ProCaps Labs Donates Prenatal Vitamins

November 4, 2008

ProCaps Laboratories (Henderson, NV) has partnered with Vitamin Angels (Santa Barbara, CA) to produce prenatal vitamins which will be donated to Vitamin Angels\' Maternal Health Program for distribution worldwide, the company announced on November 4. \"Every year more than 500,000 women die during childbirth...complications from childbirth are a leading cause of death and disability among women of reproductive age in developing countries,\" said Howard Schiffer, founder of Vitamin Angels, a 14-year nonprofit with the aim to fight vitamin A deficiency worldwide.

ProCaps Laboratories (Henderson, NV) has partnered with Vitamin Angels (Santa Barbara, CA) to produce prenatal vitamins which will be donated to Vitamin Angels' Maternal Health Program for distribution worldwide, the company announced on November 4.

"Every year more than 500,000 women die during childbirth...complications from childbirth are a leading cause of death and disability among women of reproductive age in developing countries," said Howard Schiffer, founder of Vitamin Angels, a 14-year nonprofit with the aim to fight vitamin A deficiency worldwide.

"There is likely no vitamin that can have a greater impact on life than a prenatal vitamin in the hands of a expectant mother," said Andrew Lessman,founder of ProCaps Labs.

"With Vitamins Angels' help we will be able to provide the essential nutrition an expectant mother needs to be better equipped for pregnancy, delivery and nursing, as well as, providing the vital nutrients necessary to increase birth weights and help babies resist common childhood diseases and infections."

ProCaps Laboratories donated over 650,000 bottles (58 million capsules) this year.