Nutrition is important throughout your entire life, but it is especially important before, during and after pregnancy since your infant also depends on your optimal nutrition during this time. This multivitamin multimineral supplement provides some of the key nutrients you and your developing baby may need during pregnancy and lactation.**
Puritan's Pride Prenatal Multivitamin with DHA is a good source of Calcium. Calcium is one of the most important minerals in your body. This supplement is also an excellent source of Vitamin D which assists in the absorption of Calcium.** In addition, to these key nutrients, this supplement contains Iron, a vital component of hemoglobin that plays a key role in energy metabolism.**
This prenatal supplement also provides 200 mg of DHA per serving. DHA is an important Omega-3 fatty acid that helps support the growth and development of the fetus.** DHA also helps support and maintain the health of your cardiovascular system.**
This supplement also provides 800 mcg of Folic Acid per serving. Folic Acid is especially important to those who are pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant, because an adequate intake of folic acid in healthful diets may reduce a woman’s risk of having a child with a brain or spinal cord defect. Getting enough folic acid before and during pregnancy helps achieve this goal.