PM Procare – Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Formula

PM Procare – Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Formula

Procare is a special pregnancy and breastfeeding formula, specifically designed for the periods before, during and after pregnancy to assist women with their body’s increased nutritional demand. It provides important nutrients, essential for their baby’s development. It contains folic acid which, if taken daily, one month before conception and during pregnancy, can contribute to a normal pregnancy. It also provides omega-3 fatty acids, important nutrients for developing infants. Procare also benefits a woman’s health and well-being. It contains nutrients that support preconception, bone, joint, cardiovascular, metabolic and mental health while offering antioxidant protection and the ability to cover nutritional gaps.

Features

  • For the increased nutritional demand prior to conception, and during pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Contains essential nutrients required for a healthy baby, including DHA and folic acid. Folic at the exact minimum level recommended by the World Health Organisation (400mcg/day) for pregnant women, as considered sufficient to prevent most neural tube defect
  • Only quality ingredients – ensuring efficacy
  • Comes in a bottle ensuring convenience and product integrity
  • Manufactured in accordance with Australian GMP standards, using only quality ingredients
  • Easy-to-swallow softgel capsules
  • One month’s supply in each bottle
  • Formulated based on scientific research

Benefits

  • Specially formulated for expectant and breastfeeding mothers to cope with the body’s increased nutritional demands
  • Design to support preconception, during pregnancy and after childbirth for mother and baby

Active Ingredients

Procare contains 18 essential nutrients including; 11 vitamins, 5 minerals & 2 omega-3 fatty acids.

Fish Oil-Natural (Tuna)
(equiv. DHA 130mg)
(equiv. EPA 30mg)
(equiv. omega-3 160mg)
500mg
Pyridoxone Hydrochloride (Vit B6) 5mg
Ferrous Fumarate
(equiv. iron 5mg)
15.70mg
Calcium Hydrogen Phosphate
(equiv. calcium 46mg)
156mg
Calcium Pantothenate
(equiv. pantothenic acid 4.5mg)
5mg
Cholecalciferol (equiv. Vit D3 100IU) 2.5mcg
Thiamine nitrate (Vit B1) 5mg
Riboflavine (Vit B2) 5mg
Nicotinamide 5mg
Folic acid 400mcg
Potassium iodide
(equiv. iodine 75mcg)
98mcg
Betacarotene 1mg
d-alpha tocopherol
(equiv. Vit E 10IU)
6.71mg
Cyanocobalamin (Vit B12) 10mcg
Ascorbic Acid (Vit C) 50mg
Magnesium oxide-heavy
(equiv. magnesium 28.5mg)
47.3mg
Zinc sulfate monohydrate
(equiv. Zinc 8mg)
22.2mg

 

Ingredients Profile

Folic acid

  • Essential for maternal health and foetal/child development
  • Reduces the risk of neural tube defects and foetal spina bifida
  • Required for DNA synthesis and aids rapid cell division and growth

Fish oil (Omega-3, DHA & EPA)

  • Critical for brain, eye and immune development and function in fetus and infants
  • The consumption of omega-3 during pregnancy reduces the risk for early premature birth.
  • Shown to reduce the risk of learning and behavioural disorders and allergies in children and support cognitive function when pregnant or breastfeeding mothers are supplemented
  • Supports maternal cardiovascular, mental and skin health

Iodine

  • Associated with higher child psychomotor performance and prevention of iodine deficiency disorders (including; mental retardation and cretinism)
  • Required for the development of the fetal/infant brain and general growth, metabolism and development
  • Protects against maternal iodine deficiency disorders and hypothyroidism

Calcium & Vitamin D

  • Essential for fetal and infant teeth and bone formation and development
  • Reduces the risk of osteoporosis in later life
  • May prevent pregnancy-induced hypertension (high blood pressure) and preterm delivery
  • Support long-term bone, joint and metabolic health of mother

Iron

  • Required for fetal brain development and the formation of the placental and fetal blood circulation
  • Reduces the risk of low birth weight and inferior neonatal health
  • Required for the production of haemoglobin, important for the delivery of oxygen to the developing fetus
  • Reduce risk of maternal iron deficiency anemia

Magnesium

  • Essential for bone, protein and fatty acid formation
  • Critical for vitamin D metabolism

Zinc

  • Reduces the risk of preterm delivery
  • Essential for general cell growth and development in fetus and infant

Betacarotene

  • Essential for visual/retina development in fetus and breastfeeding infant
  • A safer source of retinol than vitamin A
  • Provides antioxidant protection for mother and baby

B-group vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 & B12)

  • Required for cell formation, division, differentiation and migration, steps critical for the developmental process during fetal and early infant stages
  • Essential for the health of expecting and breastfeeding mothers

Vitamin C

  • Improves iron absorption and is a natural antioxidant
  • Required for collagen production
  • Essential for general cell metabolism, function, growth and development in fetus and infant

Vitamin E

  • Important for skin and immune health and development
  • Antioxidant required to protect infant retina and lungs as they adapt to the new environment after birth

 

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Procare - Pregnancy Breastfeeding Formula

Dosage

Adults only: 1 capsule daily with or after meals, or as directed by a health professional.

Package

30 softgel capsules / bottle

Cautions

Do not exceed the stated dose except on medical advice. If you have had a baby with neural tube defect/spina bifida, seek specific medical advice. Vitamins can only be of assistance if the dietary vitamin intake is inadequate. Derived from seafood.

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