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Can I give prenatal vitamins to my children

A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Zabukovic
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Other option better: No harm in it, really, but a prenatal vitamin doesn't contain the amount of calcium and vitamin d recommended for a woman this age. A multivitamin spe... Read More
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: yes, there's nothing wrong with doing this

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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Zabukovic
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Other option better: No harm in it, really, but a prenatal vitamin may not contain the amount of other vitamins and minerals (like calcium and vitamin d) recommended for t... Read More
Dr. Gerald Morris
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Vitamins: Yes, senior citizens can take Prenatal Vitamins. Be careful of the Iron content in those vitamins as they can cause upset stomach and even constipati... Read More
Dr. Lee Peter Bee
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Yes and no.: Prenatal vitamins containing various essential nutrients for the development of the fetus, especially Folic acid, and other B complex vitamins, which ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Probably no benefit: Vitamin supplements are unnecessary for the vast majority of people.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Probably: The vast majority of people get inadequate levels of vitamins and minerals from their diets, as the food we eat often is deficient in them. Thus, I re... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 34 years experience
It depends.: Prenatal vitamins contain iron as well usually. You may take them all together, but you may have less stomach upset if they are taken separately with ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
49 years experience
Missing vit D dose: No problem, 1 missed dose will not affect your baby, besides vitamins D in normally formed by the body from exposure of the skin to the sun. Try... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Unlikely: I've never heard of any vitamins causing breast tenderness. Vitamins are very unlikely to cause fatigue, gas or abdominal pain unless you're allergic ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Ideally with 5-MTHF: Most prenatals are fairly similar but there's a subtle yet important difference. About 30% of people can't convert Folic Acid to its active form, l-5-... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
A non pregnant: Woman can take them but if you are not preg or breast feeding a good multi-vitamin would be better.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Being Pregnant: Yes. Of course. I would believe that the prenatal book you bought or got at the beginning of your pregnancy will advise you to take prenatal vitamins ... Read More
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