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
Action plan

Secrets to healthy breastfeeding

Information, support and lifestyle advice to help you successfully breastfeed.

  1. Learn techniques & troubleshoot common concerns
  2. Build your support team
  3. Rest and hydrate to maintain supply
  4. Develop a breastfeeding friendly diet
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Pregnancy & preconception
01 April 2010

Morning sickness

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Morning sickness affects many women in the early stages of pregnancy, usually ceasing around the end of the first trimester. Despite its name, it may occur at any time of day.

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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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Pregnancy & preconception

Pregnancy Iron

$11.99

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Blackmores Pregnancy Iron has been developed specifically for pregnant women containing iron as the only active ingredient. It may assist in the management of dietary iron deficiency and contains a special low nausea, low constipation form of iron that is gentle on the digestive system.

Iron (II) glycinate(iron 24 mg):87.7 mg

Iron is an essential mineral and an important component of proteins, such as haemoglobin, involved in oxygen transport and metabolism. Iron containing foods include lean red meat, poultry, fish, oysters, dried fruit, legumes, beetroot, whole grains and tofu.

Dosage

Adults: Take 1 tablet daily with meals, or as professionally prescribed
  • Not for the treatment of iron deficiency conditions.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Consult your healthcare professional before taking with any other product containing iron.
Pregnancy & preconception

Folate

$8.99

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Blackmores Folate is a source of folic acid which, if taken daily for one month before conception and during pregnancy, may reduce the risk of birth defects of the brain and/or spinal cord.

Folic acid:500 µg

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.

Children under 12 years – Only as professionally prescribed.
  • Do not exceed the stated dose of folic acid except on medical advice. If you have had a baby with a neural tube defect you should seek specific medical advice
  • Not to be taken with Blackmores Conceive Well Gold, Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Gold, Blackmores I-Folic, or other folic acid containing supplements
  • Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet