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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes, prenatal vitamins are fine -- however, are you also on some medicine for your depression? You don't list any, and vitamins alone will probably n ... Read More

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
NO: Prenatal vitamins just provide nutrients your diet is missing. Most western diets in the us have adequate nutrients, therefore the prenatal vitamins ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not likely: In the United States, a woman of childbearing age and in normal health is unlikely to have any significant vitamin deficiency that would decrease her ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
No: Vitamin therapy does not work that way
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Merchia
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Prenatal vitamins don't help you get pregnant. They are most helpful for Folic Acid supplementation which will help reduce neural tube defects, espec ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not likely: Are you asking if you would have a higher chance of getting pregnant taking growth hormone and vitamins? Possibly, if the growth hormone supplement an ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Better if you don't: Prenatal vitamins contain a lot of the same things, but in different quantities that are more appropriate to a mom than to a kid. They are also in fo ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take one: There are many brands of prenatal vitamins each with a slightly different compilation of vitamins. The best one to take is the one that you like. Fola ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Increased risk: Prenatal vitamins are formulated both to provide the expectant mother with what she needs herself, and to provide certain nutrients that decrease the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Eric Kelts
24 years experience Neurology
Possibly, but why?: You would probably be ok taking these vitamins, but I would recommend getting new ones. There is still some risk that the potency of the expired vita ... Read More

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