Why take a Pregnancy Multivitamin?
The best way to get the vitamins and minerals required for optimum health is through our diet, but sometimes you may fall short on key nutrients. A good prenatal multivitamin is there to help fill in any gaps which may occur in your diet, and keep your body well prepared for an upcoming pregnancy. The most popular prenatal supplement is folic acid, a B vitamin linked to the brain. It plays a key role in the first months of a babies development, and should be strongly considered by any mums to be, even pre-conception. During the course of the pregnancy, you need to maintain good nutrient levels, so taking a balanced multivitamin which includes all the key vitamins such as vitamin A, B6, B12, C, D and E can really make a difference.
Types of Multivitamin
All pregnancy focused multivitamins contain folic acid, as well as a unique selection of key vitamins. Most multivitamins also include a selection of minerals which can help maintain optimum health for you and your baby, like calcium, iron, zinc and copper. There are supplements available in capsule, tablet and even spray form to suit most needs.