Comparing prenatal vitamins chart

  If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to conceive, making sure you’re getting the right combination of vitamins and supplements in your prenatal is exceptionally important. Unfortunately, not all prenatals are created equally, so this page is dedicated to helping you decode the label on your package so you can make the best choice…

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This summer, we’re focusing on replenishing. Need a good place to start? Welcome to the Replenish! Series, a collection of articles write to spotlight certain supplements and the role they play in maintaining the health of your body. Let’s dive in!     This week: Winding down for better sleep with magnesium   What is…

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This summer, we’re focusing on replenishing. Need a good place to start? Welcome to the Replenish! Series, a collection of articles written to spotlight certain supplements and the role they play in maintaining the health of your body. Let’s dive in!   This week: Boosting your energy with B12   What is B12?   B12…

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With everything going on in the world today, we feel it is important to discuss how systemic racism in America affects the world of women’s health. Specifically, how it contributes to the rates of maternal mortality in the United States.    American females are 50% more likely to die in childbirth today than when our…

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  There are a couple things to keep in mind when starting a multivitamin or prenatal regimen. If you are experiencing nausea after taking your supplements, keep reading. In this article, we’ll break down why you might be feeling that way and how to avoid it in the future. Why do I feel nauseous after…

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Choline During Pregnancy

If you’ve ever been pregnant (or trying to get pregnant), then you’ve probably heard about the importance of choline during pregnancy. Choline is a nutrient found in many foods that plays an important role in helping your brain and nervous system regulate memory, mood, muscle control, and other functions. It also helps  your body form…

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Binto Postpartum Supplements

When you’re preparing to have a baby, prenatal supplements are probably (and rightly) high on your priority list. But after you’ve brought your little bundle of joy into the world, there’s no need to cross taking your supplements off your to-do list. In fact, postnatal health is just as important as your health during pregnancy,…

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Reasons for Spotting

It’s something no one ever wants to see: blood in your underwear — when you’re not on your period. Technically, spotting between periods is also known as “intermenstrual bleeding,” or metrorrhagia, according to Healthline. While it can be startling to see for sure, this doesn’t necessarily mean anything sinister is going on. There are many reasons…

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Maternal Mental Health Issues

Motherhood doesn’t always look like this. Each year, the month of May is designated as Mental Health Awareness Month. Mother’s Day also happens to fall in the middle of the month. Coincidence? Well, we sure hope not, but now that the holiday has come and gone, it’s time for some #RealTalk about motherhood and mental…

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Folate vs. Folic Acid

Many people (even health professionals!) tend to use “folate” and “folic acid” as interchangeable terms. However, they’re two different types of nutrients altogether. And consuming too much of the fortified kind could have unintended and potentially harmful side effects. Folate and folic acid are two different forms of vitamin B9. Folate is the naturally occurring…

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