Prenatal Nutrient Status Study

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Study Details

Study Description

Brief Summary

The purpose of this research is to gather data on nutritional status from approximately 250 pregnant women who are currently taking a prenatal vitamin in order to better understand if the prenatal vitamins that most people use are providing enough nourishment during pregnancy.

Participants will be asked to:
  • complete an online survey

  • schedule a blood draw for the Study Multivitamin Blood Test

  • complete the blood draw visit

  • complete a final survey at study end

Condition or Disease Intervention/Treatment Phase

    Study Design

    Study Type:
    Anticipated Enrollment :
    250 participants
    Observational Model:
    Time Perspective:
    Official Title:
    Baseline Nutritional Status During Pregnancy
    Actual Study Start Date :
    Nov 7, 2023
    Anticipated Primary Completion Date :
    May 1, 2024
    Anticipated Study Completion Date :
    May 1, 2024

    Outcome Measures

    Primary Outcome Measures

    1. Percentage of sample deficient in each nutrient in pregnant women [Baseline]

      Stratified by the type of prenatal vitamin they are taking at baseline (standard or Needed Prenatal Multivitamin).

    Eligibility Criteria


    Ages Eligible for Study:
    18 Years to 45 Years
    Sexes Eligible for Study:
    Inclusion Criteria:
    • 18 years of age or older

    • Speaks, reads, and understands English

    • Lives in the United States

    • Lives within a ZIP code from the metropolitan areas where mobile phlebotomists will be available for blood draws

    • Assigned female sex at birth

    • Currently within weeks 24-34 of pregnancy

    • Currently taking a daily prenatal vitamin

    Exclusion Criteria:
    • Birth sex other than female

    • Currently taking a prenatal vitamin without Folic Acid other than Needed Prenatal Multivitamin

    Contacts and Locations


    Site City State Country Postal Code
    1 Needed PBC Los Angeles California United States 90049

    Sponsors and Collaborators

    • Needed PBC


    • Principal Investigator: Ari Calhoun, ND, Wholesome Brain Medicine

    Study Documents (Full-Text)

    None provided.

    More Information


    None provided.
    Responsible Party:
    Needed PBC Identifier:
    Other Study ID Numbers:
    • ND.001
    First Posted:
    Dec 5, 2023
    Last Update Posted:
    Dec 5, 2023
    Last Verified:
    Dec 1, 2023
    Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product:
    Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product:

    Study Results

    No Results Posted as of Dec 5, 2023