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

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 fetus and baby. Studies have shown that a lack of Omega-3 DHA is detrimental to neurocognitive 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 women and lactating mothers have a diet rich in marine omega-3s.

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 can reduce the risk for pre-term births and support healthier 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 their child’s sensitivity to common food allergies and the occurrence and severity of atopic dermatitis in the first year of life.

Recommended Daily Intake

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

Suggested Products

EPA mg/gDHA mg/gTotal n3
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