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UltraBiotic Pregnancy Care
Pre- and Postnatal Probiotic Support



UltraBiotic Pregnancy Care is an innovative blend of evidence-based probiotics that supports the health of women during and after pregnancy.

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UltraBiotic Pregnancy Care
Pre- and Postnatal Probiotic Support

Serving Type: Capsule

Available In Sizes: 30 capsules, 60 capsules

An innovative, high dose, broad spectrum probiotic blend to support women and their babies during and after pregnancy. UltraBiotic Pregnancy Care contains probiotic organisms that support the maintenance of a healthy digestive, urogenital and immune system.[1-12] Maternal intake of probiotics during pregnancy and breastfeeding may also influence infant growth patterns[14], microbiota development[33-35] and decrease the incidence of mild atopic dermatitis/allergy symptoms in children in the first years of life.[6-8,36-38]

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  • Seven probiotic strains and 35 billion CFUs!
  • In conjunction with dietary counselling, probiotics may help to maintain normal healthy glucose levels in normoglycaemic women during and after pregnancy.[32]
  • Contains L. rhamnosus, which can influence the microbiota development in infants when given to pregnant women in late pregnancy and during breastfeeding.[33-35]
  • Maternal ingestion of probiotics may have a positive effect on infants’ health, including decreasing the incidence of mild atopic dermatitis/allergy symptoms in children in their first years of life.[6-8,36-38]
Each capsule contains:
Lactobacillus fermentum (CUL 67) 5 billion CFU*
Lactobacillus gasseri (Lg-36) 5 billion CFU
Lactobacillus plantarum (CUL 66) 5 billion CFU
Lactobacillus rhamnosus (CUL 63) 5 billion CFU
Lactobacillus salivarius spp. salivarius (CUL 61) 5 billion CFU
Bifidobacterium bifidum (CUL 20) 5 billion CFU
Bifidobacterium lactis (CUL 34) 5 billion CFU

*CFU = colony forming units.

Adults: Take 1-2 capsules daily or as directed by your healthcare practitioner. 

Take 1 capsule daily for maintenance of a healthy digestive, urogenital and immune system during pregnancy. 

Take 2 capsules daily to support a positive effect on infant health, including a decrease in the incidence of mild atopic dermatitis/allergy symptoms in your child in their first years of life. 

 

  • If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner.
  • Always read label. Use only as directed.

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An innovative, high dose, broad spectrum probiotic blend to support women and their babies during and after pregnancy. UltraBiotic Pregnancy Care contains probiotic organisms that support the maintenance of a healthy digestive, urogenital and immune system.[1-12] Maternal intake of probiotics during pregnancy and breastfeeding may also influence infant growth patterns[14], microbiota development[33-35] and decrease the incidence of mild atopic dermatitis/allergy symptoms in children in the first years of life.[6-8,36-38]

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An innovative, high dose, broad spectrum probiotic blend to support women and their babies during and after pregnancy. UltraBiotic Pregnancy Care contains probiotic organisms that support the maintenance of a healthy digestive, urogenital and immune system.[1-12] Maternal intake of probiotics during pregnancy and breastfeeding may also influence infant growth patterns[14], microbiota development[33-35] and decrease the incidence of mild atopic dermatitis/allergy symptoms in children in the first years of life.[6-8,36-38]

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