Prenatal Trimester One

AUD$44.70

Trimester one is a crucial time to promote health and wellness, however that can be difficult when up to 85% of women suffer from morning sickness.  With Prenatal Trimester One, you can rest assured some of your unique nutrient needs are covered as well as being specially formulated in a way that reduces the frequency and severity of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (morning sickness).

Does not contain iron.  Iron supplementation in the first trimester may aggravate the symptoms of morning sickness.  Seek advice from your health professional if you are iron deficient.

Clinically formulated by an experienced fertility naturopath, this is Australia’s first pregnancy multivitamin with 500mcg of folate as  Quatrefolic®, the 4th generation folate in a daily dose.

Prenatal Trimester One is a 2-in-1 formulation, a prenatal vitamin and mineral supplement designed specifically for the first trimester as well as a morning sickness relief formula.

 

Always read the label and if symptoms persist, see a healthcare professional. Follow the directions for use and warnings below.

 

 EXPIRY: JUNE 2020

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Description

Prenatal Trimester One is a 2-in-1 formulation, a prenatal vitamin and mineral supplement designed specifically for the first trimester as well as a morning sickness relief formula.

Prenatal Trimester One contains well-researched ingredients and is specially formulated for the first trimester of pregnancy.  Every ingredient has been carefully chosen for its exceptional quality to support a healthy pregnancy and foetal development.

For best results, take one capsule twice daily with food and keep taking until nausea subsides (usually around week 14-16) and continue with Prenatal Trimester 2 & 3 Plus Breastfeeding.

Features

  • Contains 75mg of vitamin B6 in a daily dose which has been shown in randomised controlled trials to reduce the frequency and severity of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. [3, 5-11]
  • Does not contain iron.  Iron may aggravate the symptoms of morning sickness in some women [1, 2] and routine iron supplementation may not be recommended at all stages of pregnancy [5].  Always seek advice from your health professional.
  • Iodine to help support healthy brain and cognitive development of the baby and healthy thyroid function in the mother [12-14]
  • High quality activated B vitamins such as riboflavin-sodium-phosphate, the activated form of B2, 25mg of pyridoxal-5′-phosphate, the activated form of B6 and 500mcg of Quatrefolic® (5-MTHF), a bioavailable, active form of folate.
  • Provides vitamins and minerals which support normal, healthy foetal development.
  • Supplementation with vitamin B12 can support energy levels due to inadequate intake.
  • Assists glucose and carbohydrate metabolism.
  • Supports immune system and skin health.
  • Antioxidant.  Reduces free radicals formed in the body.
  • Copper free formulation!  Copper levels rise naturally during pregnancy and supplementation may be unnecessary.   Seek advice from your healthcare practitioner.

Ingredients

Daily dose (2 capsules) contains:

Ingredient Quantity
Pyridoxine hydrochloride 60.78mg
    equivalent pyridoxine 50mg
Pyridoxal-5-phosphate (active vitamin B6) 39.18mg
    equivalent pyridoxine 25mg
Thiamine hydrochloride 6.36mg
    equivalent thiamine (vitamin B1) 5mg
Riboflavin-sodium-phosphate 6.58mg
    equivalent riboflavin (active vitamin B2) 5mg
Nicotinamide (vitamin B3) 20mg
Calcium pantothenate 27.30mg
    equivalent pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) 25mg
Levomefolate glucosamine (Quatrefolic®) 880mcg
    equivalent levomefolic acid, 5-MTHF (active folate) 500mcg
Hydroxocobalamin (vitamin B12) 500mcg
Choline bitartrate 50mg
Inositol 50mg
Biotin 400mcg
Magnesium ascorbate monohydrate 89.18mg
    equivalent ascorbic acid (vitamin C) 80mg
    equivalent magnesium 5.52mg
Colecalciferol (equivalent vitamin D3 500iu) 12.5mcg
Chromium picolinate 400mcg
    equivalent chromium 50mcg
Potassium iodide 196.20mcg
    equivalent iodine 150mcg
Magnesium amino acid chelate (di-glycinate) 567.38mg
    equivalent magnesium 80mg
Manganese amino acid chelate 40mg
    equivalent manganese 4mg
Molybdenum trioxide 75.02mcg
    equivalent molybdenum 50mcg
Selenomethionine 125mcg
    equivalent selenium 50mcg
Zinc citrate dihydrate 34.26mg
    equivalent zinc 11mg
Alpha lipoic acid 100mg
Colloidal anhydrous silica 20mg
  equivalent silica 9.36mg

 

Directions for use

Take one capsule twice daily with food or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Warnings

Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet. This product contains pyridoxine which may be harmful if taken in large amounts for a long time. Stop taking this medication if you experience tingling, burning or numbness and see your healthcare practitioner as soon as possible. This product contains selenium which is toxic in high doses. A daily dose of 150 micrograms for adults of selenium from dietary supplements should not be exceeded.

Store below 25 degrees celcius in a cool, dry place.  Use only if cap seal is unbroken.

 

References

  1. Timur, S., Frequency Of Nausea-Vomiting In Early Pregnancy And Determination Of The Related Factors. TAF Preventive Medicine Bulletin 2011. 10(3): p. 281 -286
  2. Gill, S.K., Maltepe, C. & Koren, G., The effectiveness of discontinuing iron-containing prenatal multivitamins on reducing the severity of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 2009. 29(1): p. 13-16.
  3. SAHAKIAN, V., et al., Vitamin B6 is effective therapy for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy: a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled study. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1991. 78(1): p. 33-36.
  4. RANZCOG, Vitamin and mineral supplementation in pregnancy. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, 2015(May): p. 1-14.
  5. Vutyavanich, T., Wongtra-ngan, S. & Ruangsri, R-A., Pyridoxine for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1995. 173(3): p. 881-884.
  6. Sripramote, M. and N. Lekhyananda, A randomized comparison of ginger and vitamin B6 in the treatment of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. Journal of the Medical Associaton of Thailand, 2003. 86(9): p. 846-853.
  7. Smith, C., et al., A randomized controlled trial of ginger to treat nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2004. 103(4): p. 639-645.
  8. Chittumma, P., Kaewkiattikun, K. & Wiriyasiriwach, B., Comparison of the effectiveness of ginger and vitamin B6 for treatment of nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy: a randomized double-blind controlled trial. Alternative Medicine Review, 2007. 12(3): p. 289.
  9. Ensiyeh, J.S., M-A. C., Comparing ginger and vitamin B6 for the treatment of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy: a randomised controlled trial. Midwifery, 2009. 25(6): p. 649-653.
  10. Haji Seid Javadi, E., F. Salehi, and O. Mashrabi, Comparing the effectiveness of vitamin b6 and ginger in treatment of pregnancy-induced nausea and vomiting. Obstetrics & Gynecology International, 2013.
  11. Babaei, A.H., A randomized comparison of vitamin B6 and dimenhydrinate in the treatment of nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy. Iranian Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Research 2014. 19(2): p. 199 -202
  12. NHMRC Australian dietary guidelines (2013) Iodine monograph.
  13. Health Canada (2007) Multivitamin/mineral supplement monograph
  14. de Escobar, G.M., M.J. Obregon, and F.E. del Rey, Iodine deficiency and brain development in the first half of pregnancy. Public Health Nutr, 2007. 10(12A): p. 1554-70

 

More references available on request