As soon as your eyes glance down at those two pink lines, your mind begins to race with thoughts of your soon-to-be child and the upcoming 9 months of your pregnancy. There’s so much to decide upon and get done that it can be overwhelming. One of the most important things a newly pregnant woman needs to do is increase the amount of sleep she gets, boost her calorie consumption, and pay special attention to her diet and nutrient intake.
Making sure that your calcium intake is sufficient is crucial in maintaining a healthy pregnancy. It’s recommended that you consume 1,000mg of calcium daily, especially if you’re a woman over the age of 19. Did you know that if you’re not taking in enough calcium, that your baby will take calcium from your own bones, which puts your own bone health in jeopardy? Because prenatal vitamins only provide 20-30% of the necessary amount of calcium needed for a pregnant woman, most OB/GYN’s actually recommend that their patients take a calcium supplement to meet their calcium needs. A favorite supplement to #BumpUpYourCalcium among many doctors and expectant mothers is Viactiv!
During my pregnancy with baby Juliana, my midwife informed me that my calcium and vitamin D levels were very low. As much as I tried to eat more nutrient-dense meals and to bask in sunshine, my levels hardly budged. Viactiv helps you get the calcium you need to strengthen bones by providing 500mg of calcium in each chew. In addition to all that calcium goodness, #Viactiv Calcium Soft Chews also contains 500IU of vitamin D and 40mcg of vitamin K per chew! Consuming only two of the soft chews will have you meeting your daily calcium, vitamin D and vitamin K requirements!
I was given the opportunity to try both flavors of Viactiv Calcium Soft Chews- milk chocolate and caramel. While both were quite tasty, my favorite among the two is definitely the milk chocolate flavor. I’m a choco-holic, and even more so while pregnant! It’s a good thing that these soft chews have half the calories and half the sugar than the leading calcium gummy supplement!
Viactiv Calcium Soft Chews are available nationwide in supermarkets, drugstores and major retailers such as CVS, Rite Aid, Walmart and Target. You can find a store near you here.
Which flavor of Viactiv Calcium Soft Chews — milk chocolate or caramel — would you prefer?
Viactiv Calcium Soft Chews are available in milk chocolate or caramel flavors at major retailers including CVS, Rite Aid, Target, and Walmart, as well as supermarkets nationwide.
Learn more about Viactiv and pregnancy here.
This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation on behalf of Viactiv that contains affiliate links. I received Viactiv Calcium Soft Chews for my own personal use. This post is not intended to address or diagnose any medical conditions. All opinions, text and experiences are my own. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If you are pregnant, nursing or planning on becoming pregnant, speak with your healthcare provider if you have any specific health questions or prior to taking any dietary supplements.