Active Iron Pregnancy Plus contains 21 essential nutrients for complete nutritional support for pregnancy. This includes Active Iron’s non-constipating iron formula formulated to deliver x2 better absorption than standard iron sulfate (iron tablets). Along with a specially designed multivitamin with Active Folic, and our sustainably sourced Omega 3 supplement. Active Folic delivers a form of folic acid that has x3 greater absorption than standard folic acid. Our multivitamin also includes Vitamin C, D, E, K, B Vitamins and essential minerals. A daily intake of 200mg of DHA in addition to the recommended daily intake for omega 3 fatty acids for adults i.e. 250mg DHA & EPA is beneficial to normal foetal eye and brain development. Supplemental folic acid intake of 400mcg for at least one month before and up to three months after conception, can help reduce the risk of neural tube defects in a developing foetus. Iron, vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12 contribute to normal energy yielding metabolism in the body. Iron supports immune function, cognitive function and oxygen transport as well as red blood cell formation.