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Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Gold
Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Gold


Overview

Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Gold provides an ideal dose of 20 important nutrients for mother including folic acid, iodine and vitamin D3, with supporting nutrients for baby. 

With omega-3 DHA to support baby’s brain and nervous system development, it also contains a lower constipation iron which is gentle on the digestive system.

Why use

Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Gold provides 20 important nutrients in total including a daily dose of:
  • 500 microgram of folic acid which, if taken daily for one month before conception and during pregnancy, may reduce the risk of having a child with spina bifida/neural tube defects
  • 150 microgram of iodine for baby's brain and hearing development
  • Lower constipation iron
  • Odourless and concentrated fish oil, rich in DHA for baby's brain and nervous system development

The Blackmores difference

All nutrients are important during pregnancy and breastfeeding. The following provides additional information on some special nutrients important during pregnancy and breastfeeding, that are in Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Gold.

Folic acid – According to guidelines in Australia* this product contains 500 micrograms of folic acid, as it is recommended that women of childbearing age take 400-500 μg of folic acid per day for at least one month before pregnancy and for the first 3 months of pregnancy.  

*Guidelines for preventive activities in general practice, 8th edn. East Melbourne: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, 2012.

Iodine - Requirement for iodine is increased during the whole pregnancy, especially the first 20 weeks.
Australian women are typically not receiving enough iodine. The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) recommends that pregnant and breast-feeding women take an iodine supplement containing 150 microgram* daily.

*NHMRC Public Statement: Iodine supplementation for pregnant and breastfeeding women. NHMRC, 2010.

Iron - Approximately one quarter of pregnant women report getting constipated when taking high doses of supplemental iron. That is why Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Gold contains a low-constipation, low-nausea, gentle on the tummy form of iron.

Omega-3 fatty acids - During pregnancy there can be an increased sensitivity to tastes, especially in the first trimester. Odourless fish oil means pregnant women can get the benefits of omega-3s without the fishy aftertaste. 

Vitamin D - Vitamin D supports healthy foetal development. A review of nutrient intakes in pregnant Australian women suggested that dietary intakes were below recommended levels for vitamin D, while surveys of Australian neonates have shown approximately 40-57% of neonates have insufficient vitamin D levels 

B group vitamins -
Vitamins B2 and B12 support a healthy pregnancy by helping the body to use folic acid.

Visit the Blackmores Health hub for articles, advice and tips for wellbeing during pregnancy & preconception

Active ingredients per capsule

Dosage

Adults – Take 2 capsules, once a day, or as professionally prescribed. Take with food.

Warnings

  • Always read the label
  • Follow the directions for use
  • Supplements may only be of assistance if dietary intake is inadequate
  • Contains fish, sulfites and soya bean products
  • Do not exceed the stated dose of folic acid. If you have had a baby with a neural tube defect / spina bifida, seek medical advice
  • This product contains selenium which is toxic in high doses. A daily dose of 150 microgram 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
  • Some products should be ceased at least two weeks before any elective surgery, please confirm with your health professional

Physical description

Oblong, opaque brown capsule

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Hi, My gp suggested to start taking this product prior to conception. I have been taking it for 2 months but have missed some days here and there. We have started trying to concieve now, should i keep taking blackmores pregnancy and breastfeeding gold and is it okay to take pre pregnancy?
Hi, is Blackmores Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding Gold made in Australia? Thanks.
Hi... I'm from Indonesia. I haven't been pregnant yet. I heard this product can help women in pregnancy program. How can I buy this product?
Hi, i have been taking blackmore gold for almost 2mths now. I noticed there is a note for selenium not to exceed 150microgram per day while if i work out from the ingredients, 2 capsules perday will provide more than 162microgram (2 x 81microgram). Can you pls advise regarding this?

What is also the correct way to consume 2 capsules? Can i consume 2 capsules in the same time (which i normally do in the morning after breakfast).

Thanks.
I am wondering if i can use this product for my 12 years and 9 months old daughter? Her weight is about 40 kg and her height is 135cm. She has recently started her period and she has iron and vitamin D deficiency. Also her height is short in compare with her classmates. I bought Blackmore pregnancy when i realized i am pregnant but my baby dropped out. I was thinking to use the product for my daughter instead. I would appreciate your reply. Thanks
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I live in Viet Nam.
I want to buy Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast Feeding Gold
Where can I buy it in Viet Nam?
Hello, is it OK for me to begin taking Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Gold , as I'm around 30 weeks pregnant now? Thanks.
Hi! Can you take Blackmores Pregnancy and breastfeeding gold if you are trying to fall pregnant. Is it okay to take if not pregnant? Thanks