What to Look for in a Prenatal Vitamin (and Why Yours Isn't Cutting It)

97% of women take a prenatal vitamin during pregnancy in the United States, yet 95%+ of us mamas are deficient in key nutrients. Quality matters when it comes to your prenatal. Here, we break down what to look for in a high quality prenatal vitamin. 

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What to Look for in a Prenatal Vitamin (and Why Yours Isn't Cutting It)

Why Recommended Dietary Allowances often aren’t enough.

Getting the right amount of a nutrient is important. Getting too little (or in some cases too much) of a nutrient can be detrimental. In general, prenatal supplements are designed around the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) for pregnant and nursing mothers. In our view, RDAs...

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Why Recommended Dietary Allowances often aren’t enough.

The Nutrition that Mamas Need from the Zero to Fourth Trimester

At Needed, we are on a mission to empower women to be optimally nourished at every stage of the journey to motherhood. In this blog post, we walk you through the important nutrients to consume at each stage of the journey to motherhood. We like to emphasize that there are five stages...

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The Nutrition that Mamas Need from the Zero to Fourth Trimester

We tested the Omega-3 levels of 250 healthy women. Here's what we found.

We tested the Omega-3 DHA+EPA levels of nearly 250 healthy women and found that 96% are deficient in Omega-3, and 41% are chronically deficient. Even the most nutritionally-aware among us struggle to get enough Omega-3 from food alone. As mamas and mamas-to-be, we need to properly supplement with an Omega-3...
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We tested the Omega-3 levels of 250 healthy women. Here's what we found.

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