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Pharmaceutical Sciences
Volume 12 Issue 3, May 2022    Pages:11-16
Postnatal Supplement for Women using Natofer Kit Package  

Balaji. R, Ramamurthy. A, Devi Senthil, Vijayalakshmi.K and Lakshmi.K
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A mother requires rich source of vitamins and minerals in an extraordinary journey of giving birth to a new offspring. A perfect post-partum plan can support replenishing the nutrient stores in the body that a mother needs to thrive. The postnatal vitamin and mineral supplements provide adequate nutrition and ensure good health of mother and baby. The two incredibly demanding physiological processes such as recovery from the pregnancy and delivery and the lactation process for the newborn demands a good supply of vitamins and minerals. The fluctuating hormone levels make them feel more emotional and stressed during this time. However, full recovery from childbirth may take 6-8 weeks or even a few months. Breast milk composed of proteins, carbohydrates, lipids and all essential vitamins and minerals provides a complete nutrition for the newborn. Hence breastfeeding mothers should consume a balanced nutritious diet to meet these daily requirements. However, mothers benefit by the use of appropriate supplement that supply various required components to the mother as well as to the baby. This review aims at explaining the significance of the combination of minerals and vitamins that are prescribed as a nutritional supplement especially as a postnatal care. The role of each mineral and vitamins and their daily recommended intake are discussed. The Unique formulation named Natofer Kit meets the demand of the postnatal care. This cost effective unique packaging technique also overcomes the inadequate medication adherence with improved patient compliance. This review is an attempt to explain the significance of the vitamins and minerals being prescribed as a nutritional supplement named “Natofer Kit” for women during their postnatal care.
Keywords: Postnatal care, Multivitamins, Nutritional supplement, novel packing, hematinic.
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