Basic Prenatal

a complete dietary supplement for pregnant and lactating women*

  • well-absorbed, highly bioavailable nutrients reduce risk of stomach upset*
  • includes iron and bioactive form of folate to help maintain healthy iron and folate levels*
  • provides the active forms of folic acid – L-5-methyltetrahydrofolate and folinic acid in a balanced 1:1 ratio*
  • contains well-absorbed iron picolinate, which is easy on the stomach and non-constipating*
  • 90 vegetarian capsules

Ingredients

Three Capsules Contain:
Vitamin A (3,000 IU from Mixed Carotenes and 2,000 IU as Palmitate) 5,000 IU.
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 150 mg.
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) 1,000 IU.
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl) 50 IU.
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1) 100 mcg.
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCl) 4 mg.
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium) 3.6 mg.
Niacin (as Niacinamide) 30 mg.
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate) 10 mg.
Folate (500 mcg as Calcium Folinate and 500 mcg as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt) 1 mg.
Vitamin B12 (100 mcg as Adenosylcobalamin and 100 mcg as Methylcobalamin) 200 mcg.
Biotin 50 mcg.
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Panothenate) 16 mg.
Calcium (as Calcium Citrate-Malate) 200 mg.
Iron (as Iron Picolinate) 45 mg.
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide) 150 mcg.
Magnesium (as Magnesium Citrate-Malate) 100 mg.
Zinc (as Zinc Picolinate) 25 mg.
Selenium (as Selenium Picolinate) 50 mcg.
Copper (as Copper Picolinate) 2 mg.
Manganese (as Manganese Picolinate) 5 mg.
Chromium (as Chromium Picolinate) 100 mcg.
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Picolinate) 50 mcg.
Boron (as Boron Picolinate) 1 mg.
Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule, Leucine, Silicon Dioxide.

Suggested Use: Take 3 capsules daily or as recommended by a health-care practitioner.

Warnings

ALLERGY WARNING
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.

Iodine may occasionally cause an allergic reaction in some individuals.

PURITY
This product does not contain wheat, gluten, corn, yeast, soy, egg, dairy products, or artificial colors, artificial sweeteners, or artificial flavors. This product also does not contain lactose, palmitic acid, magnesium stearate, or stearic acid.

PREGNANCY WARNING
If pregnant, consult your health-care practitioner before using this product.

INTERACTIONS
As vitamin K interferes with the effect of anticoagulant drugs (like Coumadin), the concurrent use of these agents should be avoided.

Folinic acid and 5-methyltetrahydrofolate supplementation is not recommended concurrent with methotrexate cancer therapy, as they can interfere with methotrexate's anti-neoplastic activity; however, these folate sources have not been shown to interfere with the anti-inflammatory activity of methotrexate. An individual taking methotrexate for psoriasis or rheumatoid arthritis can safely take a supplement containing folate.

ADDITIONAL WARNINGS
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.

Vitamin C can cause diarrhea in some individuals in large doses, which can vary from person to person and resolves when the amount is reduced.

Price: $15 CDN