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Prenatal multivitamins should have lots of vitamin D

https://www.multivitaminguide.org/best-prenatal-multivitamins.html

Describes

  1. Why each is needed
  2. How well each brand meets the need
NutrientUnitNOT
Pregnant
PregnantLactating
Vitamin AIU233325674333
Vitamin Cmg7585120
Vitamin DIU600600600
Vitamin D
Should be
IU3,0004,0006,400
Vitamin EIU222228
Vitamin Kmcg909090
Thiaminmg1.11.41.4
Riboflavinmg1.11.41.6
Niacinmg141817
Vitamin B6mg1.31.92
Folatemcg400600500
Vitamin B12mcg2.42.62.8
Panto. Acidmg567
Biotinmcg303035
Calciummg100010001000
Chromiummcg253045
Coppermcg90010001300
Iodinemcg150220290
Ironmg18279
Magnesiummg320350310
Manganesemg1.822.6
Molybdenummcg455050
Seleniummcg556070
Zincmg81112
Potassiumg4.74.75.1

Omega-3 (1.4 grams)

  • is very important,
  • is discussed in their text,
  • is in the title of 3 of their references
  • is NOT in their summary table – an oversight?

Top rated prenatals

RankManufacturerProductScore
1Garden of LifeMykind Organics Prenatal Multi9.3
2MegaFoodBaby & Me Multivitamin9.1
3New ChapterPerfect Prenatal Multivitamin8.9
4Garden of LifeVitamin Code RAW Prenatal Multivitamin8.8
5MetagenicsWellness Essentials Pregnancy8.6
6Douglas LaboratoriesPrenatal Pack8.5
7Rainbow LightComplete Prenatal System8.4
8Country LifeMaxi Pre-Natal Multi Vitamins8.2
9Source NaturalsMother's Choice Prenatal Multiple8.0

See also VitaminDWiki

Problem
ReducesProof
1. Miscarriage 2.5 times Observe
2. Pre-eclampsia 3.6 timesRCT*
3. Gestational Diabetes 3 times RCT*
4. Good 2nd trimester sleep quality 3.5 times Observe
5. Premature birth 2 times RCT*
6. C-section - unplanned 1.6 timesObserve
7. Depression AFTER pregnancy 1.4 times RCT*
8. Small for Gestational Age 1.6 times meta-analysis
9. Infant height, weight, head size
     within normal limits
RCT*
10. Childhood Wheezing 1.3 times RCT*
11. Additional child is Autistic 4 times Intervention
12.Young adult Multiple Sclerosis 1.9 timesObserve
13. Preeclampsia in young adult 3.5 timesRCT*
14. Good motor skills @ age 31.4 times Observe
15. Childhood Mite allergy 5 times RCT*
16. Childhood Respiratory Tract visits 2.5 times RCT*
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