Specifically developed for the many women planning pregnancy, who do not obtain adequate levels of iodine and folic acid in their diet. To deliver optimum results for your pregnancy take from up to 5 months prior to conception.
Features and benefits:
1 tablet per day provides:
• Iodine which is important for the babys brain development, eyesight and hearing
• Folic acid which may reduce the risk of birth defects of the brain and/or spinal cord such as spina bifida
• Small, easy to swallow tablet
• 5 months supply in 1 bottle
How it works:
Recent studies reveal that the iodine status of Australian and New Zealand pregnant women appears to be declining and inadequate iodine intake is re-emerging as a widespread problem in the general population.
Optimising iodine levels before pregnancy can take up to 5 months. Sufficient iodine levels are essential for good health for pre-conception, pregnancy and into childhood.
Low levels of folic acid are strongly linked with an increased risk of neural tube defects. Supplementation with 400-500mcg of folic acid daily is recommended for healthy development of the foetus.
Adults - Take 1 tablet per day with food.
Not to be taken with Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Formula.
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 Formula, but when you fall pregnant you may consider switching to this product.
None clinically significant noted in the literature at the recommended dosage.
Active Ingredients Per Capsule:
Iodine (as potassium iodide 327mcg) 250mcg
Folic acid 500mcg
Iodine may interfere with treatment for thyroid conditions. Consult your healthcare professional before use if being treated for thyroid disease.
Co-trimoxazole, sulphasalazine, phenytoin, phenobarbital, primidone and methotrexate may decrease the efficacy of folic acid supplements.