Calcium helps to build healthy teeth and bones for your growing baby and can help reduce the risk of pre-eclampsia during pregnancy. An essential mineral required for the proper function of many of the body’s processes, Calcium is required for muscle contraction, nerve conduction and regular heart rate.
Potassium plays a key role in hydration and energy production in your body. It also assists the healthy development and function of your babies nervous system, and is crucial in heart and muscle function.
During pregnancy your Iron requirements rapidly increase as your body creates a greater volume of blood to support your growing baby. Iron is an essential mineral that not only facilitates oxygen transportation and storage it also supports healthy immune function.
Magnesium helps your baby to build healthy teeth and bones. Magnesium is important in many biological reactions and is essential for muscle relaxation, protein synthesis and the healthy functioning of the nervous system. Leg and muscle cramping during pregnancy can be a sign of magnesium deficiency.
The second most abundant inorganic element in the body, Phosphorus is an important part of DNA and RNA. Phosphorus is essential in combination with Magnesium and Vitamin D to create healthy bones for your growing baby.
Adequate Zinc during pregnancy supports your babies developing neurological system, the formation and maturation of healthy reproductive organs and works to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. Zinc is crucial in the growth and development of new tissues, healthy immune response and wound healing.
Niacin is prolific throughout the body, it’s co-enzymes are required in over 200 reactions, Niacin is essential for energy production, healthy skin, nervous system function, memory and proper digestive function.
Riboflavin plays a major role in energy production, cellular function, and the metabolism of fats in the body.
Vitamin B6 plays an integral role in protein synthesis, the formation of red blood cells and can be useful in combating morning sickness during your pregnancy.