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can I take biotin before I get pregnant

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Biotin and filicide acid should not interfere with your quest for pregnancy.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Yes: biotin is a safe water soluble vitamin that you can take when you are pregnant.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Better not to: It is better not to take biotin if you are pregnant. Taking a prenatal vitamin with folate (folic acid) is very important. Most people do not need bio ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Staci McHale
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Biotin in pregnancy: The amount of biotin that is in your prenatal vitamin is usually sufficient for your pregnancy. You should not need to take an extra biotin supplemen ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: But not likely to be effective so why even take something ?
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Recent research suggests up to 50% of pregnant women are deficient in biotin and deficiency can increase the risk of birth defects. 5000 mcg is a rela ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Should not be a problem.
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Safe & useless: Biotin is not doing you or your hair any favor. Wish you good health and a healthy baby!
A member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No : Way too much, please ask your OB any questions related to vitamins or food or diet related ?S as your OB knows your situation the best.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Childs
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Biotin: Barton is OK to take during pregnancy. Would suggest continuing a prenatal vitamin.
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