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Prenatal Complete with DHA, 6ct. (15 caps each) blisters


Manufacturer Ortho Molecular Products
Price $62.90

Product Description

Description 

 

Prenatal Complete with DHA from Ortho Molecular is a comprehensive, hypoallergenic, prenatal multivitamin and mineral blend which provides high-quality nutrients plus high concentration DHA to support each phase of pregnancy.

  • 20 Essential Prenatal Nutrients
  • Provides high quality nutrients and high concentration DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) to support each phase of pregnancy - Preconception, Prenatal, and Postnatal phases.
  • Contains folate as Quatrefolic - 100% 5-MTHF, the biologically active form of folic acid, to meet increased requirements for fetal nervous system development, as well as USP B vitamins.
  • Albion TRAACS chelated mineral complexes and Ferrochel iron are included for enhanced mineral bioavailability and gentleness on the stomach.

Folate
Folate is needed very early in pregnancy and it is recommended that women take folate when planning to become pregnant, since folate needs are high around the time of conception. Adequate folate nutrition before and during pregnancy supports healthy development of the fetal brain and spinal column, and ensures an overall healthy pregnancy outcome. Prenatal Complete with DHA provides 5-MTHF as 100% Quatrefolic, a more stable, soluble, and bioavailable form than calcium salt forms of 5-MTHF. Supplementing with bioactive 5-MTHF allows for the bypassing of steps in folate metabolism, which may be especially beneficial in those with digestive concerns or genetic variations in folate metabolism.

DHA
Intake of omega-3 fatty acids is critically important during pregnancy for the development of the fetal brain and retina. During mid-to-late gestation, DHA plays an important role in the development of cognitive and motor functions. An ample supply of DHA is beneficial the brain and eye development of baby, however, most women do not get enough DHA in their diets. Thus it is recommended that pregnant and breastfeeding women consume additional DHA daily, particularly during the last months of pregnancy and the first few years of life, when the brain of the baby develops rapidly.

Iron
Since iron is critical for energy and oxygen delivery to a developing baby, the CDC recommends routine iron supplementation during pregnancy, though many forms of iron cause constipation and gastrointestinal discomfort. Research shows that about 20% of pregnant women have low hemoglobin and iron levels. Ferrochel iron has been shown to help increase and maintain levels of iron, while being gentle on the stomach and colon. This form relieves the stomach from having to bind minerals to amino acids, allowing iron molecules to pass easily through the intestinal wall at a rate of 3.8 times greater than iron salt forms.

Iodine
It has long been recommended that pregnant and lactating women take a prenatal supplement containing iodine, for optimal thyroid health. However, currently only 15 - 20% of pregnant and nursing women currently take supplements containing iodine. A recent report from the American Academy of Pediatrics highlights the vital role that iodine plays in the development of the nervous system and brain development of the baby. New recommendations reflect this finding, stating that pregnant and lactating women should take a supplement containing iodide, a form more easily absorbed by the body.

Ingredients

 

Supplement Facts
3 capsules and 1 softgel contain:
Calories 15
---Calories from Fat 10
Total Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 5mg
Vitamin A 5,000 IU (63%DV)
---(as Betatene natural mixed carotenoids)
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid USP) 250mg (417%DV)
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) 2,000 IU (500%DV)
Thiamine (B1 from thiamine HCl USP) 5mg (294%DV)
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2 USP) 5mg (250%DV)
Niacin USP 25mg (125%DV)
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine HCl USP) 15mg (600%DV)
Folate 1,000mcg (125%DV)
---(as Quatrefolic [6S]-5-methyltetrahydrofolic acid, glucosamine salt)
Vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamin) 50mcg (625%DV)
Biotin 300mcg (100%DV)
Calcium (as DimaCal dicalcium malate) 150mg (12%DV)
Iron 30mg (167%DV)
---(as Ferrochel ferrous bisglycinate chelate)
Iodine (from potassium iodide) 150mcg (100%DV)
Magnesium (as dimagnesium malate) 150mg (33%DV)
Zinc 20mg (133%DV)
---(as TRAACS zinc bisglycinate chelate)
Selenium (as selenium glycinate complex) 100mcg 
Chromium (as ChromeMate) 100mcg
Molybdenum 25mcg
---(as TRAACS molybdenum glycinate chelate)
DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid) 580mg
Choline Bitartrate 200mg
EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) 130mg
Mixed Tocopherols 25mg
Other Ingredients: natural vegetable capsules, microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid, magnesium stearate, magnesium silicate, silicon dioxide, highly refined and concentrated Omega-3 fish oil (anchovy, sardine, mackerel), Capsule shell (gelatin, glycerin, purified water), Proprietary Antioxidant Blend (consisting of natural tocopherols, rosemary extract and ascorbyl palmitate).
Contains NO: gluten, soy, yeast, milk, eggs, nuts, artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, preservatives and additives.

Recommended Use:
Adults: 3 capsules and 1 soft gel capsule per day or as recommended by a healthcare professional.

Warning:
Consult your healthcare practitioner before use. Keep out of the reach of children.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. You should not use the information on this page for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing any medication.

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