The Essential Role of Minerals to Support Your Pregnancy

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The Essential Role of Minerals to Support Your Pregnancy

We get a lot of questions about minerals during pregnancy. Is it safe to take minerals when pregnant? Should you take minerals when you’re pregnant?

The answer to both is yes! In fact, you need a lot more minerals than usual when you’re pregnant. Mineral supplementation becomes more important than ever for both you and your baby. 

Here’s a look at why minerals matter so much during pregnancy, and at how you can use minerals to support your body and baby. 

You and Your Baby Need Lots of Minerals During Pregnancy

You need a huge amount of minerals to create new life. Pregnancy is a biologically expensive process and having enough minerals is essential for both mother and baby. 

Here are a few examples of why you need so many minerals during pregnancy:

  • A fetus grows its bones by pulling potassium, calcium, and phosphorus from its mother’s skeleton. If you don’t have enough of these minerals it can be dangerous for both parties during pregnancy and can lead to miscarriage. [*][*]
  • Magnesium is important for fetal organ and muscle growth. Pregnant mothers use nearly half a gram of magnesium per day during their second trimester, [*] and magnesium deficiency during that time increases risk of miscarriage and is a strong predictor of low birth weight. [*]
  • Selenium, zinc, and copper are all either direct antioxidants or promoters of endogenous antioxidants during pregnancy. They and are important for protecting the fertilized embryo from oxidative stress as it grows. [*
  • Iodine is necessary for proper thyroid function, a major regulator of healthy pregnancy, and for lactation after birth. Pregnant women use nearly twice as much iodine as usual every day during pregnancy and nearly three times as much during lactation. [*] Iodine is also important for your baby’s brain development, and insufficient iodine levels during pregnancy predict low IQ in children. [*]

Support Your Pregnancy with a Full-Spectrum Mineral Supplement

Mineral deficiencies can be dangerous for both mother and baby during pregnancy. That’s a problem because 97% of Americans are deficient in at least one mineral, according to a 2022 study by the CDC. [*

You need more than a dozen different essential minerals and getting the right amounts can be complicated. The traditional approach is to buy each mineral individually, figure out the correct quantity and form, and maintain an expensive, complicated supplement routine. 

That’s why we created BEAM Minerals. We wanted to make mineral replenishment so easy that you can do it in 30 seconds a day, without having to do any research or fill a kitchen cabinet with supplement bottles.

At BEAM Minerals, we offer a full-spectrum mineral supplements derived from humate, an organic component from ancient decomposed rain forests. Humate is one of the most mineral-rich substances in the world and it naturally contains every mineral you and your baby need, in the right ratios. 

With us, mineral replenishment is simple. We’ll send you two bottles of liquid (don’t worry—both taste like water). All you do is take one shot from each bottle per day. Over time your body will replenish its mineral stores and you’ll begin to feel changes in your daily wellbeing. Humate is safe and effective and is perfect for supporting your pregnancy. 

Humate also contains flavonoids that bind to minerals, creating highly absorbable complexes that get shuttled into your cells within minutes. You can be sure your body is absorbing the minerals it needs—so you can focus on more important things, like your baby. 

If you want a simple, natural way to support your motherhood journey, give BEAM Minerals a try. You’ll be giving yourself and your baby the nutrients you need to thrive. 

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