Maternity

VivoMega Omega-3 DHA is essential for optimal development of the growing fetus and young children and reduces the mother’s risk of post-natal depression.

Growth & Development

Omega-3 EPA and DHA are important building blocks of the brain, eyes and nervous system, and is critical to neurocognitive and visual development of the baby.

Healthy Birth Weight

A recent study found that , omega-3 EPA and DHA supplementation during pregnancy has been associated with a decrease in premature births and an increase in healthier birth weights.

Post Natal Health

Omega-3 DHA not only benefits a breastfed baby’s development, but reduces the mother’s risk of post-natal depression.

Early Development

Omega-3 EPA and DHA is essential for the development of the brain, eyes, nerves and heart of a developing foetus and baby.  Studies have shown that lack of Omega-3 DHA is detrimental to neurcognitive development, including learning and memory.  From the second trimester of pregnancy to the first few years of early childhood, the brain is experiencing rapid development. During this time, the need for optimal nutrition including Omega-3 EPA and DHA is important for neurological development. As the main source of the essential omega-3 fatty acids is through the diet it is of highly importance that childbearing and lactating mothers have a diet rich in marine omega-3s or take supplements. For this reason, most infant formulas contains omega3s.

Premature Births

According to the World health Organization, pre-term births are among the leading cause of death in children under 5 years of age.
According to a recent review, including 19,927 women, Omega-3 DHA supplementation during pregnancy indicated a reduced risk for pre-term births and supported healthuer birthweights.

Immune Health

During pregnancy, and the weeks and months after birth, there is considerable development of the human immune system. Studies have shown that consumption of Omega-3 EPA and DHA during pregnancy may reduce the child’s sensitivity to common food allergies and the occurrence and severity of atopic dermatitis in the first year of life.

You can read more about prenatal health at alwaysomega3s

Recommended Daily Intake

A daily intake of 200mg of Omega-3 DHA contributes to the normal brain and eye development of the foetus and breastfed infants. This is in addition to the daily recommended intake of 250 mg of combined Omega-3 EPA and DHA.

Suggested Products

VivoMega Ultra logo
700mg/g EPA+DHA
Product rangeEPA mg/gDHA mg/gTotal n3
0070 TG Premiumreport700750
VivoMega Core logo
600mg/g EPA+DHA
Product rangeEPA mg/gDHA mg/gTotal n3
1050 TG Premium100500670