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Thorne Research, Basic Prenatal, 90 Vegetarian Capsules

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  • Expiration Date: Jan 2019
  • Shipping Weight:
    0.16 kg
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  • Product Code: THR-01504
  • UPC Code: 693749015048
  • Package Quantity: 90 Veggie Caps
  • Dimensions:
    11.4 x 5.8 x 5.8 cm , 0.14 kg
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Product Overview

Description

  • For Pregnant and Lactating Women
  • Dietary Supplement

Pregnancy is a critical time for optimizing health and nutrition, both for the mother and her baby. Overall nutritional and caloric needs are greatly increased by pregnancy and breastfeeding.* However, especially during the first trimester because of nausea, women are not always able to consume the desired number of calories or variety of nutrients. Several nutrients in a good prenatal multiple vitamin have been found to benefit pregnant women who suffer from "morning sickness," including vitamin C, vitamin B6, and vitamin K.*

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend folic acid supplementation for all women of childbearing age because the biggest need is during the first trimester, when a woman may not even be aware she is pregnant. A woman who consumes a healthful diet with adequate folate may reduce her risk of having a child with a birth defect of the brain or spinal cord. Folate intake should not exceed 250 percent of the government's recommended daily value (1,000 mcg).

The need for other nutrients, such as iron, increases dramatically during pregnancy and is not always compensated for by diet alone.*

Multiple vitamin supplementation – during the year before becoming pregnant, during pregnancy, and while breastfeeding – can help produce a healthy baby and benefit the mother through labor, delivery, breastfeeding, and postpartum.*

Basic Prenatal is a comprehensive supplement formulated with the special needs of pregnancy in mind. Manufactured with none of the additives and coatings usually found in mainstream prenatal tablets, Basic Prenatal includes only the most bioavailable nutrients.

High-potency multiple vitamins may sometimes be difficult for a woman to "stomach," particularly during the first trimester of pregnancy. Therefore, Thorne Research does not include large amounts of the nutrients commonly known to cause stomach upset. Instead, these nutrients are included in their most active or absorbable forms for superior utilization.* Among these are the active forms of several of the B vitamins – pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (vitamin B6), riboflavin 5'-phosphate (vitamin B2), L-5-MTHF (active form of folate), and methylcobalamin (vitamin B12).

Calcium in large doses may also cause stomach upset. Therefore, a moderate dose in the highly absorbable citrate-malate form is used. Additional calcium and magnesium can be supplemented, especially in the final trimester.

Basic Prenatal may also be taken by nursing mothers.

Suggested Use

Take 3 capsules daily or as recommended by your health-care practitioner.

Other Ingredients

Hypromellose (derived from cellulose), microcrystalline cellulose, calcium laurate, silicon dioxide.

Warnings

Tamper Evident: Use only if bottle is sealed.

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

Store tightly sealed in a cool, dry place.

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 a poison control center immediately.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: Three Capsules
Servings per Container: 30
  Three Capsules Contain: %DV
Vitamin A (3,000 IU/900 mcg RAE from Beta Carotene and 2,000 IU/600 mcg RAE as Palmitate) 1,500 mcg 115%
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 150 mg 125%
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) (1000 IU) 25 mcg 167%
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl) (50 IU) 33.5 mg 177%
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1) 100 mcg 111%
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCI) 5 mg 357%
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium) 5 mg 313%
Niacin (as Niacinamide) 30 mg 167%
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate) 12 mg 600%
Folate (as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate† from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid, Glucosamine Salt) 1 mg 167%
Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin) 200 mcg 7,142%
Biotin 50 mcg 143%
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Pantothenate) 18 mg 257%
Calcium (90 mg as Calcium Citrate and 90 mg as Calcium Malate) 180 mg 14%
Iron (as Ferrochel Ferrous Bisglycinate Chelate)†† 45 mg 167%
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide) 150 mcg 52%
Magnesium (45 mg as Magnesium Citrate and 45 mg as Magnesium Malate) 90 mg 23%
Zinc (as TRAACS Zinc Bisglycinate Chelate)††† 25 mg 192%
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine) 50 mcg 71%
Copper (as TRAACS Copper Bisglycinate Chelate)††† 2 mg 154%
Manganese (as TRAACS Manganese Bisglycinate Chelate)††† 5 mg 192%
Chromium (as TRAACS Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)††† 100 mcg 222%
Molybdenum (as TRAACS Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)††† 50 mcg 100%
Boron (as Bororganic Boron Glycinate Complex)†††† 1 mg *
*Daily Value (DV) not established.
†This product uses Gnosis S.p.A.'s L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate acid, Glutosamine Salt (Quatrefolic).
†† This product uses Albion's Ferrochel Ferrous Bisglycinate Chelate
†††This product uses Albion's Zinc Bisglycinate Chelate, Copper Bisglycinate Chelate, Manganese Bisglycinate Chelate, Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate, and Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate.
††††This product uses Albion's Bororganic Boron Glycinate Complex.
iHerb Customer Reviews
 

Loving it

Posted by iHerb Customer on Jul 29, 2017 | Verified Purchase

No adverse symptoms and finding that my period pain has significantly improved

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Great Product

Posted by iHerb Customer on Jul 21, 2017 | Verified Purchase

Highly recommend!

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Best in the business

Posted by iHerb Customer on Jul 16, 2017 | Verified Purchase

I found this prenatal through my doctor and I had a bad experience with a different brand (one you could buy in Walmart) so I was muscle tested with the Throne Research and I have had no issues. I will continue taking this through this next process. :)

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Good

Posted by iHerb Customer on Jul 08, 2017 | Verified Purchase

Good product, however it's quite pricey to order to UK

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Iodine and C does not go together

Posted by iHerb Customer on Jul 06, 2017 | Verified Purchase

It bothers me that I have 3 times a day to drink it, it takes me to forget regularly take. And the combination of iodine and vitamin c does not go together, vitamin C suppresses iodine. I do not understand why they put these two elements in the same tablet.

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