Elevit Pregnancy Multivitamin

Elevit is a pregnancy multivitamin and mineral supplement that has been specially formulated to help meet the increased nutritional needs of women who are trying to conceive, pregnant and breastfeeding.

About Elevit Pregnancy Multivitamin:

    Critical development of vital organs takes places within the first eight weeks of pregnancy. In order for your body to be able to fully support these developments, it requires higher levels of certain nutrients.

    Building up these levels can take time, which is why it’s important to start taking Elevit at least one month prior to getting pregnant. That way, your body is ready to support your baby’s health from the moment of conception.

    Elevit is a small once daily tablet that can be taken any time of the day. It is best to take Elevit from at least one month prior to conception and throughout pregnancy. For more tailored nutrition during breastfeeding, switch to Elevit Breastfeeding.

    Elevit is available in two convenient pack sizes:
    • Elevit 30’s for 1 month supply.
    • Elevit 100’s for over 3 months supply.

    Elevit is a comprehensive multivitamin and mineral supplement specifically formulated to support women trying to conceive, pregnant and breastfeeding. Elevit helps meet your increased nutritional requirements and supports your baby’s healthy development.

    The only pregnancy multivitamin to meet the Australian recommended dietary intakes for folic acid, iron and iodine, Elevit is Australia’s No.1 pregnancy multivitamin*.

    Find out how Elevit compares to other pregnancy multivitamins.

    *IQVIA MAT$ 18/07/20

    Elevit ingredients

    Elevit contains the recommended daily intake of a range of important vitamins and is an easy way to help ensure you are supporting the healthy development of your baby at all stages in your pregnancy.

    Head of green brocolli

    Folic acid

    Elevit contains 800 mcg

    Folic acid (the supplemental form of folate) is a B group vitamin which aids development and growth. Increasing the amount of folate in your diet in the lead up to and during pregnancy can help prevent neural tube defects, such as spina bifida.

    Pile of spinach

    Iron

    Elevit contains 60 mg

    Iron is a mineral that supports our immune system, energy levels and helps transport oxygen in our blood. A lack of iron can lead to symptoms of fatigue, tiredness and a less robust immune system. Low levels during pregnancy can have an impact on the baby’s development.

    Cup of fresh milk

    Iodine

    Elevit contains 220 mcg

    Iodine is a mineral required for thyroid hormone, which is essential for healthy growth and development. Iodine is essential for cognitive development in children and therefore adequate iodine intake is an essential part of the pre-pregnancy and pregnancy diet.

    Bran flakes

    Magnesium

    Elevit contains 100 mg

    Magnesium is a mineral and plays an important role in the healthy structure of bones and teeth. It also assists in hundreds of other bodily functions. As with many other micronutrients, magnesium is required at a higher level during pregnancy. A supplement such as Elevit can help meet those increased needs.

    Brazil nuts

    Selenium

    Elevit contains 50 mcg

    Selenium is an essential mineral with antioxidant properties – it plays a vital role supporting immune system function. Selenium is also necessary for the production of thyroid hormones, which are crucial for the development of your baby’s brain and nervous system.

    Hard boiled egg

    Vitamin D

    Elevit contains 200IU

    Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that helps your body absorb the calcium it needs to support muscle strength and bone health. It also promotes immune function and cell growth and development.

    Grilled Salmon on asparagus

    B Group Vitamins

    Elevit contains B Group Vitamins

    There are eight B group (or B-complex) vitamins that the body needs to help it use the fuel we get from foods, such as carbohydrates, protein and fat. Without these vitamins the body can lack energy.

      IngredientQuantity
      Folic acid800 mcg
      Iron60 mg
      Iodine220 mcg
      Thiamine (B1)1.4 mg
      Riboflavin (B2)1.4 mg
      Nicotinamide (B3)18 mg
      Pyridoxine (B6)1.9 mg
      Cyanocobalamin (B12)2.6 mcg
      Pantothenic acid6 mg
      Biotin30 mcg
      Ascorbic acid (C)85 mg
      Colecalciferol (D) (200IU)5 mcg
      dl-alpha tocopheryl (E)18.7 mg
      Calcium125 mg
      Zinc11 mg
      Selenium50 mcg
      Magnesium100 mg
      Copper1 mg
      Manganese1.9 mg

      FAQS

      From the moment you decide to start trying for a baby you will no doubt have questions. Elevit can inform you and help you feel confident about why a pregnancy multivitamin is suitable for you.

        Elevit is a vitamin and mineral supplement for pregnancy which has been specially formulated to help meet the increased nutritional needs of women who are trying to conceive, are pregnant or breastfeeding.

        Elevit is specially formulated to meet the needs of women who are trying to conceive, pregnant or breastfeeding and helps provide baby with the best possible nutritional support. It contains 800mcg folic acid, which is clinically proven to reduce the risk of neural tube defects such as spina bifida2, iron to help prevent iron deficiency and iodine to assist in the development of baby’s brain. Along with these key ingredients, Elevit also contains a range of vitamins and minerals to help support baby's development such as vitamin B3 (nicotinamide), vitamin D and minerals such as zinc, magnesium, selenium and B complex vitamins which are all in quantities which are aligned to the current Australian recommended daily intake during pregnancy.

        Elevit contains the highest level of folic acid and iron compared to leading pregnancy multivitamins, as at August 2020. This is why it's only available from pharmacies. It is also a convenient one tablet a day compared to many supplements which require 2 large capsules/tablets daily.

        *IQVIA MAT$ 18/07/20

        The original Elevit formulation (Elevit Pronatal) was used in a large study that looked at the prevention of first occurrence of neural tube defects, and contained 800mcg of folic acid. Elevit has maintained 800mcg of folic acid based on this study and has been updated to include the addition of iodine.

        Elevit, in conjunction with a healthy diet, helps to meet the increased nutritional requirements that occur throughout pregnancy and breastfeeding. Despite even with the best intentions it can be difficult to meet these increased nutrient requirements from diet alone. For example there is an increased requirement for iron during pregnancy, and Elevit can help prevent dietary iron deficiency. Likewise, there is an increased need for folic acid and iodine throughout pregnancy. Other vitamins and minerals that are required at higher levels throughout pregnancy include zinc, calcium, vitamin C, B6 and B12.

        Take one tablet daily while trying to conceive and throughout pregnancy. It is important to take Elevit daily for 4 weeks prior to conception (or as directed by your healthcare professional).
        Take the whole tablet with water and preferably a meal. If suffering morning sickness it is recommended to take Elevit at midday or in the evening.

        Elevit is only available through pharmacies. In some states you will need to ask the pharmacist for it.

        Elevit does not contain gluten.

        Elevit does not contain lactose.

        No. Elevit is yeast free.

        Elevit contains a small amount of sucrose.

        No. Elevit does not contain any egg products.

        No. Elevit does not contain peanuts.

        No. Elevit does not contain any preservatives.

        Elevit contains sulphur in the ingredients for copper and manganese.

        Yes, Elevit is halal certified.

        The only animal derived ingredient contained in Elevit is Vitamin D which is derived from sheep wool.

        Yes. Elevit Morning Sickness Relief is suitable to use during pregnancy and should be used in combination with Elevit, if you experience symptoms of morning sickness such as nausea and vomiting.

        Yes, Elevit Probiotics can be taken with Elevit pregnancy multivitamin. It is not a replacement.

        Yes, Elevit DHA can be taken with Elevit pregnancy multivitamin. It is not a replacement.

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