Country Life, Baby Care, Prenatal Omega 3-6-9, Lemon, 90 Softgels
By Country Life
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- Established 1971
- Supports Nutritional Demands of Both Fetus and Expectant Mom
- Triple Blend of DHA, EPA and GLA
- Third Party Tested - Processed Using Molecular Distillation
- Now - Natural Lemon Flavored!
- The First Omega 3 Product Designed Specifically for Women During Pregnancy Dietary Supplement
Over 600 mg of Omega in 2 softgels Δ
- DHA + EPA Fish oil concentrate 500 mg
- Borage seed oil (non-GMO) 210 mg
— Our Pledge of Integrity —
The nutritional demands placed on a mother during pregnancy are enormous. Supplementation with many nutrients, including omega fatty acids and essential fatty acids, may be helpful to both fetus and mother. Country Life recognized the unique needs during pregnancy and introduced the first Omega product specifically for Prenatal Women.
Baby Care Prenatal Omega 3-6-9 offers over 600 mg of Omega fatty acids, including a triple blend of DHA, EPA and GLA. It also includes vitamin B12, calcium, and phosphorus for additional nutritional support.
The Omega fatty acids contained in this product are derived from fish and borage seed oil. The fish oil, derived from anchovy, sardine, mackerel, herring, salmon, and tuna, has been processed using molecular distillation to ensure its purity. The borage seed oil was also 100% expeller pressed without hexane or harsh chemicals. Country Life's Baby Care Prenatal Omega 3-6-9 is made according to high quality and exacting standards.
And understanding the sensitive palate of the expectant mother, each softgel is natural lemon flavored - no fishy taste, and also includes ginger root extract and peppermint oil.
The Country Life Pledge of Integrity
Integrity is our #1 ingredient. Every product is rigorously tested to insure it measures up to Country Life's Five Integrity Standards. 1) Authenticity 2) Cleanliness 3) Freshness 4) Consistency 5) Accuracy.
Whether for your developing fetus or yourself, Omega-3 fatty acids can help in many ways.
Research with Omega-3 fatty acids supplementation has shown promise in many areas, including:
- Cardiovascular Health
- Brain Health
- Skin Health
- Immune Health
The body needs eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). To make these, the body requires alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). This is an omega-3 essential fatty acid that is converted in the body to the fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Linoleic acid (LA) is an omega-6 fatty acid that also complements the diet.
When fatty acids such as EPA are present in the body, it becomes a precursor for hormone-like agents known as eicosanoids. These help regulate fundamental processes such as cell division and growth, blood clotting, muscle activity, secretion of digestive juices and hormones, and movement of substances like calcium into and out of cells.
The omega-3 fatty acid DHA is the major polyunsaturated fatty acid found in the brain and is important for brain function. Brain cells, as well as many other cells, in the body are rich in DHA, which suggests that this fatty acid is involved in brain health.
People with diets low in fat or heavy in saturated, hydrogenated, or trans-fat may be deficient in valuable fatty acids. In a convenient way to supplement your (and your growing fetus) diet with the omega fatty acids and linoleic acid, an essential fatty acid that it may be missing.
Δ Provides 633 mg of Omega 3, 6 and 9 fatty acids.
Adults take two (2) softgels per day. For best utilization, take with food. As a reminder, discuss the supplements and medications that you take with your health care providers.
Gelatin, glycerin, beeswax, carob color, purified water (capsule shell), sunflower lecithin, natural lemon flavor.
Contains fish (anchovy, sardine, mackerel, herring, salmon, tuna).
100% bovine gelatin, BSE-free
Yes: Certified gluten-free by gfco.org, recyclable packaging, manufacturing supports wind power.
No: Yeast, wheat or corn, milk, soy, salt or sugar, preservatives, artificial flavor, magnesium stearate
This product has been manufactured at a GMP registered facility.
If you are pregnant or nursing, taking medication or planning a surgery, consult your doctor before using this product. If any adverse reactions occur, stop taking the product and consult your doctor.
Do not accept if seal is broken.
Store between 59º-86º F.
Keep out of reach of children.
|Serving Size: 2 softgels|
|Servings Per Container: 45|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Calories from Fat||10|
|Total Fat||1 g||2%*|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||1 g||**|
|Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin)||100 mcg||1,250%|
|Calcium (from 600 mg of tribasic calcium phosphate)||204 mg||16%|
|Phosphorus (from 600 mg of tribasic calcium phosphate)||114 mg||9%|
|DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid) (from fish oil concentrate)||400 mg||**|
|EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) (from fish oil concentrate)||100 mg||**|
|Linoleic Acid (from 210 mg borage seed oil)||65 mg||**|
|GLA (gamma-Linolenic Acid) (from 210 mg borage seed oil)||40 mg||**|
|Oleic Acid (from 210 mg borage seed oil)||28 mg||**|
Ginger Root Extract (5% gingerols)
Peppermint Oil (mentha piperita) (leaf)
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
**Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews
I'm impressed for the fast delivery in 2 days from USA to Turkey without any problem. Thanks i-Herb.
This is a great way to get your omegas. No flavor at all going down (very important to those of us with nausea) and no burping or fishy aftertaste.
Posted by Reviewer3331046 on Sep 30, 2009
Very gentle on stomach..I highly recommend.
Posted by Reviewer1571151 on Aug 18, 2008
So far, so good. No mercury in these pills, which is important. The pills are a little big, but they are broken up over 2 servings. I guess I would never know if they're filled with vegetable oil, but I hope the nutrients are making their way to my baby.