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7 top supplements during pregnancy

Wednesday March 28, 2018
7 top supplements during pregnancy

Whether you are planning a baby or congratulations are already in order, taking care with your nutrition is essential at this most demanding life stage.

 

Your health needs and those of the developing baby rely heavily on your choosing a healthy diet and lifestyle, so that pregnancy and being a parent can be a wonderful experience. Here’s our run-down of nutritional supplements formulated specially for mothers and babies.





Synerbio Mother and Baby Powder

Synerbio Mother and Baby Powder provides Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, the world's best documented strain of good bacteria for use by mother and infants.  

This special GG strain of L rhamnosus has been scientifically studied and well documented for use in pregnancy and infants.  

Easy to administer powder, can be added to water, cold food and drinks.

 




Pregnancy Complex

Ideal daily multivitamin for pre-conception, during pregnancy and postnatal. Features 400ug of folic acid.

 

Take daily alongside Viridian's Pregnancy Omega Oil for optimum mum and baby nutrition. Vegan friendly.



Pregnancy Omega Oil

Formulated by experts in mother and baby nutrition. Recommended for pre-conception, pregnancy and postnatal, especially while breastfeeding. Take daily alongside Viridian's Pregnancy Complex Veg Caps for the optimum in mother and baby nutritional support. 

 

This nutritional oil is 88% organic and is first cold pressed. DHA contributes to the maintenance of normal brain function and vision. Solvent free. Suitable for vegans.

 




Organic Folic Acid

Organic Folic Acid Veg Caps from Viridian Nutrition is a simple formulation offering an extract of lemons standardised to guarantee a fixed amount of folic acid in every capsule. 385 lemons are used to produce one kilogram of the lemon extract providing the folic acid.

Folic acid (folate) contributes to a reduction in tiredness and fatigue, the normal function of the immune system, normal psychological function, and the processes of normal homocysteine metabolism, amino acid synthesis, cell division and blood formation.

Supplemental folic acid intake increases maternal folate status. Low maternal folate status is a risk factor in the development of neural tube defects in the developing foetus.

The beneficial effect is obtained with a supplemental folic acid daily intake of 400mg for at least one month before and up to three months after conception.

The lemons are grown on organic farms ensuring that the fruit is uncontaminated with pesticides or other chemical sprays. The organic status is fully certified from the seed to the final ingredient by the Soil Association, the world’s gold standard of organic certification. The accuracy of the folic acid content is meticulously checked in analytical and microbiological laboratories ensuring its safety and reliability for use in food supplements.





Folic Acid with DHA Veg Caps

Folic acid is a member of the B complex family. The Government's Chief Medical Officers advise that all women planning a pregnancy should take a 400ug folic acid supplement daily from the start of trying to conceive until at least the 12th week of pregnancy. 

 

Folic acid (folate) contributes to a reduction in tiredness and fatigue, the normal function of the immune system, normal psychological function, and the processes of normal homocysteine metabolism, amino acid synthesis, cell division and blood formation. DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is a fatty acid.





Organic Liquid Iron  

100% Organic Liquid Iron contains a unique, fully-certified organic source of iron extracted from Murraya koenigii leaves.

Together with standardised extracts from Guava, Lemon, Holy Basil and Amla to provide guaranteed levels of vitamins B and C. With Seagreens® organic arctic wrack seaweed, acerola, nettle, dandelion, honey and orange oil. 

100% Organic Liquid Iron is pleasant-tasting and suitable for all the family, including during pregnancy and breast-feeding, for children, the elderly, the highly active, vegetarians and convalescents. Non-constipating.

Iron is essential for the healthy production of haemoglobin and red blood cells. Iron contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and contributes to normal cognitive function.





Organic Ginger Root Veg Caps

Sustainably harvested ginger root is dried and powdered in this simple capsule. Certified organic by the Soil Association.

 

Suitable for vegans and helpful for mums-to-be.


There are times when morning sickness, lifestyle, dietary restrictions or other influences mean that the diet can be lacking. The food supplements mentioned in this blog can be found in specialist health food stores. Click here to locate your local specialist health food store. 

The information contained in this blog is not intended to treat, diagnose or replace the advice of a health practitioner. Please consult a qualified health practitioner if you have a pre-existing health condition or are currently taking prescribed medication. Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied and balanced diet.


 

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