Postnatal Vitamins Australia
The Natal Naturopath's postnatal vitamin, EverNatal, is Australia's top vegan prenatal, antenatal, and postnatal supplement. It's perfect to take before, during, and after pregnancy to support you and your baby. EverNatal is vegan, halal-friendly, nut-free, gluten-free, soy-free, and free from all nasties. It contains high-quality ingredients in meaningful high doses, in forms that your body can easily absorb, such as methyl-folate and activated B vitamins.
This postpartum vitamin is clinically designed to support both you and your baby, and men can also take it for sperm quality. Created by a mother for mothers, EverNatal is designed to keep your nutritional up and support you in growing and breastfeeding a healthy baby. This supplement can be taken on the same day as our iron supplement.
We Also Carry a Range of Other Postnatal Supplements
In addition to EverNatal, The Natal Naturopath carries a range of other postnatal supplements to support your health and wellness during the postpartum period. One of these supplements is UltraCleanDHA Omega - Pregnancy & Breastfeeding, which contains high-quality, ultra-pure fish oil rich in omega-3 fatty acids, specifically DHA.
DHA is an essential nutrient for foetal and infant brain development and is important for maintaining maternal health during pregnancy and breastfeeding. This pro-Omega supplement is molecularly distilled to ensure purity and contains no detectable levels of heavy metals or environmental toxins. It is also sustainably sourced and carries the Friend of the Sea certification.
The Natal Naturopath understands the importance of providing high-quality, safe, and effective pregnancy supplements to support your and your baby's health and well-being during this special time. That's why they have carefully curated a range of postnatal supplements that are vegan, halal-friendly, nut-free, gluten-free, soy-free, and free from all nasties.
Frequently Asked Questions About Postnatal Supplements
What are postnatal supplements?
Postnatal supplements are vitamins and minerals that are taken after childbirth to aid with postpartum recovery and support the mother's health and well-being, as well as that of her baby if she is breastfeeding. These supplements are designed to provide the essential nutrients that may be depleted during pregnancy and childbirth, and to support the mother's recovery and energy levels. Postnatal supplements may also include ingredients that support lactation, such as fenugreek or blessed thistle.
When should I start taking postnatal vitamins?
As with prenatal vitamins, it is recommended to start taking postnatal vitamins as soon as possible after giving birth. However, every woman's situation is different, and you should consult with your healthcare provider to determine the best time to start taking postnatal vitamins based on your individual needs and circumstances.
What should I look for in a postnatal supplement?
When looking for a postnatal supplement, it's important to choose one that contains key nutrients that your body needs after giving birth. These include vitamins and minerals such as iron, calcium, vitamin D, vitamin B12, and folate. Additionally, omega-3 fatty acids such as DHA are important for supporting your baby's brain and eye development, as well as your own overall health.
It's also important to look for a supplement that is specifically formulated for postnatal use, as it will contain the appropriate levels of nutrients that your body needs at this stage. You may also want to consider factors such as whether the postnatal supplement is vegan or vegetarian if you have dietary restrictions, and if it's free of common allergens.
As with any supplement, it's always a good idea to consult with your healthcare provider before starting to take a postnatal supplement to ensure that it's safe for you and your baby and that it meets your individual nutritional needs.
Are postnatal supplements necessary if I have a healthy diet?
While maintaining a healthy, balanced diet is important for postnatal recovery, postnatal supplements can provide additional nutritional support that may not be fully covered by diet alone. These postpartum supplements can help replenish depleted nutrients, support lactation, and aid in the recovery process after birth. However, it is always recommended to consult with a healthcare provider or a qualified naturopath to determine if postnatal supplements are necessary for your individual needs.
Can I take postnatal supplements while breastfeeding?
Yes, postnatal supplements are safe to take while breastfeeding. In fact, it is recommended to continue taking a postnatal supplement while breastfeeding to ensure that both you and your baby are getting all the necessary nutrients. However, it's important to choose a postnatal supplement that is specifically designed for postnatal and breastfeeding needs, as the nutrient requirements may differ from those during pregnancy. Always consult with a healthcare professional before taking any new postnatal supplement while breastfeeding.
How do postnatal supplements help with breastfeeding?
Postnatal supplements can help with breastfeeding by providing the necessary nutrients and vitamins required for lactation. For example, some postnatal supplements may contain nutrients like iron, calcium, and vitamin D, which are important for maintaining bone health and supporting milk production. Others may contain omega-3 fatty acids, like DHA, which can be transferred to breast milk and help support the development of the baby's brain and eyes. Additionally, certain herbs like fenugreek and blessed thistle are known to increase milk production in lactating women and may be included in some postnatal supplements. However, it is important to consult with a healthcare provider before starting any new postnatal supplement, especially while breastfeeding.
Can postnatal supplements help with postpartum depression?
Postpartum depression is a serious medical condition that should be evaluated and treated by a qualified healthcare professional. While postnatal supplements may contain certain nutrients that have been associated with improved mood, they are not a substitute for professional medical care and should not be relied upon as the sole treatment for postpartum depression during the postpartum period. If you are experiencing symptoms of postpartum depression, it is important to seek the help of a healthcare professional as soon as possible.