For pregnancy

30 capsules

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Suitable for

Vegetarian

Vegetarian

Vegan

Vegan

Gluten free

Gluten free

During pregnancy

During pregnancy

During breastfeeding

During breastfeeding

Overview

OptiBac Probiotics 'For pregnancy' is a natural probiotic supplement with added prebiotic FOS fibres, specially formulated for use during and after pregnancy, from conception through to early motherhood. Contains three high quality strains, scientifically researched in hundreds of pregant and breastfeeding women, and proven to reach the gut and vagina alive.

Strains & active ingredients

  • Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001
  • Lactobacillus acidophilus La-14®
  • Bifidobacterium lactis HN019
  • Product description

  • How to use

  • Ingredients

  • Help & advice

  • Reviews

  • Product description

    Who is it for?

    Especially for use in pregnancy, from conception through to birth and early motherhood, to help support digestive function and vaginal health, as well as general well-being*. 

    Good to know:

    • Each capsule provides 12 billion CFU friendly bacteria + 30 mg FOS fibres - the billions count is guaranteed until end of expiry.
    • Contains three premium probiotic strains Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001, Lactobacillus acidophilus La-14® and Bifidobacterium lactis HN019 which have been trialled in hundreds of pregnant and breastfeeding women.
    • All three strains are scientifically proven to survive stomach acidity and reach both the gut and the vaginal tract alive. 
    • Bifidobacterium lactis HN019 has been shown to help support immune health and overall digestive function, including improving regularity*. 
    • Maternal supplementation of L. rhamnosus HN001 may have beneficial immune effects for both mother and baby*.
    • Lactobacillus acidophilus La-14® has been shown to support vaginal health in pregnancy*.
    • Suitable for pregnant women from conception through to birth and for breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding women post birth.
    • Suitable for those on a vegetarian, vegan, dairy free or gluten free diet and for those with coeliac disease.
    • Sugar free
    • GMO free
    • Free from artificial flavourings or colourings typically found in other food & drinks containing friendly bacteria.
    • Easy to take on the go – no refrigeration required. Capsules can be opened and contents taken alone.
    • Recommended for daily use.
    • Available in one pack size of 30 capsules.
    • Winner of Janey Loves Platinum Award 2020

    Please note: This is a food supplement and is not intended to prevent, treat or diagnose any medical conditions.

  • How to use

    Instructions for use 

    Food supplement suitable for pregnant women from conception through to birth and for breastfeeding and non-breastfeeding women post birth with the following recommendations:

    • Take 1 capsule daily with food, preferably with breakfast, or as professionally directed.
    • For anyone unable to swallow capsules, the capsule can be opened and contents mixed with a cold meal or beverage.
    • Do not exceed recommended daily dosage.
    • May be taken on an ongoing basis or as professionally directed.
    • For best results use daily.

    Food supplements should not be used as a substitute for a healthy diet and lifestyle. Those taking any medication or with serious medical conditions should consult a doctor before use. OptiBac supplements will not cause dependency and may be used on an ongoing basis.

    pregnant woman with For pregnancy probiotics

    Storage

    Like the rest of the OptiBac range, 'For pregnancy' does not require refrigeration. Store in a cool, dry place below 25°C and out of direct sunlight.

    Safety

    Probiotics are not recommended for those with serious medical conditions e.g. those who are severely immunosuppressed, have pancreatitis, are in the ICU, have melaena, have a central venous catheter or patients with open wounds following major surgery; unless under a doctor's care.

    Keep out of reach and sight of children.

  • Ingredients

    Ingredients for pregnancy supplement fact panel

    • Live probiotic cultures: Lactobacillus rhamnosus HN001, Lactobacillus acidophilus La-14®, Bifidobacterium lactis HN019
    • Corn starch
    • Vegetarian capsule: hydroxypropyl methylcellulose
    • Fructooligosaccharides (FOS 30mg)
    • Anti-caking agent: vegetable magnesium stearate

    Check bottom of pack for Best Before date.

    Suitable for vegetarian, vegan, dairy free and gluten free diets.

  • Help & advice

    Talk to our experts

    If you have a specific question or need some advice on which product to choose please email enquiries@optibacprobiotics.com or click on the link below for our contact form

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  • Reviews

    Customer reviews

    • After having an emergency c-section with my third baby, I ended up with an infection in the wound which required antibiotics. The antibiotic messed up my digestion as I experienced bloating, discomfort and burning sensation in my stomach. My newborn also reacted badly as I was and still am exclusively breastfeeding, initially it made her experience several bowel movements in a matter of hours then the following weeks after she was only moving her bowl once a week and she broke out in eczema. During this time I also started to experience very low moods, not full on depression but definitely on a tipping point. I spoke with my friend Sarah, a nutritionist, about my symptoms and experience, she recommended these probiotics. Within a matter of days taking them my mood significantly improved, I felt the like a fog over me had been lifted and I could smile from the inside and enjoy my baby. I also got her the newborn probiotic drops, which are so much more convenient to give than the sachets, and within days her bowels started moving daily again and her skin has improved tenfold. If you are experiencing any of the issues I have described, I would highly recommend these probiotics and the baby drops they have been amazing for me and my daughter. I recently ran out and after a week or so the bloating came back, I quickly repurchased and once again symptoms have disappeared! I know its going to take a while for my gut to be fully rebalanced again but I am super confident its on the road to recovery with these.

      Ami - 19th October 2020

    • I started taking the probiotics soon after having my third child, whom I breastfeed. I’ve noticed a difference in my energy levels, I’m waking earlier and feeling refreshed in the morning and not sluggish as before. My energy is better throughout the day and my skin has been clearer, brighter and smoother. I’m ordering more as I really have felt the benefits of taking these probiotics and am starting my children on them also.

      Hayley Bystram - 6th September 2020

    • I’m really happy with the results so far from taking these probiotics. For the first 14 weeks of pregnancy my skin was so bad , after taking these for two weeks my skin has fully cleared up! I also have noticed I haven’t been bloated as I was before and have a lot more Energy. Fully recommend these!

      Ellis - 1st September 2020

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