Maurice Blackmore started Australia’s first health food store in Brisbane 1938. Based on his belief in the natural healing properties of plants and minerals, he created a range of naturopathic remedies to maximise and boost wellbeing. Today, Blackmores still uses Maurice’s values and holistic approach to develop nature-based supplements that empower people to be at their very best.
Using a blend of traditional knowledge and scientific research, Blackmores is one of Australia’s industry leading brands and has a strong market here in New Zealand as well. The Blackmores range covers many Health Concerns such as ‘Colds, Flus and Immunity’, ‘Sleep, Stress and the Mind’ and ‘Healthy Ageing’, as well as many other categories.
Blackmores Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding Gold supports both mother & baby during pregnancy & breast-feeding, providing a daily dose of 20 important nutrients including folic acid, iodine, DHA and vitamin D3, along with alow-constipation, low nausea form of iron.
Comprehensive formula including iodine, omega-3s and a low constipation, low nausea form of iron.
Now in a smaller capsule. Halal Certified.
If you have had a baby with a neural tube defect you should seek specific medical advice.
Iodine may interfere with treatment for thyroid conditions.
Consult your healthcare professional before use if being treated for thyroid diease.
If taking tetracycline or quinolone antibiotics, bisphosphonates (osteoporosis drugs), thyroid hormone, methyldopa, carbidopa or levodopa or penicillamine separate doses by at least 2 hours.
Calcium, magnesium, zinc and iron may decrease absorption and efficacy of these medications.
This product contains Chromium. People with diagnosed diabetes should check with their doctor as blood sugar levels could be altered when using this product.
A Note on Folic Acid & Pregnancy Multivitamin Formulas:
The NZ Ministry of Health (MOH) restricts the amount of folic acid available in non-pharmacy nutritional supplements to 300mcg. Some sources, including the MOH's own guidelines, indicate that a higher daily intake (e.g. 600-800mcg plus) of Folic Acid is more appropriate, especially in the early stages of pregnancy.
This product contains selenium which is toxic in high doses. A daily dose of 150 micrograms for adults of selenium from dietary supplements should not be exceeded.
Adults: Take 2 capsules daily with food, or as professionally prescribed.