cells — the small number of specific cells responsible for fueling the growth of cancerous breast tumors.  In laboratory experiments, sulforaphane was shown to target and kill cancer stem cells and prevented new malignancies from growing.