Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What do collagen peptides do?

Taking collagen peptides has a host of positive side effects – it improves your skin’s appearance, reduces joint pain, helps break down proteins and soothes your gut’s lining (incredible for anyone with digestive health issues like IBS and leaky gut), increases your metabolism, strengthens teeth, nails and hair, helps.

Q: Are collagen peptides vegetarian?

NO, collagen is made from connective tissue, cartilage or skin. Collagen is not found in plants.

Q: When is the best time to take collagen?

We recommend taking your collagen in the morning and evening before bed (as the body repairs and regenerates as we sleep- collagen is also fantastic for deeper sleep and better sleep quality).

Q: Why is powder over pills recommended?

Simply put, the daily dosage would mean 10 capsules per day at 2g per capsule which is simply too much to expect from consumers in terms of product compliance which is why we recommend taking the daily dosage in any beverage because is dissolves seamlessly and is therefore much easier to consume this way.

Q: Can you take collagen supplements while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Collagen is fantastic for pregnancy and breastfeeding as it is a natural protein that is already found in your body and synthesised by the body. It can help to avoid stretch marks during pregnancy plus getting enough collagen while pregnant is critical because it contains essential proteins that promote optimal health for a growing baby. It is however important to first check with your own health care provider regarding your specific needs while pregnant and nursing.

It is also important that you check that you are using a high quality collagen supplement which uses no chemicals in the extraction process as well as no fillers to bring down manufacturing costs for production. MOTHERKIND uses only enzymes in the process of extraction and ensures its manufacturing process is free from fillers and chemicals.