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All of New Chapter's Multi-vitamins are probiotic and whole. The organic herbs and cultured whole-food vitamins & minerals in each formulation work together to promote optimal health and deliver condition-specific benefits - not just address nutrient deficiencies.* New Chapter's formulation team takes exacting care with each nutrient in all of our targeted daily Multi-vitamins to benefit the specific needs of the individual. New Chapter Multi-Vitamins are also Non-GMO Project verified - made with organic vegetables and herbs. Perfect Prenatal whole-food complexed multi-vitamin, including targeted levels of whole-food folate, is formulated specifically to nourish mother and baby.
  • Made with organic vegetables & herbs
  • Formulated specifically to nourish mother & baby
  • Easily digested, even on an empty stomach



*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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Disclaimer: The following content is provided by Aisle7 and is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies, clinical experience, or usage as cited in each article. Hi-Health provides this information as a service but does not endorse it. In addition, Aisle7 does not recommend or endorse any specific products.

Prenatal Vitamins Support Full-Term Pregnancy

Prenatal Vitamins Support Full-Term Pregnancy
Prenatal Vitamins Support Full-Term Pregnancy
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Multivitamin use around the time of conception could be a safe and simple strategy to improve pregnancy outcomes

Prenatal multivitamins help pregnant moms to fill gaps in their diet and meet their own—and their baby’s—special nutritional needs. Now researchers have found a link between taking multivitamins around the time of conception and prevention of early births and births of babies born smaller than normal for their gestational age.

Nearly 36,000 women participating in the Danish National Birth Cohort, a large ongoing study of pregnant women and their children, were included in the study. All of them reported using multivitamins, just folic acid supplements, or no supplements in the 12 weeks around conception: 4 weeks before the last menstrual period until 8 weeks after.

Multivitamins improve the odds

The women were followed until after delivery and were monitored for preterm births (delivery before week 37 of pregnancy) and births of babies that were small for gestational age (weight, length, or head circumference below the tenth percentile for the number of weeks of pregnancy). These are important measures of newborn health because infants born preterm or small for gestational age are at greater risk for a wide variety of health and developmental problems.

When the researchers looked at birth outcomes and vitamin use, they found the following:

  • Taking multivitamins around the time of conception was associated with a 17% lower risk of small-for-gestational-age births in all women. This effect was strongest in women who took multivitamins in the weeks after conception.
  • In women who were not overweight prior to pregnancy, taking multivitamins around conception was associated with a 16% lower risk of preterm birth.
  • Multivitamin use did not affect risk of preterm delivery in women who were overweight prior to pregnancy. (These women are already less likely to deliver preterm.)
  • Taking folic acid alone had no effect on risk of preterm or small-for-gestational-age births.

Having a healthy pregnancy and birth

“It may be that multivitamin use around the time of conception could be a safe and simple strategy to improve pregnancy outcomes,” the study’s authors said in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, while pointing out that more research is needed to show this definitively.

In addition to a multivitamin, there are a few other key supplements that you can consider taking during pregnancy:

  • Omega-3 fatty acids. We get these from eating fish, but due to pollutants like mercury and PCBs, pregnant women should eat fish judiciously (perhaps no more than 2 helpings a week). Supplementing with omega-3 fats during pregnancy has been shown to help ensure full-term births and healthy-sized newborns.
  • Vitamin D. Most of us don’t get enough sun all year to maintain healthy levels of vitamin D, and some research suggests that pregnant women with low vitamin D levels are more likely to deliver preterm.
  • Iron, folic acid, and zinc. Low levels of these nutrients during pregnancy are associated with poor birth outcomes. If you don’t take a prenatal multivitamin, remember to stay on top of these nutrients.

(Am J Clin Nutr 2011;94:906–12)

Maureen Williams, ND, completed her doctorate in naturopathic medicine at Bastyr University in Seattle and has been in private practice since 1995. With an abiding commitment to access to care, she has worked in free clinics in the US and Canada, and in rural clinics in Guatemala and Honduras where she has studied traditional herbal medicine. She currently lives and practices in Victoria, BC, and lectures and writes extensively for both professional and community audiences on topics including family nutrition, menopause, anxiety and depression, heart disease, cancer, and easing stress. Dr. Williams is a regular contributor to Healthnotes Newswire.

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Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 3 tablets
Amount Per Serving %DV
Vitamin A † (100% as beta-carotene) 5000 IU 100%
Vitamin C † 60 mg 100%
Vitamin D3 † 1000 IU 250%
Vitamin E † 30 IU 100%
Vitamin K [K1 and K2 (MK7) Blend] 80 mcg 100%
Thiamin-Vitamin B1 † 4 mg 267%
Riboflavin-Vitamin B2 † 5 mg 294%
Niacin † 20 mg 100%
Vitamin B6 † 5 mg 250%
Folate † 600 mcg 150%
Vitamin B12 † 30 mcg 500%
Biotin † 300 mcg 100%
Pantothenic Acid † 10 mg 100%
Calcium (from Algae ‡) 75 mg 7.5%
Iron † 18 mg 100%
Iodine † 90 mcg 60%
Magnesium † (70% cultured; 30% from Algae ‡) 15 mg 3%
Zinc † 7.5 mg 50%
Selenium † 50 mcg 71%
Copper † 750 mg 38%
Manganese † 2 mg 100%
Chromium † 100 mcg 83%
Molybdenum † 20 mcg 27%
Mixed Carotenoids † 3 mg **
Prenatal Herbal Blend †
[Organic Brown Rice; Organic Oats; Organic Blueberries (fruit); Organic Prunes (fruit)]

[Organic Blackberries (fruit); Organic Flame Raisins (fruit); Organic Raspberries (fruit); Organic Dandelion (leaf); Organic Rose Hips (fruit);Organic Lavender (flower)]

[Organic Lemon Balm (leaf); Organic Peppermint (leaf); Organic Cloves (bud); L.casei; L. plantarum; L. salivarius; L. acidophilus; L. rhamnosus; S. thermophilus; B. bifidum; B. infantis; B. longum; and B. breve]

300 mg **
Breast Support Blend (sprouted seeds)
(Organic Broccoli; Organic Cauliflower; Organic Kale; Organic Daikon Radish; Organic Cabbage; Organic Mustard)
100 mg **
*Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
**Daily Value (DV) not established.

‡Lithothamnion: (L. calcareum and L. corallioides)

†Nutrients and herbs are cultured in organic media that may contain: organic milled soy, Saccharomyces cerevisiae (organic yeast: active and inactive), organic maltodextrin, organic gum acacia, organic orange and lemon peel, organic carrot powder, organic alfalfa powder, Lactobacilli (L. acidophilus, L. bifidus, L. rhamnosus) and enzymes (deactivated).

Other ingredients: Organic gum acacia, silica, lac resin, carnauba wax and sunflower oil.

Contains: Fermented soy.

Naturally gluten free.

100% vegetarian; no artificial flavors or colors.


The most accurate information is always on the label on the actual product. While we periodically update our website, the values on the website are intended to be a general guide to consumers. For absolute values, the actual label on the product at hand should be relied on.

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Three tablets daily. Can be taken anytime, even on an empty stomach.


Caution: As with any dietary or herbal supplement, you should advise your healthcare practitioner of the use of this product. If you are nursing, pregnant, or considering pregnancy, you should consult your healthcare practitioner prior to using this product.

WARNING: Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.

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