Iron supplements
During pregnancy.

The need for iron is higher during pregnancy. During this time, the amount of blood in your body increases by 30-50%. As a result, your body needs more iron for the production of hemoglobin, which carries oxygen to the other cells of the body.

Research shows that many women’s diets do not contain enough iron to meet their daily needs. This is also true during pregnancy and especially in the second and third trimesters, when daily iron requirements can reach up to 30 mg per day.


It is estimated that 8/10 people experience side effects from oral iron².  Active Iron’s ground-breaking protein formula targets the site where the body naturally absorbs iron, helping to avoid gut irritation. Active Iron is clinically proven to provide 2X better absorption of iron sulfate³. As a result, Active Iron increases iron levels by 94% whilst helping to prevent the common side effects of iron, including nausea and constipation.

Meeting your iron needs during pregnancy.

Active Iron Pregnancy Plus

Active Iron Pregnancy Plus is the complete nutritional solution for mum & baby.

Active Iron Pregnancy

There is an increased need for iron during pregnancy, with blood volume increasing by up to 50%.

Active Folic

Active Folic supports normal blood formation during pregnancy

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