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

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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I-Folic™

A combination of iodine and folic acid, both important preconception & pregnancy nutrients.

This medicine may not be right for you. Read the warnings below before purchase. Follow directions for use. If symptoms persist, worsen or change talk to your health professional.

$22.49
  • Blackmores I-Folic™ is a convenient one-a day dose of folic acid and iodine, in a small, easy to swallow tablet.

    One bottle will provide you with a 5-month supply of these two essential 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
    • Advise your doctor of any medicine you take during pregnancy, particular in your first trimester
    • Do not exceed the stated dose except on medical advice. If you have had a baby with a neural tube defect/spina bifida, seek specific medical advice
    • Always talk to your health professional before taking multiple products for pregnancy
    • 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
    • Some products should be ceased at least two weeks before any elective surgery, please confirm with your health professional

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Folate

A source of folic acid which helps prevent neural tube defects such as spina bifida and anencephaly when trying to conceive and during the first trimester of pregnancy

This medicine may not be right for you. Read the warnings below before purchase. Follow directions for use. If symptoms persist, worsen or change talk to your health professional.

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  • Blackmores Folate is a source of folic acid. It helps to prevent neural tube defects such as spina bifida and/or anencephaly if taken daily for one month prior to conception and during the first trimester of pregnancy. Folates assists in healthy red blood cell production, while supporting general health and wellbeing.
  • 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

    Children under 18 years – Only as professionally prescribed
    • Always read the label
    • Follow the directions for use.
    • Supplements may only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate
    • iContains soya bean products
    • 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
    • Always talk to your health professional before taking multiple products for pregnancy
    • If you have any pre-existing conditions, or are on any medications always talk to your health professional before use
    • Some products should be ceased at least two weeks before any elective surgery, please confirm with your health professional
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