What do healthcare professionals need to know about pregnancy nutrition?

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Food and nutrition are hot topics during pregnancy as they have a major impact on both the health of the mother and the development of the growing baby. It’s an…

What do healthcare professionals need to know about pregnancy supplements?

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The Pregnancy Care Guidelines from the Department of Health recommend pregnant women should aim to reach their recommended daily serves of foods from the five core food groups along with…

Download our Guide to Nutrition in Pregnancy

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Download our Professional Product Information Guide

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Click to download our Professional Product Information Guide The Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (SOMANZ) have recently released new guidelines which encompass the role of diet…

New guidelines for pregnant women suffering from nausea and vomiting

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Click to download our Professional Product Information Guide The Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (SOMANZ) have recently released new guidelines which encompass the role of diet…

Nutrition and Supplementation in Pregnancy

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During pregnancy, good eating habits are vitally important to the health of your unborn baby. Your pregnancy supplement should act as a safety net. The real power behind your babies…

26 Essential vitamins and minerals

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Mamacare Pregnancy Supplement is a complete food, with each serve providing 26 essential vitamins and minerals - more than any comparable pregnancy supplement. These include: NUTRIENT FOOD SOURCE BENEFITS FOR…

Why is Folic Acid essential for pregnant women?

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Folate or Folic Acid requirements increase substantially in pregnancy. If pregnant women do not get enough Folic Acid, it can increase the risk of Neural Tube Defects such as spina…

Why is Iodine essential during pregnancy?

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Iodine is essential to the development of your baby’s brain and nervous system, and yet iodine deficiency is increasing in frequency. Health professionals recommend supplementation of 150mcg of Iodine a…

Why is Iron essential for pregnant women?

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Iron is important to help form red blood cells which carry oxygen around the body. Demand for Iron increases during pregnancy to account for the rise in maternal blood volume…

Why is Vitamin D essential for pregnant women?

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While Vitamin D requirements do not increase during pregnancy, Vitamin D is important for Calcium absorption, so pregnant women should make sure they are getting enough. Vitamin D contributes to…

Why is Protein essential during pregnancy?

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During pregnancy extra protein is needed to help with foetal brain development and muscle and tissue formation. Not enough protein can impair the development of the placenta and foetus and…

Why is Calcium essential for pregnant women?

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Calcium is essential for bone and teeth development for the mother and baby. Just like growing children need calcium for strong bones and teeth, so do growing babies. Calcium is…

Nutrition for New Mums

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When you become a new Mum, naturally, caring for your baby is your first priority, but don’t forget to look after yourself as well. Pregnancy and childbirth places an enormous…

Tips for New Mums

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Motherhood is an exciting time for new mums, but it can also bring nervousness and worry. Here are our top tips for enjoying new motherhood.

What are the essential nutrients for mums?

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Breastfeeding mothers require more kilojoules and protein than during pregnancy, due to the extra work required by the body to produce breast milk while recovering from childbirth. Women are recommended…

Many Mums to be are missing out on critical pregnancy nutrients

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Many mums-to-be are missing out on critical pregnancy nutrients. Studies of Australian women’s diets have found many have unbalanced diets in pre-conception and during pregnancy, with multiple findings showing most…
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Vitamins and Nutrition During Pregnancy?

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Maternal Nutrition is Important During pregnancy, it is important that you eat a healthy diet to keep you and your developing baby healthy. The need for certain nutrients such as…

Healthy weight management

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A healthy balanced diet providing macro and micronutrients is essential for a healthy pregnancy. Many women have difficulty in maintaining a lifestyle conducive to this, especially during perinatal cravings and…
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Changes in your body during pregnancy

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For most women, pregnancy marks the beginning of one of the most profound life changing experiences they will ever have. Just relax and enjoy your growing baby and get ready…
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Pregnant Bellies

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One of the most exciting things about a pregnancy, especially for first-time mums, has to be watching their belly grow as the pregnancy progresses. First-time mums usually start to notice…

Tips for dealing with pregnancy nausea and vomiting

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Stay hydrated Drink as much water and herbal tea as you can. There’s evidence that maintaining your fluid intake can ease the sick feeling. Get your rest A Dutch study…

How can MamaCare Relieve Morning Sickness

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Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy is a common symptom of pregnancy. It can range from a bout of queasiness when you wake up in the morning to vomiting throughout the…
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Foods to avoid during pregnancy

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While everyone knows you’ve gotta go without your weekly tipple of alcohol during pregnancy, it’s harder to know what you can and can’t eat. It’s important to stay nourished, even…
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The weird and wonderful symptoms of pregnancy

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How is it possible that incubating a tiny human has so many unusual side effects? Of course, most women will talk about the bursting bladder, difficulty sleeping and the swollen…
Preconception healthy eating and nutrition

4 things to know about your preconception nutrition and diet

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Preconception nutrition and diet is all about the things you can do before and between pregnancies to increase your chances of having a healthy baby. While we hear a lot…

What to eat when trying to conceive

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Never in a woman’s life is nutrition as important as when she is trying to conceive, is already pregnant and when breastfeeding. When you are having a baby, what you…

Lifestyle changes

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There are a number of lifestyle changes you can make to assist with a healthy pregnancy. 1. Take a pre-pregnancy supplement Taking a pre-pregnancy and pregnancy supplement like MamaCare for…

Why is Folic Acid essential pre conception?

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Why is Folic Acid essential during pregnancy? Folate or Folic Acid requirements increase substantially in pregnancy. If pregnant women do not get enough Folic Acid, it can increase the risk…

Why is Iodine essential pre conception?

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Why is Iodine essential during pregnancy? Iodine is essential to the development of your baby’s brain and nervous system, and yet iodine deficiency is increasing in frequency. Health professionals recommend…
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How To Choose The Best Pregnancy Supplement For You

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These simple tips will take the stress out of choosing a pregnancy supplement that will take you from pre-conception to birth and beyond! It might seem like the most natural…
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Join the Mamahood

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Wanting to share some love, MamaCare is excited to partner with a leading charity, St. Kilda Mums, who help over 20,000 mums and their babies every year with our ‘Join…
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Prime and Support your Immunity in Pregnancy

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Here's some simple steps to help us all stay as healthy as possible. Every day preventative measures such as regular thorough hand washing, good personal hygiene, avoiding contact with the…
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The fruits of your labour

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Comparing an unborn baby to a fruit or vegetable may seem strange to those who haven’t been on the pregnancy journey – yet there’s something compelling about making fruity comparisons…
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How to feel amazing during pregnancy

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Pregnancy is a wonderful time to enjoy growing a brand new human being, but some days it can all feel a bit ‘meh’, particularly if you aren’t looking after yourself. …
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The inside story of MamaCare

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Nurturing women on their journey to motherhood is the joyful part of making MamaCare – though the real reward comes from finding new and innovative ways to use high quality…
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Mamacare serving suggestions and recipes

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Yes, MamaCare’s delicious vanilla shake is tasty just as it is, but if you want to get a little more adventurous with your daily dose of MamaCare, we’ve got some…
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The first 1000 days

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What we know about the first 1000 days A concept we’re learning more and more about every day is the ‘first 1000 days’ – the period of the first 1000…
Partying during pregnancy

Surviving the party season during pregnancy

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If there’s anything less likely to put you in the mood for a party, it’s being pregnant and not being far enough along to announce your impending parenthood. Instead of…
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Pregnancy vitamins and supplements: a dietitian’s guide

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We all know the importance of a good diet, but real life can get in the way of meeting the increased nutritional requirements of pregnancy. Whether it’s being busy, feeling…
partners and pregnancy

5 ways to connect with your partner during pregnancy

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Your partner might not go through the physical changes of pregnancy, but bringing them along on the journey of gestation can bring you closer and forge a new intimacy to…
Nutrition and morning sickness

Pregnancy nausea: how to ease the problem 69% of pregnant women suffer

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The phrase ‘morning sickness’ can feel like an ironic joke in the first trimester of pregnancy, with ‘all-day-sickness’ a more apt description of the queasy, unsettled feeling that often leads…
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10 steps to a healthy conception and pregnancy

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Deciding to have a baby is a big step, and a healthy mum (and dad) are the first pieces of the epigenetic puzzle to having a healthy baby. Here are…
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Tamanu Oil is truly a super oil!

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Tamanu Oil is a luxurious skin healing nectar pressed from the nuts of the Tamanu fruit which is found mostly on the tropical Pacific Islands. Tamanu oil is 100% natural…
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Changes in your body during pregnancy

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For most women, pregnancy marks the beginning of one of the most profound life changing experiences they will ever have. Just relax and enjoy your growing baby and get ready…
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Maybe baby? Planning to conceive

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Planning for a family is a beautiful time in your life. It is a time to imagine your new life with your baby and a time to dream of your…