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FAQs


Who is Mama Bar for?
Mama Bar was formulated by a Certified Nutritionist specialized in pregnancy and postpartum care. Mama Bar is packed with 10-12 grams of protein to provide  important vitamins and minerals for mom and baby. Whether you're pregnant, nursing or powering through motherhood Mama Bar is balanced and purposeful nutrition. 

Is Mama Bar for pregnancy and postpartum?
Yes! Containing 10-12g Protein and 15g of Fats, Mama Bars offers excellent all around nutrient balance. Mama Bar has 20% Daily Value of iron, magnesium and zinc, which are critical nutrients throughout pregnancy, birth recovery and breastfeeding. 

When should I eat a Mama Bar?
We wanted to take the guesswork out of nutritionally balanced snacking, so we recommend Mama Bar as a morning or afternoon pick-me-up, late night nursing session fuel, on-the-go snack attack soother, or any time you just need a boost.

I have a specific diet - can I enjoy Mama Bar?
Mama Bar is proudly gluten-free, dairy free, soy-free and GMO-free. 

Will Mama Bar increase my milk supply?
Mama Bar contains ingredients such as oats, cashews and flaxseeds that have been traditionally been used to support lactation. Plus, one of the most effective ways to support milk supply is to eat enough food! Mama Bars are designed to have a balanced ratio of healthy fats, protein and carbohydrates to nourish mamas well.

Why did you choose these ingredients?
Cashews are a great plant based protein source that also contain healthy fats and vitamins such as folate, magnesium and zinc.

Dates are a natural and delicious way to sweeten and bind bars without adding sugar. Dates contain important micronutrients such as iron, calcium, magnesium, and potassium.

Flaxseeds contain omega-3 fatty acids, an essential fatty acid important for brain and neurological health of both mom and baby!

Oats are packed full of nutrition, including fiber, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium and zinc.

Peanuts are an excellent plant based protein that are also high in really important micronutrients such as folate, magnesium, vitamin E, copper, choline, and B vitamins.

Dark Chocolate is so tasty and makes Mama Bar feel like a decadent treat!

Why do I need iron, magnesium, zinc, folate and choline?
Zinc gets the spotlight for its immunity boosting properties, and it also plays important roles in growth and development.

Iron is a mama’s secret weapon. During pregnancy, iron is needed to support growth and development of the fetus and placenta and to meet the increased need of red blood cells for oxygen transport. Maternal blood volume increases 50% during pregnancy so the need for iron increases.

Magnesium is an essential mineral involved in more than 300 metabolic reactions -- basically it's the body’s workhorse! Adequate intake of magnesium is important for fetal development. 

Folate is critical for embryonic and fetal growth and most widely known for its role in the closure of the neural tube early in pregnancy.

Choline is one of the most important nutrients during pregnancy and most prenatal vitamins do not contain adequate amounts! Choline is essential for embryonic and fetal brain development, liver function, placental function and transport of nutrients to baby through the placenta.

 Is Mama Bar ok for my kids to eat?
Yes, these are made with simple, real food ingredients that are good for the whole family.

What is the Return Policy on Mama Bars?
If you’re not 100% satisfied with your purchase please email us at info@mamabar.com

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