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Prenatal Essentials Chewable

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  • Delicious, sugar-free prenatal chewable vitamins
  • Concise prenatal formula supports healthy spine and brain development
  • Bioavailable folate and B12 support optimal genetic development
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Who Needs Prenatal Essentials Chewable

Too many prenatals on the market contain too many ingredients. When it comes to growing a healthy baby, more is not necessarily better.† Getting too much of one nutrient can deplete another or cause adverse effects.

If you already live a healthy lifestyle, and eat a balanced diet, you may only need a few essential nutrients to support a healthy pregnancy.

Prenatal Essentials Chewable is a targeted prenatal vitamin formulated by epigenetics expert, Dr. Ben Lynch ND.

It provides the foundational basics needed for a healthy pregnancy. No more, no less.

If you can relate to one or more of the following statements, then Prenatal Essentials Chewable may help to support the health and development of your baby from preconception all the way through breast feeding.

  • I eat a healthy, well-balanced diet
  • I prefer chewable prenatal vitamins
  • I need just the essential nutrients to support a healthy pregnancy
  • I have a variation in my MTHFR gene
  • I need an affordable prenatal multivitamin that does not compromise quality
  • I want a prenatal that is free of gluten, dairy, soy, artificial sweeteners, flavors, colors, and unnecessary additives.
  • I have difficulty swallowing capsules

Dr. Lynch created this formula after years of research into epigenetics, fertility, and pregnancy, including the MTHFR gene variation. It is designed for women who require a lower-strength formula (compared to our high-strength Optimal Prenatal). Compared to our Prenatal Essentials capsules, this chewable version contains CoQ10 and milk thistle for additional detoxification and antioxidant support.

Prenatal Essentials Chewable features well-absorbed vitamins and chelated minerals. Your body (and baby’s body) can easily recognize and utilize these bioavailable forms. Supporting wellness and comfort during pregnancy has never been easier. Now, you can cover your prenatal bases with just two delicious chewable tablets a day!

Superior and bioavailable forms of key pregnancy nutrients promote healthy:

  • Methylation and Nervous System: Bioavailable forms of folate and B12 plus TMG (trimethylglycine) support optimal methylation. These methyl donors feed the methylation pathway, especially during pregnancy. They provide the methyl groups required for a baby’s healthy brain and spine development, cognition, and genetic expression.
  • Eyes and Membranes: Active forms of vitamin A support normal development of brain, eyes, mucous membranes, skin, and immune function.
  • Immunity, Cognition, and Mood: Vitamin D (as D3) plays critical roles in a healthy immune system, bone growth, and cognition.
  • Antioxidants and Immune Defenses: Vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium, zinc, and CoQ10 support healthy antioxidant levels and immune defenses for you and baby.
  • Liver Health: Milk thistle supports glutathione production and liver health.
  • Digestive Comfort: Active vitamin B6 (as P-5-P) supports occasional morning sickness or upset stomach during pregnancy.
  • Optimal Genetic Expression: Key nutrients support healthy MTHFR, BC01, and GST/GPX genes, along with many other enzymes and genes that are crucial for cell division, pregnancy, and healthy fertility.

Choline was left out of this prenatal chewable tablet to assure a pleasant taste and smell for those who may be extra sensitive during pregnancy. Consider Optimal PC as a dietary supplement source of phosphatidylcholine to support choline production.

Iron is not added to any of our prenatals. This makes it easy to customize your intake by supplementing separately with a gentle form of iron. All our Seeking Health prenatal vitamins are gluten-free.

It is recommended to start taking prenatals several months before trying to conceive. Prenatal Essentials Chewable can be taken before, during, and after pregnancy to support:

  • Healthy fertility
  • Pregnancy health
  • Normal fetal development
  • Postpartum recovery
  • Breastfeeding

Get ready to feel energized, comfortable, and confident, knowing that you are providing the essential nutrients needed to support your baby’s development. With hundreds of positive reviews, Prenatal Essentials Chewable has helped thousands of mothers achieve the pregnancy and breastfeeding support that they wish for.

Optimizing Lives of Unborn ChildrenTM

Customer Review

Best prenatal out there

Took these during my entire pregnancy and they (along with a few additional supplements recommended in Dr Lynch’s pregnancy protocol) worked like a charm to support my growing nutritional needs—especially with a compound heterozygous MTHFR mutation. ~A Mom of 2

Key Ingredients In Prenatal Essentials Chewable

  • Vitamin A: Vitamin A is provided as both the precursor, beta-carotene, and the bioactive form, retinyl palmitate. These bioavailable forms accommodate common variations in the BC01 gene. Mutations in this gene can make it difficult to convert vitamin A to its active form. Vitamin A supports health of the brain, eyes, mucous membranes, skin, and immune system.
  • True Folate: Folate is provided as L-5-MTHF (methylfolate) and folinic acid (a methyl-free form). These bioavailable forms are readily recognized and utilized by your body. True folate is required for proper methylation in both you and baby. It supports healthy gene expression, spine and brain development, and DNA/RNA synthesis.
  • Bioavailable B12: 'Adeno' and 'Methyl' forms of vitamin B12 are included in this formula. These bioavailable forms act as coenzymes in your body to power important enzymes. Bioactive B12 supports healthy energy production and is required to utilize folate for methylation processes.
  • Chelated Minerals: The minerals in this formula are bonded with amino acids. This makes them recognizable by your body for optimal utilization and absorption.
  • Milk Thistle: Key for promoting glutathione production and healthy liver protection.
  • Lutein & Zeaxanthin: Marigold flower extract provides these important carotenoids that support healthy vision and eye development.

Why Prenatal Essentials Chewable Works

Prenatal Essentials Chewable was formulated based on the enzymatic pathways involved in pregnancy and genetic development. Enzymes in these pathways require specific nutrients as cofactors. Arguably the most important of these nutrients are folate and B12 in their most superior, bioavailable forms. Without them, the fetus cannot effectively develop or express its genetics.

Your MTHFR gene converts and produces methylfolate (5-MTHF) from whole foods. However, MTHFR gene variations and lifestyle stress can slow down this gene, causing folate deficiency. It is estimated that over 50% of the population has a mutation in their MTHFR gene.

Ironically, the artificial version of folate that is often prescribed to pregnant women, called folic acid, can slow the MTHFR gene even more. Folic acid is never included in any of Seeking Health’s dietary supplements. Instead, we use natural and bioavailable forms, including 5-MTHF (methylated) and methyl-free folinic acid (calcium folinate).

By supplementing with the natural form of folate as 5-Methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF), you bypass the MTHFR enzyme. Pre-formed 5-MTHF provides a methyl group attached to folate that can be used in the methylation cycle.

The active or methylated form of vitamin B12 is called methylcobalamin. It is essential for proper folate utilization, methylation, DNA expression, and much more.

Prenatal Essentials Chewable contains bioavailable methylfolate and methylcobalamin to support optimal genetic development. It has many of the essential nutrients you need for a healthy pregnancy. No more, no less. If you’re seeking a formula that covers your prenatal bases without the excess, then Prenatal Essentials Chewable was designed for you.

Prenatal Essentials Chewable
Supplement Facts

Serving Size: 2 Chewable Tablets
Servings Per Container: 30

Vitamin A (beta-carotene and retinyl palmitate) 1,500 mcg RAE 115%
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 350 mg 292%
Vitamin D (cholecalciferol) 100 mcg (4,000 IU) 668%
Vitamin E (as NovatolTM d-alpha tocopheryl succinate) 67 mg 353%
Thiamin (as thiamine hydrochloride) 4 mg 286%
Riboflavin (as riboflavin 5’-phosphate sodium) 4 mg 250%
Niacin (as niacinamide) 25 mg NE 139%
Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxal 5’-phosphate) 5 mg 250%
Folate [as Quatrefolic® (6S)-5-methyltetrahydrofolate, glucosamine salt and calcium folinate] 1,360 mcg DFE (800 mcg) 227%
Vitamin B12 (as MECOBALACTIVE® methylcobalamin and adenosylcobalamin) 100 mcg 3,571%
Biotin 500 mcg 1,429%
Pantothenic Acid (as d-calcium pantothenate) 25 mg 357%
Calcium (as Dicalcium Malate)(Albion®) 100 mg 8%
Iodine (as potassium iodide) 150 mcg 52%
Magnesium (as DiMagnesium Malate)(Albion®) 100 mg 25%
Zinc (as Zinc Bisglycinate Chelate)(Albion®) 7 mg 54%
Selenium (as SelenoExcell® High Selenium Yeast) 70 mcg 100%
Copper (as copper gluconate) 0.5 mg 38%
Manganese (as Manganese Bisglycinate Chelate)(Albion®) 2 mg 77%
Chromium (as Chromium Nicotinate Glycinate Chelate)(Albion®) 120 mcg 267%
Molybdenum (as Molybdenum Glycinate Chelate)(Albion®) 75 mcg 150%
Betaine Anhydrous [trimethylglycine ] 150 mg **
Milk Thistle Extract (Silybum marianum)(seeds)(80% silymarin) 75 mg **
Coenzyme Q10 (MicroActive®) 25 mg **
LifePQQTM (Pyrroloquinoline Quinone Disodium Salt) 5 mg **
Lutein [from marigold extract (Tagetes erecta)(flower) Lutemax 2020®] 5 mg **
Zeaxanthin [from marigold extract (Tagetes erecta)(flower)] 2.5 mg **
Boron (as Bororganic Glycine)(Albion®) 1 mg **
Vitamin K2 (as menaquinone-7) 80 msg **
**Daily Value (DV) not established.

Other Ingredients: Xylitol, microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid, cherry and orange natural flavors, monk fruit extract, malic acid, potassium chloride, xanthum gum, silica, magnesium stearate, and licorice root powder.

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

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

How to Use Prenatal Essentials Chewable

Suggested Use

With breakfast, chew 2 tablets daily or use as directed by your healthcare professional. Serving may be divided between breakfast and lunch as desired. Do not use 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 inner tamper seal is damaged. Consult with your healthcare practitioner before use. Keep out of reach of children. 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.

When taking high doses of nutrients such as B12 and folate, monitor blood levels and use them under the supervision of a qualified physician.

Consult a healthcare professional prior to use if you are taking any medications or if you are undergoing treatment for any medical condition.

California Residents:

WARNING: Consuming this product can expose you to chemicals including lead, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to
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FAQs for Prenatal Essentials Chewable

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

Ingredients Purpose
Vitamin A Supports healthy vision, mucus membranes, and immune system function
Vitamin E and Vitamin C Support healthy response to oxidative stress and overall antioxidant levels
Vitamin D and Vitamin K2 Support healthy calcium utilization, circulation, and bone health
Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Biotin, Folate, Vitamin B12, Pantothenic Acid Essential B vitamins support healthy methylation processes, energy production, and genetic development
Calcium, Iodine, Magnesium, Zinc, Selenium, Copper, Manganese, Molybdenum Essential minerals support overall growth and development of the fetus
Chromium Supports normal metabolism of macronutrients in the body
Betaine anhydrous Supports natural digestive function
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10)(MicroActive®) Supports cellular energy
LifePQQ(as Pyrroloquinoline Quinone Disodium Salt) Antioxidant-like compound that supports healthy glutathione activity and healthy responses to oxidative stress
Milk thistle extract Supports liver health and normal glutathione production
Boron Supports the use of calcium and magnesium
Vanadium Supports healthy glucose metabolism
Lutein and zeaxanthin Provide antioxidant and vision support

Why is Prenatal Essentials Chewable not suitable for vegans?

Prenatal Essentials Chewable is suitable for vegetarians. The vitamin D3 is derived from sheep’s wool, making Prenatal Essentials Chewable 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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  • R
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    Prenatal Essentials Chewable
    Prenatal Essentials Chewable
    I recommend this product
    Rated 3 out of 5 stars
    1 month ago
    Love this company but not these prenatals

    I don’t swallow pills so I open or chew everything. I mean, I’ve tried the worst stuff out there but for some reason I want to vomit anytime I take these. I have three bottles and haven’t been able to be consistent because they’re so disgusting. They also make me feel sick if i take the two at the same time. So I have to separate them throughout the day.

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    Seeking Health
    3 weeks ago

    Hello Reni,

    Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your feedback! I'm sorry these chewable tablets are not a good fit for you. I would suggest trying our capsules version of the Prenatal Essentials as they are tasteless and odorless. We also have our Optimal Prenatal Powder with collagen (vanilla) that most people really enjoy the taste.

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    Danielle E.
    Verified Reviewer
    Prenatal Essentials Chewable
    Prenatal Essentials Chewable
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 month ago
    Tastes great

    Love these chewables. I’ve been taking them for 2 years as I’m still breastfeeding and they are so much easier and tastier than trying to swallow pills. I hope y’all never stop making these.

  • SG
    Sarah G.
    Verified Buyer
    Prenatal Essentials Chewable
    Prenatal Essentials Chewable
    I recommend this product
    Rated 3 out of 5 stars
    1 month ago
    Took Some Getting Used To

    I got the chewables in case of any nausea during early pregnancy. I thought they might be easier than swallowing a large pill.

    They are quite large and a little chalky so I would not recommend if you are feeling nausea. After a few days I got used to the flavor and they were easier to take. I will be switching back to the pill for personal preference.

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    Seeking Health
    1 month ago

    Hello Sarah,

    Thank you so much for taking the time to provide your feedback! We're terribly sorry to hear this product is no longer a good fit for you! Please keep in mind our 60 day satisfaction guarantee:

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