Elevit with Iodine is a vitamin and mineral supplement that has been designed specifically for couples making babies and for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Elevit with Iodine contains the multivitamins and minerals mums and mums to-be need to meet their increased recommended daily intake.
Medical professionals suggest you take supplements like Elevit, for at least a month before you first start planning to make a baby and then throughout the pregnancy. Elevit with Iodine contains the multivitamins and minerals needed to increase your chances of making a baby and to get your body baby-fit.
To give your mini-me the very best start in life, take Elevit with Iodine when you get pregnant. The unique formulation of Elevit with Iodine contains 800mcg of folic acid, plus ten other vitamins and eight trace elements including iron and iodine. The high iron content can help prevent dietary iron deficiency (all too common when you're pregnant).
After a baby is born, continue to take Elevit with Iodine. It will help replace any nutrients lost in childbirth and will help fight fatigue and baby brain, (intellectual impairment). If you are breastfeeding, you could be making between 700-900mL of milk a day.3 Chances are that you might be struggling to meet the increased recommended daily intake of vitamins you need. (Your recommended daily intake of nutrients increases by up to 188% when you're breastfeeding.4)
Elevit with Iodine is the only supplement clinically proven to reduce the risk of neural tube defects like spina bifida by 92%.2
Elevit with Iodine assists in meeting essential iodine needs:
Iodine deficiency is the most common preventable cause of intellectual impairment or 'baby brain'.
50% of children and pregnant or breastfeeding women living in Australia have been shown to be iodine deficient or at risk of developing thyroid disease.
Iodine supplementation from the first trimester improves children's psychomotor development.
Elevit with Iodine also contains:
Vitamin C, which aids absorption of iron.
800mcg of Folic Acid to help prevent neural tube defects (the amount the Ministry of Health recommends all pregnant woman take).