Many moms begin pregnancy deficient in one or more vitamins or minerals, so quality prenatal vitamins are essential to help fill the gap. Women who suffer from constipation, nausea and morning sickness while on conventional prenatal vitamins see a significant improvement when switching. This is because important enzymes, antioxidants, phytonutrients and other co-factors remain intact for mommy and baby. So real food nutrition is important.
Urtica Dioica serves as an effective tonic and is proved to have higher chlorophyll content than any other herb. Chlorophyll is just one molecule way from the iron carrying hemoglobin. This is important to know because a pregnant woman's blood volume increase by 50% by her second trimester. So this herb can be used as an additional iron supplement to produce the extra blood cells that is needed during pregnancy to help mommy and growing baby. Nettles also contain vitamins a, c, d, and k, calcium, potassium, phosphorous, iron, and sulphur.
This herb also helps to relieve pain and strain, as well as pain during labor. It is known to help in easing labor and can be used by women to help with breastfeeding by increasing lactation.
Rubus idaeus serves as a popular herb to support toning and strengthening of the uterus for a smoother labor and birth process. The plant is known to help strengthen uterine muscle, tone the pelvic floor in preparation for childbirth, as well as assist with breastmilk supply. Studies have shown women who take R. idaeus have a reduced incidence of birth interventions.
Medicago sativa contains all kinds of essential minerals for mommy and baby. Most importantly, the herb is an excellent source of Vitamin K. Vitamin K helps in preventing blood clotting. Supplementing with M. sativa in the last trimester of pregnancy helps in decreasing hemorrhage chances and reduces postpartum bleeding. This plant also include vitamin C and E, magnesium, calcium, iron, sulfur, potassium, sodium, choline, phosphorus, silicon and other trace elements.
These are just 3 of 7 herbs in our PRENATAL Multivitamin formula.
Vitamins & Minerals Include: Vitamin A, B-Complex, Vitamin C, Vitamin D & Vitamin K, Folate, Iron, Iodine, Calcium, Magnesium, Manganese, Copper, Potassium, Choline, Sulfur, Silicon.