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Nordic Naturals Prenatal DHA Unflavored -- 500 mg - 90 Softgels


Nordic Naturals Prenatal DHA Unflavored
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Nordic Naturals Prenatal DHA Unflavored -- 500 mg - 90 Softgels

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Nordic Naturals Prenatal DHA Unflavored Description

  • Supports Brain Development in Babies During Pregnancy*
  • Healthy Pregnancy
  • Fetal Development
  • Healthy Immunity
  • Unflavored Formula
  • Superior Triglyceride Form
  • Non-GMO Verified
  • Gluten Free

Important building-block nutrients for a developing baby and a healthy pregnancy. Prenatal DHA is a pure and fresh source of the omega-3s that your growing baby needs for brain and nervous system development, and that support a healthy pregnancy for you.

  • 830 mg total omega-3s; 400 IU Vitamin D3 per 2 soft gels
  • DHA-dominant omega-3 fish oil, with natural vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) for added immune support
  • Available unflavored or with a great strawberry taste
  • Easy-to-swallow, smaller soft gel size
  • Award winner! Taste for Life’s Top-Notch Award

Nordic Naturals is the #1 selling fish oil brand in the US with over 150 products in a variety of formulas, formats, flavors, and doses to meet everyone's nutritional needs. From ingredient sourcing and product creation, to shipping and customer care, superior quality is how we always deliver the best essential nutrients. Our products are grounded in science, formulated with care, and responsibly sourced for your family’s health and peace of mind.

 

Key Features

  • Healthy Mood
  • Healthy Pregnancy
  • Healthy Immunity
  • Fish Oil
  • Omega-3 DHA
  • Vitamin D
  • Non-GMO Tested
  • 3rd Party Tested
  • Friend of the Sea Certified Sustainable
  • Superior Quality
  • Made with Integrity
  • Product Transparency


Directions

Suggested Use: Two softgels daily, with food, or as directed by your health care professional or pharmacist.
Free Of
Gluten, GMOs, milk derivatives, or artificial colors or flavors.

*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.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Softgels
Servings per Container: 45
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories10
Total Fat1 g1%
   Saturated Fat0 g0%
   Trans Fat0 g*
Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)400 IU67%
Total Omega-3s830 mg*
   EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid)205 mg*
   DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid)480 mg*
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Purified deep sea fish oil (from anchovies and sardines), soft gel capsule (gelatin, glycerin, water), RRR-alpha tocopherol (antioxidant), vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol, olive oil).
Warnings

Consult with your physician before using this product if you are allergic to iodine, use blood thinners, or anticipate surgery.

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To Prevent Birth Defects, Follow This Doctor's Advice

Learning that a child has a birth defect is frightening for any parent. Each year, 8 million children born around the world are diagnosed with such a condition, according to the March of Dimes.

The good news is that with enough love and attention, these children can grow up to have normal, happy lives.

"People with birth defects can be -- and usually are -- happy and productive members of society," says Dr. Anthony Scialli, an obstetrician-gynecologist and teratologist in Washington, D.C.

January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. Fortunately, there are several things you can do before having kids that lower the risk of birth defects.

Pregnant Woman Trying to Prevent Birth Defects Sitting on Floor with Cup of Tea | Vitacost.com/blog

Preventing birth defects

Avoiding alcohol during pregnancy is the first step to reducing the risk of birth defects in a child, Scialli says.

"Alcohol is the single most common known cause of birth defects," he says. "We don’t know the amount of alcohol that is safe, so we recommend no alcohol intake."

Even if you are not planning on becoming pregnant – but are in your childbearing years – you should take a multivitamin every day, says Dr. Lisa Waddell, deputy medical officer at the March of Dimes.

“If you take folic acid before and during early pregnancy, it can help prevent birth defects of the brain and spine called neural tube defects,” she says.

Waddell also recommends several other lifestyle changes that can boost your own health, and increase the odds you’ll have a healthy baby. They include:

  • Staying safe from viruses and infections that may affect pregnancy
  • Quitting smoking
  • Avoiding taking street drugs

“Schedule a preconception checkup with your doctor to make sure you’re healthy and that your body is ready for pregnancy,” she says.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends being updated on all vaccines – such as those for the flu and whooping cough – before becoming pregnant.

The CDC also urges aspiring mothers to protect against and immediately treat insect bites, and to practice good hygiene, such as washing your hands regularly with soap and water.

If you are being treated for a chronic illness – including high blood pressure, diabetes, heart problems or kidney problems – visit your obstetrician prior to having children, Scialli says.

“In most cases, treatment of the chronic illness should be continued during pregnancy, although the medications may need to be adjusted,” he says.

Scialli says the MotherToBaby website is another good resource. It is a website associated with the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists that provides information on the safety of medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

Managing your child’s birth defect

Of course, none of these steps guarantee your child will not have a birth defect. As scary as such a diagnosis can seem, know that your child can still live a full life.

“Most birth defects can be treated to improve the health and function of the child,” Scialli says.

If you have concerns about your child’s health, discuss them with your pediatrician, Waddell says.

“If your baby is born with a birth defect or other health condition, he may need special care at birth and later in life,” she says.

Pediatric specialists -- such as a pediatric cardiologist or neurologist -- can give you more information and guidance about the specialized care your baby may need, Waddell says.

Rather than considering a child with a birth defect to be disabled, think of them as “differently abled,” Scialli says.

So, don’t underestimate your child’s resilience and ability to thrive. “They learn to adapt to the limitations associated with their problems,” Scialli says.

Finally, you can find support at the March of Dimes Share Your Story webpage.

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