Why Prenatal Vitamins
Are Important?

Answer:

Folic acid helps reduce the risk of neural tube defects. Reduced folic acid intake can increase the risk of neural defects, such as spina bifida, at birth.1,2

OB Complete® prenatal dietary supplements contain 1 mg of Folate (as folic acid).

Answer:

DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid, is thought to be important in the support of optimal brain, eye and nervous system development.3

OB Complete® Petite contains 200 mg DHA
OB Complete® One contains 300 mg DHA

Answer:

During pregnancy, the body uses iron to produce enough blood to support both you and baby. Supplemental iron helps reduce your chance of becoming iron deficient as well as your baby’s risk of low birth weight, premature birth or low levels of iron.4

OB Complete® Petite contains 40 mg Iron
OB Complete® One contains 50 mg Iron
OB Complete® Premier contains 50 mg Iron

Answer:

Vitamin D is thought to support baby’s bone health and skeletal growth.5 OB Complete® prenatal dietary supplements contain some of the highest concentrations of Vitamin D.

OB Complete® Petite contains 1000 IU of D3
OB Complete® One contains 1200 IU of D3
OB Complete® Premier contains 800 IU of D3

Whether you’re pregnant, trying to conceive or recently gave birth, you may have a lot of questions about the health benefits of prenatal vitamins. Prenatal vitamins provide essential minerals and vitamins to help support you and are important for the development of the baby.

  • Click For Answer Did you know that women who consume healthy diets with adequate folate may reduce their risk of having a child with birth defects of the brain or spinal cord?
  • Click For Answer Did you know that DHA may help support your baby’s brain development?
  • Click For Answer Did you know that almost 20% of pregnant women in the US are deficient in iron?4
  • Click For Answer Did you know that 38% of women of child-bearing age in the US are Vitamin D deficient?4,5

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

This content is for informational and educational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician, pediatrician, or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding diet and exercise during and after pregnancy, or other medical condition.not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

  1. National Institutes of Health. Folate Fact Sheet http://ods.od.nih.gov.factsheets/Folate-HealthProfessional/
  2. MRC Vitamin Study Research Group. Prevention of neural tube defects: Results of the Medical Research Council Vitamin Stgudy. The Lancet, Vol 338, July 1991 No.8760.
  3. Greenberg JA, Bell SJ, Ausdal WV. Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation during pregnancy. Rev Obstet Gynecol. 2008;1(4):162-169.
  4. National Institute of Health. Iron: Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet. http://ods.od.nih.gov.factsheets/Iron-HealthProfessional/
  5. National Institute of Health. Vitamin D: Dietary Supplement Fact Sheet. http://ods.od.nih.gov.factsheets/VitaminD-HealthProfessional/