Prenatal Trimester One

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Are you a practitioner? Click here to view wholesale pricesTrimester one is a crucial time to promote health and wellness, however that can be difficult when suffering 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.  It contains well-researched ingredients and is specially formulated for the first trimester of pregnancy.

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This product is practitioner-only.  You must obtain a prescription from a qualified healthcare professional to obtain approval for online ordering.

 

 

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SKU: NBPT160; AUST L 276234

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60 Capsules, 120 Capsules

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 Metafolin® (5-MTHF), a bioavailable, active form of folate  rather than folic acid.
  • Provides vitamins and minerals which support normal, healthy foetal growth and development.
  • Supplementation with vitamin B12 can reduce fatigue and tiredness due to inadequate intake.
  • 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) 36.52mg
    equivalent pyridoxine 25mg
Thiamine hydrochloride 5.60mg
    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 calcium (Metafolin®) 542mcg
    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
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 35.14mg
    equivalent zinc 11mg
Alpha lipoic acid 100mg

Dose

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

Warnings

NO added artificial colours, flavours or sweeteners, preservatives, yeast, gluten, wheat, dairy, soy, titanium dioxide, magnesium stearate or stearic acid. The only excipients it contains is silica, calcium hydrogen phosphate and cellulose microcrystalline.  All products in the range are free from animal products and are non-GMO in a vegan capsule.

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.

Always read the label, use only as directed and if symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.  If you are iron deficient seek advice from your healthcare professional.

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

This is a practitioner-only product, please see your healthcare practitioner or pharmacist to purchase.

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

 

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