I took these all the way through pregnancy and continued whilst breastfeeding. I found that I just felt so much better when taking them. Priceline sells them in the large quantities (for one whole trimester) which really is a money saver.
You can use the same product through pregnancy and then through to breastfeeding.
You can buy in large quantities (enough for one trimester)and save money.
Blackmores are really very large tablets and u need to take two a day, I found them quite hard to swallow especially when you have morning sickness.I was taking one at night and one in the morning, but kept forgetting.
I was using Elevit but it upset my stomache ever since I have been on Blackmores and have continued using it whilst I breast feed. Althought the tablet are large this doesn't bother me but may bother others.
Love it! Cost effective and no side effects!
Nothing...some might be bothers by the large size of the tablets.
I have just switched to Blackmores I was using another one while I was getting my pregnancy confirmed. I guess it gives me peace of mind that the baby is getting all the vitamins and minerals that they need to develop properly. I found it easy to take and I like that you can use for when you are breast feeding
Trusted brand one of the ones that doctors recommend. Contains iodine which on of the very popular brand Elevit does not.
i thought it was a bit pricey but most of the pregnancy supplements are, would be good if you could buy them while they are on sale.
I used this product for my first and now second pregnancies, as well as the entire time I was breastfeeding. It contains everything that you need for the development of your baby, including folate. I usually take each tablet when I clean my teeth, which is usually just after breakfast and dinner, so it is no problem having to take two a day. I think it is probably better taking two, so you get two hits of vitamins, rather than one big dose.
Good for baby's development and can continue to use whilst breastfeeding - Don't need to change product.
Expensive taking vitamins throughout pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding, but can always purchase on special.
I switched to this from Elevit at the end of my pregnancy for no reason other than I got it really really cheaply. It was a bit of a pain having to take two tablets rather than just the one, but at the end of that day that's not that big of a con. It did make me more 'blocked up' than the elevit did though, even though the Blackmores contains less iron than the Elevit.
Contains iodine. Is often available on special
having to take 2 tablets rather than just the one. Levels of some nutrients are not as high compared to Elevit.
Overall these tablets appear to have everything you need to give yourself a boost while pregnant. I believe it is important to take a pregnancy vitamin and these tablets appear to tick all the boxes of what you need.
Feels like you are giving yourself that added necessary boost while pregnant or breastfeeding. This product contains added iodine and gives your diet a boost . Often found on special at the supermarket. Comes in large bottles making it cost effective to use throughout pregnancy.
The capsules are quite large and you need to have two which often seems like a lot.
I really like having an added boost and ensuring that my baby's development and well being is supported by having these supplements. I originally tried a few other products but like these best due to what is in the tablets, the price, the ease of taking both tablets once a day and the bulk sizes you can purchase. Will be continuing to take them while breast feeding.
Compared it with Elevit and this has Iodine which is essential for baby's growth. Can usually buy the 180 pack (3 months worth) on special.
Having to take 2 tablets a day but I usually have both just before bed so not a huge con.
I didn't try any other tablets, as blackmores was recommended to me by my doctor and also a few of my relatives. But I really do believe they help in giving those extra nutrients we may not always get enough of while pregnant and breasfeeding. It is so important to me that my baby isn't missing out on anything that will help his development.
Great addition to a healthy diet while pregnant & breastfeeding!
Capsules always stick together and to the bottom of the jar.
Superior product in terms of ingredients, label and ease of swallowing. After comparing with 3 other brands, I go back to this one, and I actually feel better when taking it.
Has everything you need in an easy-to-swallow capsule and this isn't scientific, but I actually feel better when I take it. I compared them to a bunch of other pregnancy & breast-feeding supplements and a few things stood out:
1) the label is easy to read. I hate supplements that list the vitamins in a long sentence-like way. Makes it impossible to compare. Blackmores li...
Great supplement to cover the bases, nice that it's the same in pregnancy as well as breastfeeding as it means that you can take advantage of fantastic bulk buy specials. Look out for pharmacies offering 2 for 1 on 180 capsule (3 month supply) packs, buying the biggest size definitely makes it a lot more economical
Has all the vitamins and minerals required, plus iodine. Often on special at the supermarket and chemists. Pink 180 capsule screw top container is useful for storage when finished
When not on special it can be pricey, told by the hospital nutritionist that I also needed to take extra calcium and iron daily
A very good vitamin supplement from a very good company, has extras that Elevit does not, not as pricey and available everywhere, unlike Elevit!
Has many vitamins and minerals, Contains IODINE (Elevit does not), I like taking the 2 capsules (Some vitamins in the morning, some more vitamins in the evening!)
Doesn't have the reputation or "mothers group approval" of Elevit, but hey who cares what they think, its good for bub!
Readily available (I bought mine at Coles). The price isn't too bad - but much better if you get them when they're on special. 1 packet (60 tablets) lasts one month as you're supposed to take two a day.
Contains a range of vitamins and minerals and the price isn't that bad.
The ginormous tablets!
this is my pre natal of choice. has iodine for baby brain development, folic acid to help avoid spina bifida and vitamin d3. Available at a good price in chemists and supermarkets. often comes on special so worth keeping an eye out for them. this is a quality brand - i feel i can trust blackmores. I'm not too fond of having to take two very large capsules for my pre natal but I feel it's something I can live with.
a good quality multi vitamin for pregnacy support. has iodine added and vitamin d3 that a lot of other vitamins do not have.
two tablets a day
overall a good product. This one worked best for me and didnt cause constipation like the others I have tried. These were also easy to buy - most shops/supermarkets sell them.
not a bad price - comparable with others on the market although it did have vitamins the others didnt
tablets were huge!!!
I have been using this supplement since I fell pregnant with my first child. I tried Elevit for 3 months but it was a little too pricey for me. So my GP suggested this and I have used it with both my boys while pregnant and breastfeeding and now again with my third pregnancy. The only thing I find is that during my pregnancy my iron stores are a little low and I end up having to take the extra iron supplement.. but that's just me. Great product.
The price is right. It has all the necessary vitamins and minerals my body needs during pregnacy and breastfeeding.
It's got all the goodness a pregnant or a breast-feeding mother would need. It comes in various sized bottles and very reasonably priced.
It's reasonably priced, and has fish oil & omega-3.
the tablets are big, but most of other brands are too.
Unlike Elevit, you need to take more than one tablet a day.
I am currently pregnant with my 2nd baby and again am using this product. With both pregnancies, i started taking these capsules a few months before conception and had a very healthy 10lb boy the first time. In a few weeks, I am expecting my 2nd bub. My obstetrician approved of my choice in this product, and I have never had any problems with it, aside from the fact that the capsules are quite big and i sometimes find them hard to swallow.
Easy to find - available at most supermarkets and pharmacies, reasonably priced, trusted brand
None aside from the fact that the capsules (you take 2 each day) are really big and can sometimes be hard to swallow
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