What's in a Prenatal Vitamin?

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What vitamins and minerals are in a typical prenatal vitamin?

What's in a Prenatal Vitamin?

A prenatal vitamin contains a host of supplements to help keep you and baby strong during the pregnancy. What's in them may vary slightly based on the brand or manufacturer. Here's what is in a typical prenatal pill: Vitamin A, D, E, C, Folic Acid, B1, B2, Niacin, B6, B12, Calcium, Iron, Zinc, Thiamin, and Riboflavin.

Hint: Some prenatal vitamins on the market contain stool softeners for constipation. It's a problem common in pregnant women, so look for it on the label.

Always check with your doctor to find out what vitamins you might need.



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