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Do prenatal vitamins contain hormones

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Not usually: They vary a bit, but in general, most contain at least: 400 mcg of folic acid, 400 iu of vitamin d, 200 to 300 mg of calcium, 70 mg of vitamin ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: But they are excellent to take for your pregnancy.
A female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
Prenatal Vitamins: No, but they contain folic acid 1 mg which has been shown to protect against neural tube defects such as spina bifida and contains iron and other vita ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Marketing NotReality: Vitamins extremely common all foods, reason humans have not retained just a single gene/protein to make each out of whatever we eat. Vitamins sales ar ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Diet/exercise: The prenatal vitamins and birth control pills are good. it would also be helpful if you ate lots of fresh fruits and vegetables and avoided fast food. ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Rec: Change Strategy: Why the belief, other than marketing, that you "need" extra vitamins? Buyer beware always applies; look for my answer “...Good idea to take a multivit ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience Family Medicine
Absolutely: Folic acid is a normal component of most prenatal vitamins. An adequate intake of Folic Acid can help prevent neural tube defects which can lead to sp ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Consider L-5MTHF: Prenatal vits. Contain enough Folic Acid for most people but about 1/3 of people have difficulty converting Folic Acid (which is synthetic) to the act ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
I do not: Like the formula. They contain 9 grams of carbohydrate and the amount of thiamin (as are the doses of all the vitamins) is too low to metabolize that ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Should be: If it is a recognized prenatal vitamin the people who make it know that the vit a should be present but not too high that is one reason u take a pren ... Read More
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