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If you are expecting a baby or trying to conceive then you are probably aware the importance of folic acid in your diet. Doctors recommend that every woman of child-bearing age take at least 400 mcg every day. During pregnancy, the recommended daily dose jumps to 600-800 mcg. But because it's difficult to eat enough foods to supply the amount that experts recommend, mums-to-be need to take supplements.
WaterBaby has launched an innovative new way in which women can consume their daily recommended amount of Folic Acid (400mcg), as well as keep hydrated throughout all stages of pre conception, pregnancy and breast-feeding. Waterbaby is an everyday drink with 400mcg of folic acid as well as a blend of vitamins and minerals including zinc and calcium that are also an important part of a pregnant woman’s diet. This bottled water is designed to provide nutrition, care and hydration in one 500ml bottle.
A steady supply of folic acid reduces the risk of neural tube defect in babies, such as Spina Bifida, which can occur between days 25 and 29 of pregnancy. Many women are not even aware that they are pregnant when this defect occurs, so it is recommended that you start taking folic acid as soon as you stop using contraception.
Market research has shown that many women often struggle to take the tablet form of folic acid supplements because they are experiencing morning sickness. WaterBaby was developed as an alternative solution that makes the supplement much more palatable. The water based drink also contains a hint of citrus in order to help quench any nauseating feelings. WaterBabyis designed to fit conveniently into the modern day lifestyle, as an accessible drink to be consumed throughout the day rather than a tablet to be taken after meals.
Staying hydrated through a regular fluid intake has many benefits for a healthy pregnancy and breastfeeding mothers. Water can help to alleviate many common side effects of pregnancy, including constipation and haemorrhoids. It is extremely important for breastfeeding mothers to keep hydrated as approximately 88 per cent of breast milk consumed by the baby is water, which comes directly from the mother’s body.
A 500ml bottle of WaterBaby is to be consumed each day in order to receive the recommended amount of folic acid. The bottles are available as singles, a weekly pack and a 28 pack to last four weeks.
For additional information on WaterBaby or to place an order visit: www.mywaterbaby.com
For more information on why you need folic acid click here.