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Thorne Research, Basic Prenatal, 90 Veggie Caps

Thorne Research, Basic Prenatal, 90 Veggie Caps

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  • Expiration Date: Jan 2019
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  • Product Code: THR-01504
  • UPC Code: 693749015048
  • Package Quantity: 90 Veggie Caps
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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
 

Good product, just start carefully

Posted by 5661727058246421620 on Jun 26, 2017 | Verified Purchase

It's a great product for those with MTHFR mutation and highly trusted, the problem is that you have to be careful of any reactions. Start one for seven days, then two for seven days, then three from there (which is the rec dose). I have a range of digestive problems, mainly histamine intolerance and I had reactions to these and it took a Natropath/integrative practitioner to point out it was causing my symptoms (racing heart, shortness of breath, anxiety, insomnia) - thankfully I stopped taking them and even just missing the evening one, I slept so much better and woke up feeling rested, instead of agitated. So it wears off really quickly. I'd highly recommend speaking to a Natropath versed in MTHFR (or whatever issues you have) to get a good plan for you, it'll make all the difference.

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Excellent!

Posted by 4993492566958810356 on Jun 24, 2017 | Verified Purchase

Excellent! Thanks a lot!

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Happy with the product

Posted by 5151341255115823637 on May 28, 2017 | Verified Purchase

This is the first product I tried and decided to stayed with until the end of my pregnancy. Can not compare with other prenatals, simply because have not tried others. I like it, because most of the elements in this product are in the chemical forms which are easier absorbable by the body (or at least are believed to be so), e.g. folate - probably the most important supplement for the pregnancy is in the form which is much better taken up by the body than the classical folic acid. I have not experienced any adverse effect while taking it. In contrast to some other customers, I find it to be a good thing the need to take 3 capsules to reach recommended daily dose - all prenatals contain lots of iron, which is known to have adverse effects in larger doses. Splitting the daily dose to three makes it possible to take 3 smaller doses through the day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner in my case) and minimize the chances of intolerance. In my opinion, body also absorbs the vitamins better this way. I'm happy with the product, will recommend it to my friends.

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Intense Nausea

Posted by 5720633702909150230 on May 12, 2017 | Verified Purchase

1st and 2nd day I was feeling okay and then on the 3rd day my body refused to take this in. I have never projectile vomited in my life till I took this.....not sure what is in the vitamin but it just doesn't sit well with me.

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Posted by 4788547680423485973 on Mar 13, 2017 | Verified Purchase

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