If you’re pregnant or even thinking about it, you want to do what’s best for you and your baby. But with so many different prenatal vitamins out on the market, it can be be hard to know where to begin.
The Tell Me Baby community is here to help. With their top picks for prenatal vitamins, based on personal experience and reviews, parents share what worked, what didn’t and what you can’t do without.
Below are the top eight prenatal vitamins that the TMB parents absolutely love:
With a 4.8 out of 5 star rating, Qiara Pregnancy & Breastfeeding was Tell Me Baby’s highest rated Mum’s vitamins and supplements for 2021. Women found this product particularly good for dealing with pain caused by mastitis, blocked ducts and nipple thrush. “I didn’t think it would work but this product had amazed me!” said one reviewer. “I suffered a very painful mastitis but after taking this, I honestly do not remember another episode of mastitis in my breastfeeding journey.”
Read Qiara Pregnancy & Breastfeeding reviews here.
Made in Australia, this product is specially formulated to deal with the demands of second and third trimesters, as well as breastfeeding. And with a 5 star rating, it’s a hit with many mums from the Tell Me Baby community. It was particularly loved by those diagnosed with MTHFR gene who cannot take folic acid: “These tablets were a game changer.”
Read NaturoBest Prenatal Trimester 2 & 3 Plus Breastfeeding reviews here.
Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars, Blackmores I-Folic contains a combination of iodine for baby’s brain, eyesight and hearing development and folic acid to assist in reducing birth defects. It also offers an easy-to-take size and is popular for mums who cannot tolerate large pills or who suffer from pregnancy sickness. “These tablets were a lifesaver,” said one mum who suffers from HG (severe sickness during pregnancy). “The tablet is a small size, making it easy to swallow for a serial vomiter!”
Read Blackmores I-Folic reviews here.
This one has been very popular with Tell Me Baby parents over the past few years. With 15 strains of quality beneficial bacteria, mums find that it is particularly good for immunity, digestion and staying ‘regular’. “It helps me with my bowel movement everyday, during pregnancy and postnatal,” wrote one reviewer. “What I love the most is it doesn’t need to keep in the fridge and it’s safe for me and baby, even during breastfeeding.”
Read Life-Space Probiotic for Pregnancy & Breastfeeding reviews here.
This product has received glowing five-star reviews from Tell Me Baby mums, as it has been specifically formulated to not only assist immunity and gut health, but also to help prevent the development of eczema in babies.
“I started taking these to decrease the chance of my baby developing eczema. I have cousins who have severe eczema and I was a bit concern my son would have the same problem,” wrote one reviewer. “So far my son has beautiful soft skin and hasn’t had any breakouts … so it is well worth it in my opinion.”
Read Ethical Nutrients Inner Health Pregnancy and Breastfeeding reviews here.
These tablets, packed with 20 essential nutrients for both mum and baby, are a popular choice for TMB community members. They are easy to take, easy to digest and have no metallic after-taste. “I’ve had a lot of trouble finding pregnancy supplements that work for me and as soon as I started taking these I felt great,” said one mum. “100% worth it and recommend!”
Read Blackmores Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Gold reviews here.
Elevit is a name that many women trust in prenatal vitamins and has proved popular with members of the TMB community. It provides all the essential vitamins and minerals required firstly when trying to conceive, and then during both pregnancy and breastfeeding. Many mums found it easy to take and appreciate the fact that only one tablet is needed each day to cover every need. “I Loved taking Elevit while pregnant knowing my Bub was getting all the great nutrition was the best feeling. Elevit didn’t make me feel sick at all,” commented one mum. “Only one pill a day was great compared to others.”
Read Elevit Pregnancy Multivitamin reviews here.
Fabfol contains all the essential vitamins and minerals needed by mum and baby during pregnancy, as well as extra energy and vitality. Mums found this product was easy to take and didn’t make them feel sick. It also helped with constipation and made them feel less tired. “I find tablets hard to swallow in general,” said a reviewer. “But these Fabfol pregnancy tablets were okay and not too hard to swallow.”
Read Fabfol reviews here.
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