The Benefits of Vitamin B6 During Pregnancy

Where does Vitamin B6 come from?

Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble vitamin present in many foods and available as a dietary supplement. We take pride in including B6 in Premama products. B6 keeps your body functioning at its top potential. This vitamin performs a wide variety of functions in the body and is extremely versatile. B6 helps your body metabolize protein, fats, and carbohydrates. It also helps form new red blood cells, antibodies, and neurotransmitters. This is all vital for expecting mothers.

How does B6 help a mama?

Along with assisting in the development of your baby’s brain and nervous system, Vitamin B6 can ease pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting. Premama Prenatal Drink MixPremama Prenatal Drink Mix + DHA, and Premama Prenatal + DHA Gummy all contain the essential amount of Vitamin B6 to help soothe discomforts associated with morning sickness. Vitamin B6 is naturally in whole grains, nuts, fruits and vegetables, and poultry. During pregnancy doctor’s recommend women receive at least 1.9 mg of Vitamin B6 per day, and breastfeeding women at least 2.0 mg. Premama products include 30 mg of B6  (women are suggested to intake no more than 100 mg) to ensure a mom-to-be feels a boost in her energy alongside her alleviated nausea symptoms.

Always consult your doctor.

It is vital to consult your doctor to ensure you are receiving the correct amount of nutrients.  This vitamin has many benefits for expecting mothers and should always be considered in your everyday diet. Whether it is through the foods you eat and/or the prenatal vitamins you take make sure to consult with your doctor to ensure you are in healthy standings. 

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