Prenatal Trimester One – 60 capsules

NZD$47.20

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).

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.  

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.

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

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Description

Prenatal Trimester One is a premium 2-in-1 prenatal supplement.  A prenatal vitamin and morning sickness relief formula.  Specially designed for the first trimester of pregnancy.

Prenatal Trimester One contains well-researched, high-quality ingredients to support a healthy pregnancy and foetal development.

Take one capsule two times daily with food.  For best results, take until morning sickness has subsided (usually week 14-16 of pregnancy).  Continue with Prenatal Trimester 2 & 3 Plus Breastfeeding.

Provides active forms of vitamins B2, B6, B12 and folate and is free from copper.  This is an ultra-low excipient formula.

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.
  • Supports healthy foetal brain development [12-14]
  • Provides vitamins and minerals which support normal, healthy foetal development.
  • Maintains healthy placenta growth.
  • Supports a healthy pregnancy and maternal health.
  • 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.
  • 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:

IngredientQuantity
Pyridoxine hydrochloride60.78mg
    equivalent pyridoxine50mg
Pyridoxal-5-phosphate (active vitamin B6)39.18mg
    equivalent pyridoxine25mg
Thiamine hydrochloride6.36mg
    equivalent thiamine (vitamin B1)5mg
Riboflavin-sodium-phosphate6.58mg
    equivalent riboflavin (active vitamin B2)5mg
Nicotinamide (vitamin B3)20mg
Calcium pantothenate27.30mg
    equivalent pantothenic acid (vitamin B5)25mg
Levomefolate glucosamine (Quatrefolic®)880mcg
    equivalent levomefolic acid, 5-MTHF (active folate)500mcg
Hydroxocobalamin (vitamin B12)500mcg
Choline bitartrate50mg
Inositol50mg
Biotin400mcg
Magnesium ascorbate monohydrate89.18mg
    equivalent ascorbic acid (vitamin C)80mg
    equivalent magnesium5.52mg
Colecalciferol (equivalent vitamin D3 500iu)12.5mcg
Chromium picolinate400mcg
    equivalent chromium50mcg
Potassium iodide196.20mcg
    equivalent iodine150mcg
Magnesium amino acid chelate (di-glycinate)567.38mg
    equivalent magnesium80mg
Manganese amino acid chelate40mg
    equivalent manganese4mg
Molybdenum trioxide75.02mcg
    equivalent molybdenum50mcg
Selenomethionine125mcg
    equivalent selenium50mcg
Zinc citrate dihydrate34.26mg
    equivalent zinc11mg
Alpha lipoic acid100mg
Colloidal anhydrous silica20mg
  equivalent silica9.36mg

Other ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose and calcium hydrogen phosphate

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

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