The earlier supplementation begins the better because women need adequate nutrient stores to meet the greater nutrient demands for a growing baby. Nutrient deficiencies are associated with pregnancy complications, low birth weight, and birth defects.
To maintain health and produce nutritious breast milk, nursing moms need to be sure to eat a well-balanced diet, stay adequately hydrated and get plenty of rest. But, many experts agree that even doing all these things might not be enough to ensure that moms and babies stay healthy. As a result, doctors recommend that nursing moms supplement their diets with a good supplemental multivitamin.
BASIC PRENATAL (for Pregnant and Lactating Women) by Thorne Research. A comprehensive supplement formulated with the special needs of pregnancy in mind and manufactured without the detrimental additives and coatings found in mainstream prenatal supplements. The high bioavailability of the nutrients in this product makes high doses of certain nutrients, which can cause digestive upset during pregnancy, unnecessary. The result is a supplement which is well-tolerated during all phases of pregnancy and lactation.
Dosage:1 capsule tid
Three Capsules Contain
Vitamin A (as 2,000 IU Palmitate and 3,000 IU Mixed Carotenes)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3)
Vitamin E (as d-alpha-Tocopheryl)
Vitamin K(as Vitamin K1)
Thiamine (from 5 mg. Thiamine HCI)
Riboflavin (from 5 mg. Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate)
Niacin (as Niacinamide)
Vitamin B6 (from 15 mg. Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate)
Folate (500 mcg as calcium Folinate and 500 mcg as 5-mehtyl-tetrahydrofolate)
Vitamin B12 (from 100 mcg Adenosylcobalamin and 100 mcg. Methylcobalamin)
SPECIAL NOTE: Recommended specifically for use in pregnancy and lactation. Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under six. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.
Fem Prenatal by Metagenics
Gentle Nutrition in Convenient Packets for Pregnant Women
Recommendations: One packet daily or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
Form: 30 Packet Container
New & ImprovedFem Prenatal is a comprehensive, vegetarian multivitamin and mineral supplement designed to help pregnant women meet their increased nutritional needs. Since pregnancy increases the body's requirement for certain nutrients, most doctors recommend the added insurance of a multiple vitamin and mineral supplement. Taking one packet daily not only means more convenience, it means greater compliance. Now busy expectant mothers only have to worry about taking one packet dailywhenever they choose! It's ideal for healthy, happy moms and babies.
Just one convenient packet daily provides important nutition a pregnant woman needs, including:
Optimal amount of folate1 mgto promote healthy fetal development, breast health, and healthy mental function and mood.
Enhanced antioxidant supportfull-spectrum, all-natural Betatene® mixed carotenoids; 300% increase in natural vitamin E; and 5-fold increase in selenium.
Increased level of vitamin C250 mgto support healthy tissue maintenance, iron absorption, and immune function, as well as promote healthy development of cells, collagen, bones, and teeth.
Adjusted level of Vitamin A to support normal growth, healthy immune function, and vision, as well as to allow for the recommendation of multiple packets when desired.
Vitamin B12 to support healthy mental function and mood.
Features special mineral amino acid chelates designed for enhanced absorption.
Contains high quality, bioavailable ingredients in a form that is gentle to sensitive stomachs.
THE MULTIPLE VITAMIN/MINERAL FORMULA (2 TABLETS) SUPPLIES:
Vitamin A [37% (1,500 IU) as retinyl palmitate and 63% (2,500 IU) as mixed carotenoids]
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid, niacinamide ascorbate)
Magnesium (as magnesium citrate and magnesium aspartate)
Other Ingredients for Multi Tablets: Microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, cellulose, stearic acid, silica, magnesium stearate, and coating (deionized water, hypromellose, maltodextrin, polyethelene glycol, and sodium copper chlorophyllin).
Other Ingredients for Mineral Tablets: Microcrystalline cellulose, cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, stearic acid, silica, and coating (deionized water, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethelene glycol, and carrageenan).
Pre/Post Natal Mineral
Supplements by Nutri-West: Pre/Post Natal Mineral Size: 180
Pre/Post Natal Minerals
Multiple mineral support during and after pregnancy.
Other Ingredients: certified organic grain alcohol & distilled water.
The herbs used to prepare this compound are Certified Organically Grown1 without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides, or they are Custom Wildcrafted™2 in their natural wild habitat. They are hand-harvested at their optimal potency, and are then promptly extracted after being carefully shade-dried D.
Suggested Use: Shake Well Before Using Three times per day mix 40 drops in a little water & take between meals.
Caution: Keep Out of the Reach of Children
Size: 1 oz
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