Prenatal Vitamins

Prenatal Folic Acid Fortification May Affect Cortical Development

July 09, 2018

A retrospective, observational clinical cohort study was conducted among 292 youths (Massachusetts General Hospital [MGH] cohort) aged 8 to 18 years born between January 1993 and December 2001.

Vitamin D Supplementation Assessed for Preventing Allergic Diseases

July 12, 2017

The researchers found that based on very low certainty in the body of evidence across examined studies, vitamin D supplementation may not reduce the risk of developing allergic diseases.

Prenatal Progesterone Exposure May Affect Offspring Sexual Orientation

By April 06, 2017

"The findings highlight the likelihood that prenatal exposure to progesterone may have a long-term influence on behavior related to sexuality in humans," said lead researcher June Reinisch, Director Emerita of The Kinsey Institute.

Inositol Investigated for Possible Gestational Diabetes Prevention

By March 24, 2017

A total of 240 women with a family history of diabetes were enrolled at their first prenatal visit to receive either a combination of 1,100mg myo-inositol, 27.6g D-Chiro inositol, and 400mcg folic acid.

Does Prenatal DHA Have an Impact on Offspring IQ?

By March 21, 2017

Sales of prenatal supplements with DHA continue to rise, however little evidence exists on whether supplementation imparts a benefit on offspring neurodevelopment.

Does Too Much Folate During Pregnancy Up Autism Risk?

By May 12, 2016

Researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reported that too much folate in a new mother's body may increase a child's risk of developing an autism spectrum disorder. Findings from the study will be presented at the 2016 International Meeting for Autism Research.

Caffeine Consumption May Affect Miscarriage Risk

By March 24, 2016

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health and Ohio State University report that the risk of miscarriage increases if couples consume over two caffeinated beverages a day in the weeks leading up to conception.

Mteryti Prenatal Vitamins Now Available

By March 08, 2016

Duchesnay announced the launch of Mteryti and Mteryti folic 5 products to help optimize iron, calcium, and folic acid absorption for prenatal use.

Folic Acid in Early Pregnancy Linked to Gestational Diabetes Risk

February 09, 2016

Folic acid (FA) consumption in the first trimester is associated with increased risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to research published online in Diabetes Care.

Progesterone May Not Help Prevent Repeat Miscarriage

December 01, 2015

Taking progesterone supplements in the first trimester of pregnancy may not improve pregnancy outcomes for women with a history of miscarriage, according to a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Many Pregnant Women Lacking in Element Linked to Cognition in Offspring

August 31, 2015

Recent research indicates that many pregnant women have a median urinary iodine concentration below the recommended level, which may have a negative impact on the motor and cognitive functions of offspring.

ACOG: Best Evidence for Rx of Nausea, Vomiting in Pregnancy

August 20, 2015

In a practice bulletin published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, recommendations are presented for the management of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.

Iodine Supplementation in Pregnancy Can Have Lasting Cost Savings

August 10, 2015

Iodine supplementation is potentially cost saving for pregnant women in the United Kingdom.

Study: Pregnant, Breastfeeding Women Not Consuming Enough of This Nutrient

By March 26, 2015

Results from a large birth cohort study suggest women may not be consuming enough omega-3 to meet the recommendations for pregnancy and lactation.

First Response Women's Multivitamin Line Coming Soon

By March 23, 2015

Church & Dwight announced the expected launch of First Response Reproductive Health Multivitamin Gummies and PreNatal & PostNatal Multivitamin Gummies, an extension of the First Response product line.

CitraNatal Basic, OTC Pre-Pregnancy Supplement Launched

October 22, 2014

Mission Pharmacal announced the launch of CitraNatal basic, an over-the-counter (OTC) prenatal vitamin for pre-pregnancy nutritional support.

Prepregnancy Folate May Reduce Miscarriage, Stillbirth Risk

June 17, 2014

Prepregancy folate intake, particularly from supplements, is associated with a reduced risk of miscarriage and stillbirth.

Chewable Prenatal Vitamins Reformulated

May 28, 2014

TherapeuticsMD announced the launch of newly reformulated vitaMedMD RediChew Rx, a branded prescription prenatal vitamin, and Prena1 Chew, a generic prescription prenatal vitamin.

Smallest Prenatal Vitamin Now Available

March 19, 2014

TherapeuticsMD, Inc. (parent company of vitaMedMD, LLC) announced the launch of vitaPearl, the latest addition to the vitaMedMD prenatal multivitamin line.

Prenate Enhance and Prenate Restore Launched

January 21, 2014

Avion announced the addition of two new vitamin formulations to the Prenate Vitamin line: Prenate Enhance and Prenate Restore.

New Addition to Prenate Line of Prenatal Vitamins

July 23, 2013

Avion Pharmaceuticals has launched Prenate AM, a prescription prenatal supplement with Vitamin B6 and ginger.

Prenatal Iron Intake Beneficial for Moms and Babies

June 24, 2013

Daily use of prenatal iron is associated with increased maternal mean hemoglobin and increased birth weight.

Iodine Deficiency Has Negative Impact on Child Cognition

May 22, 2013

Even mild iodine deficiency during pregnancy is associated with adverse child cognitive development.

Mild Iodine Deficiency Can Affect Child's Cognition

May 13, 2013

Even mild iodine deficiency during pregnancy can have long-term adverse effects on a child's cognition.

Prenate Chewable Vitamins Available

March 06, 2013

Avion Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of Prenate Chewable, the newest addition to the Prenate prenatal vitamin line.

Maternal Folic Acid Use Linked to Reduced Autism Risk

February 13, 2013

Maternal use of folic acid supplements around the time of conception is associated with a reduced risk of having children with autistic disorder.

BocaGreen Launches Prena1 Prenatal Vitamins Line

November 02, 2012

BocaGreen announced the launch of its Prena1 line of generic prescription prenatal vitamins designed to meet the needs of pregnant mothers and women planning to become pregnant.

New Formulation of B-Nexa Available

September 12, 2012

Upsher-Smith announced that a new formulation of B-Nexa prescription prenatal vitamins with ginger and B vitamins is now available.

Nexa Plus Prenatal Vitamins Now Available

September 12, 2012

Upsher-Smith announced the launch of Nexa Plus capsules, the newest addition to the Nexa prenatal vitamin line.