Supporting mother & baby during pregnancy & breast-feeding.
Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Formula is specially formulated to provide the recommended dietary intake (RDI) of essential vitamins, minerals and oils a woman requires when planning conception, during pregnancy and when breast-feeding.
One capsule of Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Formula provides: 200mcg of folic acid whic may help reduce the risk of birth defects of the brain and/or spinal cord (spina bifida).
- DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid, which is present in breast milk and is particularly important for children's brain and visual development.
- Iron for red blood cell formation and oxygen transport.
- Calcium for strong bone development and maintenance.
- Iodine which is important for baby s normal mental development.
Blackmores Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding Formula provides folate which is recommended one month prior to conception for all women planning pregnancy. This should continue through the first 3 months of pregnancy. In the early stages of pregnancy, folate plays a vital role in the prevention of brain and spinal cord defects such as spina bifida.
Recent research has shown that omega-3 long chain fatty acids are essential for babies health. DHA - the main long chain fatty acid in breast milk and also present in tuna oil - is particularly important for the normal function of the brain and nerves and for development of normal eyesight.
What else should I know?
Each capsule contains:
Folic acid 250micrograms, Potassium iodide (iodine 75 micrograms) 98.3 micrograms, Concentrated omega-3 triglycerides fish 250mg, containing omega-3 marine triglycerides 150mg as: Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) 125mg, Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) 25mg, Iron (II) glycinate (iron 5 mg) 18.5mg, Cholecalciferol (vitamin D 360IU) 9 micrograms, Zinc oxide (zinc 5.5mg) 6.8mg, Magnesium oxide heavy 58.1mg (magnesium 35mg), Selenomethionine (selenium 32.5 micrograms) 81.3 micrograms, Chromium picolinate (chromium 15 micrograms) 121 micrograms, Thiamine nitrate (vitamin B1) 700 micrograms, Riboflavin (vitamin B2) 700 micrograms, Calcium pantothenate 2.7mg (pantothenic acid, vitamin B5 2.5mg), Pyridoxine hydrochloride 1.2mg (pyridoxine, vitamin B6 905 micrograms), Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12) 1.3 micrograms, d-alpha Tocopherol 3.5mg (natural vitamin E 5.22 IU), Betacarotene 2.4mg.
Adults – Take 2 capsule daily with food, or as professionally prescribed.
Calcium, magnesium, zinc and iron may decrease absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs), thyroid hormone, methyldopa, carbidopa or levodopa or penicillamine separate doses by at least 2 hours. Vitamin D3 may cause hypercalcaemia (high calcium levels) if taken with thiazide diuretics. Consult your healthcare professional before use if taking a diuretic (fluid tablet). Iodine may interfere with treatment for thyroid conditions. Consult your healthcare professional before use if syffering from a thyroid disease.
If you have had a baby with a neural tube defect you should seek specific medical advice.
Consult your healthcare professional before use if suffering from a thyroid condition.
Always read the label. Use only as directed.
Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.
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