A significant number of Australian women have lower than recommended intakes of essential nutrients before falling pregnant. Blackmores Conceive Well Gold is formulated for pre-conception care, supplying the nutrients needed in preparation for conception and pregnancy.
Features and benefits
* Supplies nutrients that support normal ovulation and are associated with healthy conception.
* Provides nutrients involved in very early stage of foetal development.
* Provides powerful antioxidant nutrients involved in normal conception.
* Provides adequate levels of CoQ10, a natural antioxidant associated with a healthy early stage pregnancy.
* Contains iodine which is important for baby's normal brain development, eyesight and hearing. Optimising iodine levels before pregnancy can take up to 5 months.
* Contains folic acid which may reduce the risk of neural tube defects if taken pre-conceptually and in the early stages of pregnancy.
* Contains tuna oil, a source of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA.
How it Works
Blackmores Conceive Well Gold prepares the body for conception. Some of the key nutrients include:
Antioxidants - are important for women attempting conception. Chances of conception increase in women with higher levels of antioxidants in the fluid surrounding their reproductive organs.
CoQ10 - Levels of CoQ10 decrease with age. Adequate levels of CoQ10 in the expectant mother are associated with healthy early stages of pregnancy. Low levels of CoQ10 in newly pregnant women are associated with unhealthy contractions of the womb.
Iodine - is important for the normal functioning of the thyroid gland as it is an essential nutrient required for the synthesis of thyroid hormones. Thyroid hormones affect almost every cell in the body and regulate oxygen use, metabolic rate and cellular metabolism. Thyroid hormones are important for the normal development of the skeletal, muscular and nervous systems of children. Iodine plays an important role in normal brain development, eyesight and hearing.
Tuna oil - is a source of omega-3 long chain fatty acids. DHA is particularly important for the normal function of the brain and nerves, and for development of normal eyesight.
Folic acid - plays a role in DNA and RNA synthesis, and is therefore critical in cellular division. In order to divide properly cells need adequate folate. The development and growth of a foetus involve constant cell division, which can lead to an increase in the mothers demand for folate.
Vitamin C - is needed for hormone production and may help to stimulate normal ovulation. The developing egg needs adequate vitamin C to mature. The ovary contains one of the largest ascorbic acid stores in the body.
Vitamin D3 - is best known for its ability to stimulate the absorption of calcium and phosphate from the small intestine. Vitamin D is essential for building and maintaining healthy bones and muscles. Low vitamin D levels are common in women during pregnancy.
Iron - a component of haemoglobin, an essential component of red blood cells. Haemoglobin transports oxygen in the body. Having optimal haemoglobin levels helps the cells of the body receive sufficient oxygen. Early foetal brain development requires adequate iron. As many as one quarter of Australian women have below recommended intakes of iron prior to conception.
Zinc - essential to good health as it is involved in many enzyme reactions in every cell of the body. Adequate levels of zinc support normal conception and are essential for a healthy babys normal growth and development.
B group vitamins - play an essential role in the production of energy and support normal conception.
Adults - Take 1 capsule and 1 tablet daily with a meal, or as professionally prescribed. Ideally taken up to six months before conception.
Children Not recommended for children under 15 years.
Contraindications and cautions
Consult your healthcare professional before use if you have had renal calculi (kidney stones). Ascorbic acid may increase the risk of recurrence of calcium oxalate calculi.
Consult your healthcare professional before use if suffering from a thyroid condition
Do not exceed the stated dose of folic acid. If you have had a baby with a neural tube defect you should seek specific medical advice.
Not to be taken with Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Gold, Blackmores I-Folic or Blackmores Folate.
Do not exceed the stated dose except on medical advice.
Not for the treatment of iron deficiency.
Always read the label. Use only as directed.
Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.
Contains sodium sulfite.
Recommendation - Have a full medical check-up with your doctor before trying to conceive.
Active ingredients per tablet
|Iodine (as potassium iodide 197 µg)||150 µg|
|Folic acid||500 µg|
|Cupric sulphate anhydrous (Copper 1.3 mg)||3.3 mg|
|Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)||1.5 mg|
|Vitamin B1 (Thiamine nitrate)||1.5 mg|
|Manganese sulphate monohydrate (Manganese 5 mg)||15.4 mg|
|Zinc sulphate monohydrate (Zinc 15mg)||41.6 mg|
|Ferrous fumarate (Iron 24 mg)||75.4 mg|
|Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine hydrochloride)||50 mg|
|Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)||50 µg|
|Magnesium oxide – heavy (Magnesium 200 mg)||350 mg|
|Ascorbic acid||200 mg|
|Calcium ascorbate dihydrate (Total vitamin C 500 mg)||363 mg|
|Selenomethionine (Selenium 65 mcg)||161.5 mcg|
|Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid from calcium pantothenate 5 mg)||4.6 mg|
Active ingredients per capsule
|Fish oil – natural (tuna oil)
containing omega-3 marine triglycerides approx 160 mg as:
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) 125 mg
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) 30 mg
|Natural vitamin E (d-alpha-tocopheryl acetate 147 mg)||200 IU|
|Ubidecarenone (Coenzyme Q10)||60 mg|
(Cholecalciferol 10 mcg)
|Betacarotene (from Dunaliella salina extract equiv. to fresh cell 37.5 mg)||1.5 mg|
Zinc, magnesium and iron may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, separate doses by at least two hours.
Iron may decrease the absorption and efficacy of some medications. If taking methyldopa, carbidopa, levodopa, thyroid hormone, penicillamine, or bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs) separate doses by at least two hours.
Iodine may interfere with treatment for thyroid conditions. Consult your healthcare professional before use if being treated for thyroid disease.
Capsule: an opaque orange, unprinted, oblong shaped soft gelatine capsule.
Tablet: an opaque light pink, unprinted, oblong shaped tablet
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