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Olympian Labs Inc., Expecting Mother, Premium Multivitamin with 5 mg Folic Acid, 60 Capsules (Discontinued Item)

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Olympian Labs Inc., Expecting Mother, Premium Multivitamin with 5 mg Folic Acid, 60 Capsules (Discontinued Item)

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  • Shipping Weight:
    0.67 lbs
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  • Product Code: OLY-10053
  • UPC Code: 710013100535
  • Dimensions:
    2.3 x 2.3 x 4.1 in, 0.4 lbs
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Product Overview


  • Dietary Supplement
  • 30 Servings
  • The World's Finest Supplements

Olympian Lab's Expecting Mother Multivitamin

Pregnancy is a wonderful time in a woman's life, full of new experiences and possibilities. During pregnancy, a woman's nutritional needs both increase and change. Olympian Labs Expecting Mother provides optimal nutritional support in a new powerful, easy to take formula.

A serious concern for an expectant mother has during pregnancy is protection of her child from abnormal development. Neural Tube Defects are defects of the spinal column which cause conditions such as Spina Bifida and may lead to paralysis of the legs. Research suggests that high doses of folic acid are the best defense against neural tube defects. The dosage in Olympian Labs Expecting Mother are significantly higher than those found in leading competitive formulas.

In one clinical study performed in London, it was shown that while the recommended level of folic acid fortification in the US would produce a 20% reduction in NTDs, maximum protection was achieved at 5 mg of folic acid. At 5 mg of folic acid, incidence of NTDs was reduced by 85%. Olympian Labs believes that it is vitally important for a woman to receive the best protection possible for her child against neural tube defects, so we have chosen to go with the 5 mg dose.

In addition, Expecting Mother has been synergistically balanced. Vitamin D3 supports fetal growth and bone calcification, while Vitamin C is needed for healthy cell development. A powerful blend of B vitamins supports production of energy and the development of the nervous system. Lutein, a precursor to Vitamin A, helps with neural development and healthy eyes. Together these essential nutrients combine to meet or exceed a woman's daily nutritional needs.

Expecting Woman uses the highest quality of chelated ver possible for superior absorption. Chelated iron supports blood cells and helps prevent anemia during pregnancy and chelated zinc may help a woman resist infections during pregnancy. Chelated copper supports the nervous system, health bones, and the synthesis of proteins. Iodine, provided from kelp, helps to regulate growth, development and energy. These minerals are backed by magnesium which supports the function of nerves and muscles.

Calcium is an element needed for proper fetal development, but taking it with iron can cause problematic constipation in pregnant women. Because of this, Olympian Labs has chosen not to include it in Expecting Mother. Instead calcium is available through several Olympian Labs calcium formulations, including our odorless tasteless calcium powder, Cal-EZ which mixes into any liquid or soft food.

Olympian Labs is proud to help mothers achieve optimal levels of nutritional support. We believe that Expecting Mother provides the highest level of protection from neural tube defects and helps mothers to lessen the risks of these conditions. We think that women who try our Expecting Mother Premium Multivitamin will find it convenient and effective. Olympian Labs pledges to produce only the highest quality products to support a healthier life.

Suggested Use

As a dietary supplement, take Two (2) capsules daily with meals, or as directed by a healthcare professional.

Other Ingredients

Microcrystalline cellulose (plant fiber), rice flour, ascorbyl palmitate, and silica.


Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.

Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place.

Supplement Facts
Serving Size: Two (2) Capsules
Servings Per Container: 30
  Amount Per Serving: % Daily Value*
Vitamin C (calcium ascorbate) 120 mg 200%
Vitamin D3 1000 IU 250%
Vitamin E (di-alpha tocopheryl acetate) 30 IU 100%
Thiamin (vitamin B-1, from thiamine HCL) 3 mg 200%
Riboflavin (vitamin B-2) 3.4 mg 200%
Niacin (vitamin B-3, from inositol hexaniancinate) 20 mg 100%
Vitamin B-6 (from pyridoxine HCL) 10 mg 500%
Folic Acid 5 mg 1250%
Vitamin B-12 (from methylcobalamin) 12 mcg 200%
Pantothenic Acid (vitamin B-5, calcium panothenate) 5 mg 50%
Iron (from iron amino acid chelate) 35 mg 194%
Iodine (from kelp) 150 mcg 100%
Magnesium (from magnesium oxide) 50 mg 13%
Zinc (from zinc amino acid chelate) 15 mg 100%
Copper (from copper amino acid chelate) 2 mg 100%
Lutein 10 mg
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†Daily Value not established.
iHerb Customer Reviews

A good mixture of vitamins

Posted by iHerb Customer on Mar 29, 2013 | Verified Purchase

This multi-vit seems to be a good all rounder, except of it's lack of calcium which they explained in their write-up. My gynae didn't want me to take Vitamin A at all, even if it's from beta-cartone, which most other prenatal multi-vit contains. I'm glad I found this that does not include Vit A. I do not like the smell & taste though. I drink soya milk to swallow the pills to mask the taste.

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Posted by iHerb Customer on Jun 13, 2012 | Verified Purchase

I like these vitamins. They don't irritate my stomach and they have lots of iron and a good source of b12. I like that its methyl b12 and not the cheaper less absorbable cyanocobalmin. Large dose of folic acid too.

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Posted by iHerb Customer on Feb 22, 2012 | Verified Purchase

Very good for expectant mothers.

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Great prenatal!

Posted by iHerb Customer on Sep 19, 2011 | Verified Purchase

This prenatal has 5 MG of folic acid which I need for my MTHFR. Before I was taking 6-8 prenatals a day PLUS 3 1mg folic acid pills a day. With this prenatal I only need to take 2 a day!

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I am satisfied

Posted by iHerb Customer on Sep 07, 2011 | Verified Purchase

I am satisfied, and I hope my baby, too. But I suppose that I will be able to evaluate the product better in a longer term view.

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