Specifically Formulated Multivitamin support for new Mums and Babies before, during and after pregnancy
17 vitamins & minerals including:
- 185mg Omega 3 DHA (Natural Tuna Oil)
- 500mcg Folic Acid
- 250mcg Iodine
- 12mg Iron (as Ferrous Fumarate)
185mg Omega 3 (Natural Tuna Oil) - high level of Omega 3 DHA in a pregnancy multivitamin
Delivering 185mg of DHA for healthy brain and eye development
500mcg Folic Acid
- DHA is important for the development of healthy brain function and healthy eyesight.
- It also pays an important role in the development of the retina, where DHA constitutes 60% of total polyunsaturated fatty acids.
- Taking 200mg of DHA daily*in pregnancy is recommended
To help reduce the likelihood of neural tube defects such as Spina Bifida if taken 1 month before conception or during the first trimester of pregnancy.
- To help support healthy preconception and early pregnancy care including healthy growth and development of the foetus, it is recommended that women consume 400-600 mcg/day of folate**.
Assists development of baby’s healthy brain and nervous system.
12mg Iron (as Ferrous Fumerate)
- It is recommended that pregnant and lactating women should be consuming iodine in doses between 220mcg and 270mcg per day.***
- The recommended dietary intake (RDI) for breastfeeding and pregnant women is between 9mg and 27mg of iron***, daily.
PLUS Calcium (100mg), Magnesium (15mg), Zinc (10mg), Biotin B7 (30mcg), Vitamin B1 (1.5mg), B2 (1.5mg), B3 (7.5mg), B6 (1.5mg) & B12 (12mcg), Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) 60mg, Vitamin D3(12.5mcg), Vitamin E (6.98mg) and silicon (17mg).
*Food and Agricultural Organization of United Nations. Fats and Fatty Acids in Human Nutrition. Report on Expert Consultation. FAO. 2010. Rome.
**Braun & Cohen 2010 Herbs and Natural Supplements. An Evidence Based Guide 3rd Ed. Elsevier Mosby
***Baghurst 2005, Nutrient Reference Values for Australia and New Zealand: Including Recommended Dietary Intakes. NHMRC.
Suitable for Pre-conception, pregnancy & breastfeeding
Iron requirements increase during pregnancy during foetal growth and assist in the formation of red blood cells. It is important to supplement your iron needs by eating foods rich in iron.