Specialised Nutrition For Preconception, Pregnancy And Lactation.
Adults:Take 1 capsule twice daily with food for at least one month before conception, during pregnancy and lactation.
|Each tablet contains:||1 capsule||2 capsules|
|Choline (as Choline bitartrate 168 mg)
||69 mg||138 mg|
|Lutein||1 mg||2 mg|
|Ascorbic acid (as Calcium ascorbate dihydrate 60.5 mg) (Vitamin C)
||50 mg||100 mg|
|Betacarotene||3 mg||6 mg|
|Menaquinone 7 (Vitamin K2)||15 micrograms
|Colecalciferol (Vitamin D3)
|Equivalent Vitamin D3||500 IU||1000 IU
|Thiamine hydrochloride (Vitamin B1)
|Riboflavin sodium phosphate (Vitamin B2)
||12.5 mg||25 mg
|Nicotinamide (Vitamin B3)||15 mg||30 mg|
|Calcium pantothenate (Vitamin B5)||12.5 mg||25 mg|
|Pyridoxal 5-phosphate monohydrate (Vitamin B6)
||12.5 mg||25 mg|
|Pyridoxine hydrochloride (Vitamin B6)||12.5 mg||25 mg|
|Folic Acid||200 micrograms
|Levomefolic acid (5-MTHF) (as Levomefolate glucosamine 89 micrograms)
|Mecobalamin (Co-methylcobalamin) (Vitamin B12)||250 micrograms
|Iron (as Iron amino acid chelate 60 mg) (Meta Fe® - Iron bisglycinate)||12 mg
|Zinc (as Zinc amino acid chelate 50 mg) (Meta Zn®- Zinc bisglycinate)||10 mg||20 mg|
|Manganese (as Manganese amino acid chelate 8 mg)
|Iodine (as Potassium iodide 195.6 micrograms)
|Chromium (as Chromium nicotinate 250 micrograms)
|Molybdenum (as Molybdenum trioxide 37.5 micrograms)
|Selenium (as Selenomethionine 62.5 micrograms)
Free from dairy protein, lactose, eggs, gluten, wheat, nuts, yeast, soy protein and salt. Free from artificial colours and flavours.
Excipients: Acacia, Calcium phosphate, Chlorophyllin-copper complex, Citric acid, Colloidal anhydrous silica, Croscarmellose sodium, Crospovidone, D-alpha-tocopherol, Disodium edetate, D-alpha-tocopherol, Fractionated coconut oil, Gellan gum, Hypromellose, Liquid glucose, Magnesium stearate, Maize starch, Maltodextrin, Medium chain triglycerides, Microcrystalline cellulose, Potassium acetate, Purified water, Silicon dioxide, Sodium ascorbate, Sorbitan monolaurate, Starch sodium octenyl succinate, Sucrose and Tartaric acid. For more information about excipients used in this product, see our full excipient list here.
Ingredients in Pregnancy Care Advanced have been shown to:
- Provide vegan-friendly specialised nutrition to support the health of mother and baby during preconception, pregnancy and lactation.
- Support healthy foetal development, as well as bone, brain and central nervous system health.
- Provide digestive-friendly, bioavailable minerals and activated B-vitamins to support energy levels and maternal health.
Nutritional demands increase in response to maternal and foetal changes throughout preconception, pregnancy and lactation. Iodine is critical for maternal thyroid health, foetal brain and central nervous system development,1,2 and is a common deficiency in pregnancy. This is evident by a study of 802 pregnant women with urinary levels indicative of iodine deficiency.3 Low levels of iron have also been linked to low birth weight and premature birth,4 while vitamin C requirements increase due to the larger blood volume in the mother and the unborn baby, which is implicated in blood vessel health.5
Both lutein and choline are increasingly being understood for their role in foetal health. Lutein, the predominant carotenoid in the infant brain, plays a key role as an antioxidant and in the development of vision, the brain and the nervous system.6,7 Carotenoid status of newborns and infants often depends on the nutritional status of the mother as well as the infant feeding method, with a deficiency indicating the need for supplementation.8 Choline is also important for foetal brain and central nervous system development.9,10,11 Studies have shown choline intake is insufficient in pregnant women,12 while common genetic variants may increase requirements for choline beyond current recommendations.13,14
Pregnancy Care Advanced is a low excipient, vegan-friendly formula that contains bioavailable minerals and activated B vitamins. This formula features active B vitamins including B6, B12 and 5-MTHF for enhanced bioavailability. This formula also contains the highly absorbable bisglycinate forms of Meta Zn® (Zinc) and Meta Fe® (Iron), which are bound to the amino acid glycine for efficient uptake, minimising risk of side effects, such as constipation and/or nausea.
VitaCholine™ is a trademark of Balchem Corporation