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  • Item Number: TR1025
  • Serving Size: 3 Capsules
  • Servings per Container: 30
  • Quantity per Container: 90 Capsules
  • Price per Serving:  0.9
  • Price per Unit*: $0.30 per Capsule
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  • Basic Prenatal by Thorne was designed to be a complete vitamin and mineral supplement for pregnant and lactating women. This multi-vitamin and mineral supplement contains the purest and highest quality ingredients available on the market in their most well-absorbed and highly bioavailable forms.

    One of the most crucial vitamins for a healthy pregnancy is folate. Insufficient intake of folic acid during pregnancy may negatively affect fetal development. Fortunately‚ each vegetarian capsule of Basic Prenatal provides the active forms of folate (5-MTHF) and vitamin B12 (as methylcobalamine) in a readily-absorbable dose. Iron is also important for pregnant women‚ but it can sometimes cause constipation; therefore‚ this supplement contains iron in the form of iron bisglycinate‚ which is easier on the stomach while delivering a woman's pregnancy-specific needs.

    Pregnancy and Nutrition

    During pregnancy‚ a woman needs more calories and nutrients to support both herself and a growing baby. Even after pregnancy‚ her nutritional and caloric requirements remain elevated if she breastfeeds. However‚ some women have trouble getting the appropriate amount of calories and nutrition from food‚ especially during their first trimester of pregnancy when many suffer from morning sickness. The good news is that nutrients like vitamin B6‚ vitamin C‚ and vitamin K may help alleviate those uncomfortable symptoms.

    The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) recommend that all women of childbearing age supplement with folic acid. This is because many pregnancies are not discovered until well into the first trimester‚ and this time is crucial for neural development of the fetus. Even though folate is essential‚ it is possible to have too much of a good thing. Basic Prenatal provides a safe dosage of 1 mg to ensure proper supplementation.

    The Thorne Difference

    As you may expect from Thorne‚ you will not find any of the additives or coatings that you might find in mainstream prenatal vitamin and mineral supplements. Basic Prenatal is formulated with only the purest and most bioavailable nutrients.

    Many women have trouble digesting the high-potency prenatal vitamin and mineral supplements that are often needed during pregnancy‚ especially during the nausea that often occurs in the first trimester. It is for this reason that Thorne Research does not include high volumes of the vitamins and minerals that are more likely to be harsh on the stomach. Basic Prenatal provides the most bioavailable forms of vitamins B6‚ B2‚ B12‚ and L-5 MTHF (active folate) —this means that you’ll get more benefit out of a smaller dose than you would with many other multivitamin and mineral supplements.

    Thorne strives to provide pure‚ high-quality supplements to people looking to enhance their health and well-being. Its products are commonly used in prestigious research studies‚ and are recommended by many doctors and health care practitioners. The company always goes the extra mile to ensure that Thorne Research dietary supplements are safe and effective for immune-compromised‚ allergic‚ and chemically sensitive patients.



    These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.

Official Website: http://www.thorne.com

Serving Size: Three Capsules
Servings Per Container: 30

Three Capsules Contain / % DV

Vitamin A 1.05 mg / 117%
(3‚000 IU / 450 mcg RAE from Beta Carotene and 2‚000 IU / 600 mcg RAE as Palmitate)
Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid) 150 mg / 125%
Vitamin D (as Vitamin D3) (1‚000 IU) 25 mcg / 167%
Vitamin E (as d-Alpha Tocopheryl) (50 IU) 33.5 mg / 177%
Vitamin K (as Vitamin K1) 100 mcg / 111%
Thiamin (as Thiamin HCl) 5 mg / 357%
Riboflavin (as Riboflavin 5'-Phosphate Sodium) 5 mg / 313%
Niacin (as Niacinamide) 30 mg / 167%
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxal 5'-Phosphate) 12 mg / 600%
Folate (as L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate† from L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid‚ Glucosamine Salt) 1 mg / 167%
Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin) 200 mcg / 7142%
Biotin 50 mcg / 143%
Pantothenic Acid (as Calcium Panothenate) 18 mg / 257%
Calcium (90 mg as Calcium Citrate and 90 mg as Calcium Malate) 180 mg / 14%
Iron (as Ferrochel® Ferrous Bisglycinate Chelate)†† 45 mg / 167%
Iodine (as Potassium Iodide) 150 mcg / 52%
Magnesium (45 mg as Magnesium Citrate and 45 mg as Magnesium Malate) 90 mg / 23%
Zinc (as TRAACS® Zinc Bisglycinate Chelate)††† 25 mg / 192%
Selenium (as L-Selenomethionine) 50 mcg / 71%
Copper (as TRAACS® Copper Bisglycinate Chelate)††† 2 mg / 154%
Manganese (as TRAACS® Manganese Bisglycinate Chelate)††† 5 mg / 192%
Chromium (as TRAACS® Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)††† 100 mcg / 222%
Molybdenum (as TRAACS® Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)††† 50 mcg / 100%
Boron (as Bororganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex)†††† 1 mg / *

*Daily Value (DV) not established.

†This product uses Gnosis S.p.A.'s L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolic Acid‚ Glucosamine Salt (Quatrefolic®). Quatrefolic is a registered trademark of Gnosis S.p.A.
††This product uses Albion's Ferrochel® Ferrous Bisglycinate chelate. Ferrochel is a registered trademark of Albion International‚ Inc.
†††This product uses Albion's TRAACS® Zinc Bisglycinate Chelate‚ Copper Bisglycinate Chelate‚ Manganese Bisglycinate Chelate‚ Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate‚ and Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate. TRAACS is a registered trademark of Albion International‚ Inc.
††††This product uses Albion's Bororganic™ Boron Glycinate Complex. Bororganic is a trademark of Albion International‚ Inc.

Other Ingredients: Hypromellose (derived from cellulose) capsule‚ Microcrystalline Cellulose‚ Calcium Laurate‚ Silicon Dioxide.

Gluten Free.

Take 3 capsules daily or as recommended by your healthcare professional.

ALLERGY WARNING
This product is contraindicated in an individual with a history of hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.

Iodine may occasionally cause an allergic reaction in some individuals.

PREGNANCY WARNING
If pregnant‚ consult your health professional before using this product.

INTERACTIONS
As vitamin K interferes with the effect of anticoagulant drugs (like Coumadin)‚ the concurrent use of these agents should be avoided.

Folinic acid and 5-methyltetrahydrofolate supplementation is not recommended concurrent with methotrexate cancer therapy‚ as they can interfere with methotrexate's anti-neoplastic activity; however‚ these folate sources have not been shown to interfere with the anti-inflammatory activity of methotrexate. An individual taking methotrexate for psoriasis or rheumatoid arthritis can safely take a supplement containing folate.

ADDITIONAL WARNINGS
Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under six. Keep this product out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose‚ call a doctor or poison control center immediately.

Vitamin C can cause diarrhea in some individuals in large doses‚ which can vary from person to person and resolves when the amount is reduced.

TAMPER EVIDENT
Use only if bottle is sealed. Store tightly sealed in a cool‚ dry place.

  • Egg Free
  • Gluten Free
  • High Fructose Corn Syrup Free
  • Nut Free
  • Peanut Free

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Overall Rating for Basic Prenatal - 90 Capsules

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    from Missouri

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    3/18/2018

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    Love

    Basic Prenatal by Thorne Research is a great prenatal vitamin with methyl folate for all of us who can not consume folic acid!


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from TN

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    1/06/2018

    Good product

    I got Basic Prenatal by Thorne Research for my daughter


    Pros

      Doesn’t make her sick like others

    Cons


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from ANTIOCH TN

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    12/12/2017

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    Good Multivitamin

    My doctor prescribed Basic Prenatal by Thorne Research for me even tho I am not pregnant because it is a great multi vitamin that contains the methyl B-Vitamins I have to have.


    Pros

      Methyl vitamins

    Cons

      I was not able to take this for long because of the iron that caused constipation.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from NC

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    10/06/2016

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    No synthetic folic acid

    Basic Prenatal by Thorne Research is a great vitamin for those with MTHFR mutation and even those who don't know if they have it.


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Keystone heights Florida

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    7/06/2016

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    I'm taking even after pregnancy!

    Once again Thorne steps up with a natural prenatal vitamin that works very well and had my doctor recommended for my MTHFR disorder. I still use Basic Prenatal by Thorne Research even after my pregnancy because I've seen my nails and hair grow faster and stronger and also I know it helps make my breast milk more healthy.


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      Noticed major growth and strength in my hair and nails.

    Cons


    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from PA

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    3/22/2016

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    Too much Iron for me!

    I realized that Basic Prenatal by Thorne Research may be too much iron for me. It's at the top of the daily limit for pregnant women so I am not going to take it.


     
     
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    from Idaho

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    3/14/2016

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    Great Prenatal with Methylated Folate

    I chose Basic Prenatal by Thorne Research specifically because of it's use of methylated folate. I first picked it up from our local wellness center, but found it was slightly cheaper to order through PureFormulas, so that's what I did when I needed to reorder. I was amazed at how quickly the order arrived, which was great because then I didn't miss any doses.


    Pros

      Methylated Folate; Very High Quality; No Allergens.

    Cons

      It doesn't specify whether or not you are supposed to take the 3 daily capsules all at once or divided. I started with 3 at once, but decided to switch to 1 with each meal to see if it would help with nausea. (I'm not sure if it did or not, because it's so hard to tell when morning sickness comes and goes).

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Washington State

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    3/11/2016

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    The Best Prenatal!

    I've been using Basic Prenatal by Thorne Research for over two years now with great results. Used it for a year prior to getting pregnant, and still using it while nursing. Recommended to me by my natural path. I feel great and have lots of energy.


    Pros

      No taste, great ingredients.

    Cons

      Nothing.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from California

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    12/16/2015

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    Best in its price range!

    I've done a very thorough research and went through and compared ingredients in every prenatal vitamins I could find on PureFormulas and a few other sites. At this price range Basic Prenatal by Thone Research is by far the best one in terms of the contents of each vitamin. Yes, you need to remember to take it 3 times a day. For me the only drawback is that it causes bloating unfortunately. I'm still in search for a comparable alternative multi without afformentioned side effect


    Pros

      It has everything you would want in prenatal vitamins.

    Cons

      Causes bloating.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     
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    from Honolulu

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    7/25/2015

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    Great product for those with MTHFR!

    Basic Prenartal by Thorne Research contains methylfolate which is essentially active and not synthetic folic acid, and methylcobalamin which is active vitamin b12. This is necessary for people with the MTHFR mutation because the cannot process synthetic vitamin B. Thorne ia a reputable company with quality products sold by naturopaths.


    Pros

      Reputable brand.

    Cons

      Wish there was a larger quantity available and that bottle was bisphenal-A free.

    I would recommend this item to a friend.

     
     

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