PregnaFolic - Folic Acid 400mcg tablets

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PregnaFolic™ is a product that contains 400ug of folic acid as the active ingredient. Folic acid or vitamin B9 is a synthesized organic substance, it is one of the water-soluble vitamins. Folic acid is also one of the many types of vitamin B collectively called vitamin B complex. It is a precursor compound, when ingested into the body, is converted into its active form folate through body metabolism.

Who needs Pregnafolic?
Pregnafolic is specifically recommended for pregnant women as it supplies one of the most needed vitamins during pregnancy. It is so much important to both the mother and the baby during pregnancy that, deficiency of it in the body would result in some form of abnormalities, especially in the newborn baby. Pregnafolic is important in pregnant women because they easily and readily deplete their folic acid stores in the body. This is because the baby in the womb tends to utilize the folic acid of the mother. Thus it is recommended that pregnant women take about 400ug of folic acid. This can easily be gotten from PregnaFolic™.

NHS Recommended dose of Folic Acid

Before and during early pregnancy
The usual dose for most women trying to get pregnant and during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy is 400 micrograms, taken once a day.

If there's a higher risk of neural tube defects during your pregnancy, your doctor will recommended a higher dose of 5mg, taken once a day.

What Does Folic Acid Do for Your Body?

The Folic acid in PregnaFolic is an essential Vitamin, everybody needs it. It Is meant for pregnant women at every stage which includes the preconception state and the pregnancy stage.

Folic plays a vital role in pregnant women by increasing the rate of metabolism which would lead to increased cell growth and tissue development.

This is the most important benefit of folic acid in pregnant women. They need it to avoid some form of birth defect. The active ingredient folic acid is essential for preventing congenital conditions like:

Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida is a congenital anomaly that affects the formation of the spinal cord.

Anencephaly is a congenital anomaly presenting as incomplete formation of the skull and also the brain.

Neural tube defect
All of these birth defects are a result of a folic acid deficiency in the body of the mother and could have been prevented by the regular uptake of folic acid.
This is why it is now been recommended for every pregnant woman to check their foliate level status so as to avoid these congenital defects.

How do I know my body is deficient of Folic acid?

You can actually know if you are deficient of folic acid. There are some symptoms that may indicate this, here are some of them;

Mouth sores
This is one of the most common symptoms of folic acid deficiency. If you notice recently as a pregnant woman increased frequency of mouth or lip sores then you should get PregnaFolic.

Fatigue is one symptom that may indicate a folic acid deficiency
Tongue swelling may also indicate a folic acid deficiency.

A combination of lip sores, fatigue, and tongue swelling strongly indicates folic acid deficiency.

Take one tablet daily with a meal, do not exceed the stated dose.

Active Ingredients:
Folic Acid 400mcg per tablet.

Other Ingredients:
Di Calcium Phosphate (Bulking Agent), Micro Crystalline Cellulose (Bulking Agent), Magnesium Stearate (Anti-Caking Agent).

Allergy Advice:

Free From:
No Gluten, No Soy, No Sugar, No Wheat, No Yeast, No Milk, No Lactose, No Artificial Color, No Artificial Flavor, No Artificial Sweetener, No Preservatives. NON-GMO.

Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Cautions: If you are pregnant, nursing, anticipating surgery, taking medications or have any medical condition, please consult a doctor before taking this product. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if adverse reactions occur. Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a varied diet and healthy lifestyle. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place protected from light and heat.

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