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Prenatal Essentials MF - 60 Capsules

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Prenatal Essentials MF - 60 Capsules

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Key Benefits and Actions

Key Benefits and Actions

  • 2-capsule serving size provides your essential daily prenatal nutrients, in methyl-free forms
  • Supports healthy immune, spine, and brain development
  • Free from methylated B vitamins, choline, betaine, and inositol (methyl donors)

Who Needs Prenatal Essentials MF

If you already live a healthy lifestyle, including a balanced diet, you may just need a few essentials to support a healthy pregnancy.

If you are sensitive to methylated nutrients, it can be challenging to find a high-quality, foundational prenatal...until now.

Prenatal Essentials MF is a concise yet powerful prenatal multivitamin. It supports methylation with bioavailable, methyl-free forms of key pregnancy nutrients.

Do you get side effects from methylated nutrients? Some people experience nervousness, headaches, or rapid heartbeat when they take methylcobalamin and methylfolate. Yet, these active forms of vitamin B12 and folate are required for a healthy and successful pregnancy.

(Wondering if you’re sensitive to methyl donors? This article will help you determine if you need methyl-free supplements.)

Prenatal Essentials MF contains B12 and folate in bioavailable, methyl-free forms to support optimal methylation. It is designed for women who are sensitive to methylated nutrients and do not require high-strength nutrition. Women love that in only two capsules per day, their prenatal basics are covered!

This concise prenatal multivitamin is free of:

  • Methylated B vitamins
  • Methylfolate
  • Methylcobalamin
  • Choline
  • Inositol
  • S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe)
  • Trimethylglycine (TMG or Betaine)
Prenatal Essentials MF right for you?
✔️ You are sensitive to methyl groups
✔️ Prefer a convenient, 2-capsule serving size
✔️ Want an affordable, high-quality prenatal
✔️ Need the essential nutrients to support a healthy pregnancy
✔️ You eat a healthy, well-balanced diet
✔️ You do not require a high-strength prenatal

The bioavailable, methyl-free nutrients in Prenatal Essentials MF support healthy:
  • Genetic expression
  • Brain development
  • Vision
  • Bone growth and development
  • Immune defenses
  • Digestive comfort for mom
It is recommended to start taking prenatals several months before trying to conceive. Prenatal Essentials MF can be taken before, during, and after pregnancy to support:
  • Healthy fertility
  • Pregnancy health
  • Normal fetal development
  • Postpartum recovery
  • Breastfeeding
We know it can be challenging to find a high-quality prenatal that is also affordable. This is why epigenetics expert Dr. Ben Lynch designed Prenatal Essentials MF.

Too many prenatals on the market contain too many ingredients. When it comes to growing a healthy baby, more is not necessarily better.

Prenatal Essentials MF is designed for women seeking an affordable, high-quality, methyl-free prenatal. It contains the essential vitamins, minerals, and nutrients you need to support a healthy more, no less.

Customer Review

Clean, High Quality and Worth It!

This is the only prenatal vitamin that doesn’t upset my stomach, and that helps me digest and absorb the nutrients well. I’m so grateful for this product as I get ready to hopefully start my motherhood journey in the future!

Key Ingredients In Prenatal Essentials MF

  • True Folate: As folinic acid, a non-methylated folate. Bioavailable folate is essential for baby’s DNA and RNA synthesis. It is also required for healthy genetic, spinal, and brain development.
  • Bioavailable B12: Adeno- and Hydroxo-cobalamin are non-methylated forms of vitamin B12. These bioavailable forms support healthy energy production and detoxification. Your body requires vitamin B12 to utilize folate for methylation processes.
  • Vitamin A: The bioavailable form of retinyl palmitate supports common BC01 gene variations for optimal eye, mucus membrane, and immune system health.
  • Lutein & Zeaxanthin: Marigold flower extract provides these important carotenoids to support healthy vision and eye development.
  • Magnesium: As DiMagnesium Malate, supports over 400 enzymes in the body. Magnesium promotes a positive mood, healthy muscle and nerve function, and hormone balance.

Why Prenatal Essentials MF Works

A balanced diet coupled with a high-quality prenatal vitamin can go a long way to promote a healthy pregnancy.

Yet the majority of bioavailable prenatals on the market contain methylated ingredients like methylfolate...until now.

Prenatal Essentials MF was formulated to be free from methylfolate and methylcobalamin. This does not mean it goes without these two essential B vitamins!

This product contains non-methylated folate in the form of folinic acid (calcium folinate). It also has non-methylated vitamin B12 in two active forms, hydroxocobalamin and adenosylcobalamin.

Your body converts these non-methyl forms into the forms required for methylation. For example, folinic acid undergoes three enzymatic steps before it is converted into 5-MTHF (methylfolate). Adenosylcobalamin and hydroxocobalamin are both readily metabolized into cobalamin. The body uses this cobalamin to make the methylcobalamin needed for methylation.

The additional enzyme steps slow the delivery of methylated nutrients to your system. This can significantly reduce or eliminate the side effects in those sensitive to methyl groups.

These naturally occurring forms of folate and B12 are considered bioavailable. They indirectly support methylation, even in those with MTHFR gene mutations. With true, sufficient folate and B12, the fetus’ healthy development and genetic expression via methylation is supported.

Folic acid is never included in any of our Seeking Health prenatals or dietary supplements. This artificial version of folate is not well utilized by the body. Folic acid must go through several enzymatic steps before being converted into methylfolate. Its inefficient chemical structure can even slow your MTHFR, SLC191A, and DHFR enzymes to the point of folate deficiency!

Pregnancy is hard enough. You shouldn’t be struggling with side effects related to your prenatal too. Now, you can provide your body and baby with bioavailable nutrition...without the headache of methyl donors.

Say goodbye to the side effects and hello to Prenatal Essentials MF!

Prenatal Essentials MF
Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 2 Capsules
Servings Per Container: 30

Vitamin A (as beta-carotene and retinyl palmitate) 1,500 mcg RAE 115%
Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid) 100 mg 83%
Vitamin D3 (as cholecalciferol) 25 mcg (1,000 IU) 167%
Vitamin E (as Novatol® d-alpha tocopheryl acid succinate) 50 mg 263%
Thiamin (as thiamine hydrochloride) 5 mg 357%
Riboflavin (as riboflavin 5'-phosphate sodium) 10 mg 625%
Niacin (as niacinamide) 25 mg 139%
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxal 5'-phosphate) 15 mg 750%
Folate (as calcium folinate) 1,360 mcg DFE (800 mcg) 227%
Vitamin B12 (as hydroxocobalamin and adenosylcobalamin) 100 mcg 3,571%
Biotin 150 mcg 429%
Pantothenic Acid (as d-calcium pantothenate) 20 mg 286%
Calcium (as Dicalcium Malate§) 100 mg 8%
Iodine (from potassium iodide) 220 mcg 76%
Magnesium (as DiMagnesium Malate§) 100 mg 25%
Zinc (as Zinc Bisglycinate Chelate§) 13 mg 100%
Selenium (as SelenoExcell® High Selenium Yeast) 50 mcg 71%
Copper (as Copper Bisglycinate Chelate§) 0.75 mg 58%
Manganese (as Manganese Bisglycinate Chelate§) 2 mg 77%
Chromium (as Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate§) 100 mcg 222%
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate§) 50 mcg 100%
Boron (as Bororganic Glycine§) 1 mg **
Lutein (from marigold extract)(Tagetes erecta)(flower) 1 mg **
Zeaxanthin (from marigold extract)(Tagetes erecta)(flower) 1 mg **
Vitamin K2 (as menaquinone-7) 100 mcg **
**Daily Value (DV) not established.

Other Ingredients: Vegetarian capsule (hypromellose and water), microcrystalline cellulose, ascorbyl palmitate, and L-leucine.
Novatol® is a registered trademark of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company.
§DimaCal®, TRAACS®, and Albion® are registered trademarks of Albion Laboratories, Inc.
SelenoExcell® is a registered trademark of Cypress Systems, Inc.

  • Suitable For: Vegetarians
  • Age Suitability: Adults
  • Delivery Method: Capsules
  • How To Store: Keep tightly closed in a cool, dry place out of reach of children.

Free Of: Eggs, Fish, Gluten, GMO, Milk, Peanuts, Shellfish, Soy, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Artificial Colors, Artificial Flavors, and Artificial Preservatives

How to Use Prenatal Essentials MF

Suggested Use

Take two capsules daily, with a meal, or use as directed by your healthcare professional. Do not take within 5 hours of bedtime as it may interfere with sleep.


Children and pregnant or lactating women should consult their healthcare practitioner prior to use. Do not use if tamper seal is damaged. Avoid if allergic to any ingredient.

It is recommended not to exceed 1,500 mcg (5,000 IU) intake per day of preformed vitamin A (retinol or retinyl forms).

Evaluate your total vitamin K intake from food and dietary supplements. If you are on medications for blood-thinning or any other reason, or undergoing treatment for any medical condition, consult a healthcare professional prior to use.

Consult a healthcare professional prior to use if you are taking any medications or if you are undergoing treatment for any medical condition. When taking high doses of nutrients such as B12 and folate, monitor blood levels and use under the supervision of a qualified physician.

How to Enhance Prenatal Essentials MF


Try Prenatal Yoga

It is incredibly important to keep a healthy balance of stress and relaxation during pregnancy. Implementing gentle movement into your routine can help minimize oxidative stress on your genes. It also supports muscle comfort as your body grows and changes. If gentle movement is not possible, practice deep breathing through your nose to help to lower your stress response.


Pairs Well With

Iron Chewable, each tasty tablet provides 10 mg of iron in a well-tolerated form, if iron supplementation is needed. Take at least 2 hours apart from your prenatals to support optional calcium absorption. Optimal DHA, this DHA supplement offers a clean and pure source of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil, including EPA and DHA, for healthy brain development and cognition. ProBiota Bifido, a unique one-a-day probiotic that supports a healthy microbiome for you and baby. Bifidobacteria passed along from the mother may support healthy immune system development.


Clean Your Genes

After years of suffering from unexplainable health issues, Dr. Ben Lynch, ND discovered the root cause - "dirty" genes. In his best-selling book, Dirty Genes, Dr. Ben Lynch describes the steps you can take to promote optimal epigenetic health. Ready to get started? Click here to take the Dirty Genes Quiz to find which of your genes are dirty!

Why Choose Seeking Health

Here at Seeking Health, we are committed to providing you the best in bioavailable supplements, methylation support, prenatal vitamins, genetic analysis tools, and more.

We strive to go above and beyond the average supplement company, which is why we allocate significant resources to testing all of our supplements for purity, potency, and label claims.

  • Third-party tested for heavy
    metals, microbials, and potency
  • Scientifically formulated by Dr. Ben Lynch, ND
  • Manufactured in the USA from globally
    sourced ingredients
  • Nutrients in their bioavailable
    forms for optimal absorption
  • cGMP facility registered by NSF International
Purity & Potency Tested & Assured
Scientifically Formulated by Dr. Ben Lynch
Manufactured in the USA from globally sourced ingredients third-party independently tested
Bioavailable Nutrients

FAQs for Prenatal Essentials MF

What is the purpose of each ingredient in Prenatal Essentials MF?

Ingredients Purpose
Vitamin A (beta-carotene, retinyl palmitate) Supports development of eyes, immune system, skin, and bones
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) Supports formation of bone and collagen; Immune support
Vitamin D (D3, cholecalciferol) Supports normal insulin sensitivity, bone formation, immune system
Vitamin E (Novatol® d-alpha tocopheryl succinate) Supports normal antioxidant defenses
Thiamine HCl (thiamine hydrochloride) Supports utilization of carbohydrates and normal elimination of harmful aldehydes
Riboflavin (R-5-P, riboflavin 5’-phosphate sodium) Supports glutathione recycling, methylation, normal reduction of amines
Niacin (niacinamide) Supports healthy blood flow; Normal utilization of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins
Vitamin B6 (P-5-P, pyridoxal 5’-phosphate) Supports methylation, glutathione formation, nervous system development, and stomach comfort
Folate (folinic acid, calcium folinate) Methyl-free folate supports blood cell formation (red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets), DNA production, cell division, cell growth
Vitamin B12 (hydroxocobalamin and adenosylcobalamin) Methyl-free forms of vitamin B12 support energy and mitochondria
Biotin Supports carbohydrate, protein, and fat metabolism
Pantothenic Acid (d-calcium pantothenate) Supports energy production and utilization
Calcium (DiCalcium Malate) Supports bone formation and electrolytes
Iodine (from potassium iodide) Supports healthy thyroid function
Magnesium (DiMagnesium Malate) Supports over 400 enzymes in the body
Zinc (Zinc Bisglycinate Chelate) Supports a healthy immune system, cell division, and protein synthesis
Selenium (SelenoExcell® High Selenium Yeast) Supports a healthy immune system, glutathione production, and thyroid
Copper (Copper Bisglycinate Chelate) Balances zinc; Supports connective tissue formation
Manganese (Manganese Bisglycinate Chelate) Supports bone and cartilage formation in developing baby; Supports carbohydrate and protein metabolism
Chromium (Chromium Nicotinate glycinate chelate) Supports healthy blood sugar levels
Molybdenum (Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate) Supports normal sulfite elimination
Boron (Bororganic Glycine®) Supports healthy bones, growth, and development
Lutein and Zeaxanthin (from marigold extract, Tagetes erecta) Support eye health and development; Provide antioxidant support
Vitamin K2 (MK-7, menaquinone-7) Supports calcium absorption, bone formation, bone development, and healthy blood clotting

Why is Prenatal Essentials MF not suitable for vegans?

Prenatal Essentials MF is suitable for vegetarians. The vitamin D3 is derived from sheep’s wool, making Prenatal Essentials MF unsuitable for some vegans. This vitamin D3, however, is derived from wool that is sheared from live healthy sheep, so no animals are harmed in the process.

Which prenatal is right for me?

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This article will help you determine the best prenatal vitamin for you.

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    Rated 5 stars
    1 month ago
    Good prenatal

    Doesn’t cause sickness and helps with energy levels (wife’s words) :)

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    Rated 5 stars
    1 month ago
    Best prenatal for nursing moms!!

    Using this prenatal while nursing my son has helped keep my body from becoming depleted of essential vitamins and nutrients while helping my energy levels.

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    Rated 5 stars
    2 months ago
    No morning sickness!

    This prenatal was the perfect match for me! Other prenatals had too much B vitamin in them and they made me anxious. I also didn't have any morning sickness taking this one, which was a way better way to experience my pregnancy.

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