Recent patents for maternal health focus on a healthy gut, natural ingredients with health benefits and links to pregnancy-related metabolic health complications.

Parimaladevi Palanisamy, Patent Analyst – Food & Drink / Beauty & Personal Care

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      • Graph 1: % of food, drink, vitamin & supplement launches that feature a maternal claim, by category, top 10 categories, 2017-21
      • Graph 2: top 10 claims in food, drink, vitamin & dietary supplement launches with a maternal claim, 2017-21

      • Graph 3: inventions pertaining to maternal nutrition**, published each year, 2011-21
      • Graph 4: Top 10 organisations with active* maternal nutrition** patent families globally
      • Develop probiotic and prebiotic formulations
      • Focus on natural ingredients like botanicals
      • Graph 5: important product features or functions when choosing vitamin for pregnancy, 2019
      • Focus on maternal nutrition for metabolic health

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