Pregnancy & preconception

Action plan

5 steps to healthy preconception

Get yourself in tip top baby making shape with our 5 step action plan.

  1. Talk to your health care provider
  2. Adopt conception friendly diet and exercise habits
  3. Stock up on supplements
  4. Learn to manage stress
  5. Look at your partner's health and lifestyle
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Pregnancy & preconception
Action plan

Your guide to a positive pregnancy

Simple, actionable tips for a healthy, happy pregnancy.

  1. Create a healthy diet plan
  2. Develop a pregnancy exercise regime
  3. Check your supplementation
  4. Be more mindful
  5. Focus on what matters
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Pregnancy & preconception
Men's health

Conceive Well Men™

¥148.15

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Blackmores Conceive Well Men™ is scientifically formulated, providing an advanced combination of key nutrients to support sperm health.

Ubidecarenone(coenzyme Q10):45 mg

Coenzyme Q10, is a vitamin-like substance that is found in every cell in the body. Food sources of coenzyme Q10 include meat, fish, nuts, spinach, cauliflower and soy beans.

Ubiquinol-10(ubiquinol):45 mg

Coenzyme Q10, is a vitamin-like substance that is found in every cell in the body. Food sources of coenzyme Q10 include meat, fish, nuts, spinach, cauliflower and soy beans.

d-alpha-Tocopheryl(vitamin E):100 IU

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble nutrient that exists in 8 different isomers (forms) of vitamin E alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocopherol; and alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocotrienol. It's main action is as an antioxidant which is responsible for many of it's functions in the body. Vitamin E is found in cold-pressed vegetable oils, nuts and seeds.

Cyanocobalamin(vitamin B12):33 microgram

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12) is an essential water-soluble nutrient needed for protein and DNA synthesis, folate metabolism, and red blood cell production. Food sources of vitamin B12 include egg yolk, fish, beef, milk and cheese.

Folic acid:450 microgram

A water-soluble B group vitamin, folate is involved in the synthesis of DNA and RNA and the activation of vitamin B12 into it's active form. Folic acid is found in fresh green leafy vegetables, broccoli, mushrooms, legumes, nuts and fortified cereals.

Ascorbic acid(vitamin C):250 mg

Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is a water-soluble antioxidant nutrient involved in many biological processes in the body. Vitamin C is found in a number of fruits and vegetables, great sources are capsicums, blackcurrants, oranges and strawberries.

Zinc amino acid chelate(zinc 15 mg):75 mg

Zinc is an essential trace element that plays a role in every living cell in the body. There are also around 300 enzymes that need zinc for healthy function. Zinc containing foods include meat, eggs, seafood- especially oysters, whole grains and seeds.

Colecalciferol(vitamin D3):15 microgram

Cholecalciferol (vitamin D) is a fat-soluble nutrient that is manufactured in the skin through the action of sunlight. Vitamin D regulates calcium and phosphate metabolism which is important in the maintenance of bone health. 

Selenomethionine(selenium 150 microgram):372 microgram

Selenium is a trace element that acts a cofactor of antioxidant enzymes. Selenium makes it's way into the food chain through incorporation into plants from soil, leading to a variation in the amount of selenium in human adults around the world depending on the selenium content of the soils and crops in different locations. Selenium food sources include brewer's yeast, wheat germ, fish, seafood, Brazil nuts and garlic.

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 capsule a day with meals, or as professionally prescribed
  • Always read the label
  • Follow the directions for use
  • Supplements may only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate
  • Do not take while on warfarin therapy without medical advice
  • This product contains selenium which is toxic in high doses. A daily dose of 150 micrograms for adults of selenium from dietary supplements should not be exceeded
  • If you have any pre-existing conditions, or are on any medications always talk to your health professional before use
Pregnancy & preconception

I-Folic™

¥116.97

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Blackmores I-Folic™ is a combination of iodine and folic acid, both important preconception & pregnancy nutrients.

Potassium iodide(iodine 150 microgram):196.2 microgram

Iodine is an essential trace element and is an integral part of the thyroid hormone, thyroxine, required for normal growth and metabolism. An adequate intake of iodine is particularly important for pregnant and breastfeeding women when infants are entirely dependent on their mother's intake of iodine for normal growth and brain development. Foods containing iodine include seawater fish, shellfish, seaweeds and iodised salt.

Folic acid:500 microgram

A water-soluble B group vitamin, folate is involved in the synthesis of DNA and RNA and the activation of vitamin B12 into it's active form. Folic acid is found in fresh green leafy vegetables, broccoli, mushrooms, legumes, nuts and fortified cereals.

Dosage

Adults – Take 1 tablet a day with a meal, or as professionally prescribed

  • Always read the label
  • Follow the directions for use
  • Supplements may only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate
  • Do not exceed the stated dose of folic acid except on medical advice. If you have had a baby with a neural tube defect/spina bifida seek specific medical advice
  • Not to be taken with Blackmores Conceive Well Gold, Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Gold, Blackmores Folate, or other folic acid containing supplements
  • If you have any pre-existing conditions, or are on any medications always talk to your health professional before use
27 July 2010

Pregnancy health

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When you’re pregnant looking after your health is more important than ever. A healthy diet and lifestyle optimises your own wellbeing and that of your baby, and prepares your body for labour.

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07 July 2010

Preconception

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Ideally, preparing for a healthy pregnancy should commence at least a few months prior to conception.

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