Vitabiotics Pregnacare Original 30tabs
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Pregnacare is the most popular and trusted prenatal supplement to safeguard the diet of those who are planning for pregnancy or are already pregnant, right through to the end of breast-feeding. A scientifically developed formulation of 19 important vitamins and minerals, Pregnacarecontains vitamin B12, and also includes folic acid at exactly the level recommended for the development of the unborn baby. Other essential vitamins and minerals shown to help maintain a healthy pregnancy are also included. Pregnacarehas been carefully developed by experts so that all ingredient levels are within safe levels for pregnancy and are moderate rather than excessive.
Pregnacareavoids high dose iron which is not recommended
Vitamin D in Pregnancy
The Department of Health recommends that all pregnant and breast-feeding women take a supplement containing10mcg vitamin D,which is the exact amount found in Pregnacare.
Unlike many prenatal iron supplements, Pregnacarehas been specifically formulated with an ideal, moderate level of iron. High levels of iron are not recommended unless there is a particular requirement as identified by your healthcare professional.
Pregnacareis recommended before conception to build up the stores of nutrients such as iron in women who are trying for a baby. Good nutrition is important to help prepare a woman's body for the additional demands placed on it during pregnancy. Certain nutrients, like folic acid, vitamin B12 and zinc, are also of particular importance from the very first moment of conception, for neural tube development and cell division.
Vitamin E is an essential nutrient, important for helping maintain healthy skin, nerves, heart and circulation, muscles and red blood cells. Pregnacarecontains a low recommended dietary intake of 4mg. This is present in the natural form which is better absorbed by the mother and transported to the foetus than synthetic vitamin E.
For all of pregnancy
Good nutritional intake is vital throughout pregnancy, not just the first 12 weeks. Iron, B vitamins and folic acid are particularly important for blood formation later in pregnancy, when a mother must produce extra red blood cells for the baby's new blood supply. Pregnacarecan be started at any point during pregnancy.
Ideal if breast-feeding
Optimum nutrition is valuable during breast-feeding, to assist the production of nutritious breast milk and to help replace a mother's reserves of vitamins and minerals, which may be reduced. Zinc is important for milk production and vitamin K is important to help the baby maintain healthy levels of blood clotting proteins. Antioxidant vitamins in breast milk, such as vitamin E, may also be important for the baby's immune system..
Specially formulated by experts
Pregnacarehas been formulated by experts and is often recommended by health professionals including midwives and nurses to help safeguard a mother's diet. It provides a complete spectrum of essential nutrients at carefully chosen safe levels, developed on the basis of international research both recently and over the past 20 years. It has always contained the recommended level of 400mcg folic acid.
- No artificial colours
- No preservatives
- No gluten
- No Lactose
- No salt or yeast
- Not tested on animals
- Suitable for vegetarians
Pregnacarehas been carefully developed by experts so that all ingredient levels are within safe levels for pregnancy and are moderate rather than excessive
Pregnacarehas been specifically formulated with an ideal, moderate level of iron and avoids high doses
Directions for Use: One tablet per day with or immediately after your main meal. Swallow with a full glass of water or a cold drink. Pregnacareshould only be taken on a full stomach.
Pregnacare does not contain any drugs or hormones and is produced in accordance with high pharmaceutical standards of quality control, beyond those normally required for food supplements.
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