Supplements for pregnancy & mothers

Just like our food, quality matters! These are my trusted recommendations for supplements formulated specifically to support a woman’s nutritional needs during pregnancy and replenish her stores after having a baby.

My nutrition guides can help you properly determine which supplements are best suited for your unique needs. Please refer to In The Glow during pregnancy and Hello, Motherhood for postpartum. 

(v) Indicates essential supplements for vegan mothers. 
 
 
pranin purefood mom's a to z

multivitamin 

Pranin, Mom's PureFood A to Z

whole-food organic multivitamin powder recommended for all pregnant & breastfeeding women

* Use coupon code "OHBABY" for 20% off


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probiotcs

Klaire Labs, Ther-Biotic Complete Powder

broad spectrum support diversity 
 
klaire labs women's formula probiotcs

Probiotics *vaginal support

Klaire Labs, Ther-Biotic Woman's Formula

specifically formulated to support the vaginal tract, recommended for those with GBS+ test results, yeast infections, or bacterial vaginosis
 
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Probiotics *antibiotic support

specifically formulated to offer support during treatment with antibiotics

Rosita Cod Liver oil

omega 3

Rosita Cod Liver Oil

wild-caught, raw, no heat or chemical extraction 
 
nested vegan omega 3

omega-3 *plant-based (v)

Nested Natural Vegan Omega-3 Capsules

sourced from microalgae

Ancestral Supplements beef liver

iron

Ancestral Supplements, Beef Liver Capsules

pasture-raised, grass-fed & finished, highly absorpable
 
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iron *plant-based (v)

Pranin, PureFood Iron Powder

gentle and non-constipating, with vitamin C to increase absorption

* Use coupon code "OHBABY" for 20% off


natural vitality natural calm magnesium

Magnesium 

Natural Vitality Natural Calm

recommended for constipation, leg cramps, insomnia, and anxiety

mountain meadow herbal calcium

calcium

Mountain Meadow

herbal liquid formula

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vitamin D3 

Thorne Research, Liquid

in a base of MTC oil
 
nordic naturals vegan d3

vitamin D3 *plant-based (v)

Nordic Naturals Vitamin D3 Vegan

sourced from organic wild lichen, essential if not receiving regular full body sun exposure on bare skin
 
canprev d3 & k2

vitamin d3 & k2

CanPrev, Softgels

with coconut oil

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active folate, b9

Thorne Research, 5-MTHF

methyltetrahydrofolate (preferable over folic acid)

MegaFood - Vegan B12

B12 *plant-based (v)

MegaFood, Vegan B12

necessary for those with a vegan diet

pranin purefood c

vitamin c

Pranin, PureFood C Powder

natural sources, better utilized than synthetic ascorbic acid

* Use coupon code "OHBABY" for 20% off


Great Lakes Collagen hydrolysate

Collagen 

Great Lakes Collagen Hydrolysate

grass-fed, pasture-raised, bovine

Lactation Tea  Oat Mama

herbal Lactation Tea  

Oat Mama, Organic Blueberry Pomegranate

fenugreek-free blend

also See: supplements recommended for babies