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
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
Pregnancy & preconception

I-Folic™

$21.49

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

Potassium iodide(iodine 150 µg):196.2 µg

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 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

  • 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
  • Consult your healthcare professional before use if suffering from a thyroid condition
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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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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