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can taking folic acid increase your chances of getting pregnant

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
No.: It increases the chances your baby will not have neural tube defects. It's always a smart move to take Folic Acid during reproductive years, because ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
30 years experience Family Medicine
More complicated...: It won't help you get pregnant, but it may help you be healthy so you are better able to sustain a healthy pregnancy. I recommend taking a supplement ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fertility evaluation: If you have not been on birth control for 2 years then it is no longer in your system. If you have been trying to get pregnant without success for 12 ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: But you should do it anyway. Prenatal vitamins and folate (folic acid) are very important in having the healthiest pregnancy you can, but they do not ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes if you have any concerns or other medical issues. Either folic acid or prenatal vitamin is recommended.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Folate: The stell active folate is a form of folate (Folic Acid) that is reported to be more bioavailable. It contains 500 mcg of Folate. However 600 mcg p ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Folic acid: If you are on birth control and/or are sexually active, i recommend Folic Acid in the event that you do get pregnant. Studies have shown that Folic Ac ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
26 years experience Fertility Medicine
Sperm test first ...: 6 months isn't too long trying, but i'm guessing you got pregnant quickly with your first child. Your partner may have a lower sperm count than before ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Take folate (folic acid): The degree of acidity in Folic Acid supplements is tiny compared to the buffering capacity of the body. An taking folate (folic acid) is universally ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please do not take: Expired folic acid, Folic Acid is not expensive, and u do not take Folic Acid to help you get pregnant, the reason u take it is to help prevent neural ... Read More

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