A high-quality Folic Acid supplement that provides 400µg Folic Acid, as recommended for conception and pregnancy
Folic Acid Before Pregnancy
The UK Department of Health recommends that all women who could become pregnant should start taking a daily supplement of 400µg of Folic Acid before they're pregnant.
Developed based on worldwide studies, Pregnacare Conception is packed with carefully-balanced micronutrients to help prepare your body for pregnancy and support good reproductive health.
Folic Acid During Pregnancy
The UK Department of Health also recommends that all women should take a Folic Acid supplement during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, when the baby's neural tube is developing.
Trusted by mums for generations, this is an ideal tried and tested way to safeguard the diet you and your little one depend on.
Specially developed for mums-to-be, Pregnacare Plus provides comprehensive nutritional support without the confusion – with 19 nutrients and a special Omega-3 capsule containing 300mg DHA.
When you want the most comprehensive support from the Pregnacare range for you and your baby, Pregnacare Max is a trusted source of essential nutrients with Calcium and Omega-3.
Based on our pioneering research, this gives your diet extra support from conception to birth and beyond, ideal for those who have difficulty swallowing tablets.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Folic Acid is a supplement which is converted into Folate (Vitamin B9) by the body, where it contributes to maternal tissue growth during pregnancy. It is contained in many foods, such as leafy greens, legumes and foods, such as breads, which have been fortified with Folic Acid. It is particularly important for women who are trying for a baby and during the early stages of pregnancy. The UK Department of Health recommends that women planning for a baby should take a supplement containing 400µg of Folic Acid.
Leafy greens, such as spinach, and legumes, such as lentils and chickpeas, are all good sources of Folic Acid. It is also found in broccoli, avocado, brussels sprouts, nuts & seeds, and citrus fruits. A number of grain-based foods, such as bread and pasta, are fortified to boost their Folic Acid content.
A Folic Acid supplement can be taken daily, however The UK Department of Health specifically recommends that women planning for a baby should take a supplement containing 400µg of Folic Acid, such as Ultra Folic Acid, up to the twelfth week of their pregnancy, when the baby's neural tube is developing. Folic acid can also be used throughout pregnancy, as it contributes to maternal tissue during pregnancy.
Folic acid can be taken by for men and women of all ages for general wellbeing as it contributes to the normal function of the immune system and normal psychological function.