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how big are prenatal vitamins

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Start now.: Start before. There is no down side to pnv and only potential benefit.
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Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Definitely before!: The most important ingredient in prenatal vitamins is folic acid, proven to prevent neural tube defects. The most important time to take this is the f ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: That will be absolutely fine to get your daily dose of vitamins. Best wishes Dr M
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Absolutely vital: Please remember that you are feeding your baby as well as yourself and the vitamins are needed for both of you.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
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
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Vitamins: Yes, but why would they?
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A non pregnant: Woman can take them but if you are not preg or breast feeding a good multi-vitamin would be better.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Healthy baby: Folic acid (folate) is an important component of prenatal vitamins. It has been shown to decrease the risk of neural tube defects in women who get at ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
When pregnant: When they are pregnant . But you should start taking Folic Acid before pregnancy begins.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Talk to an OB: I'm going to assume that since you haven't already been given prenatal vitamins, you don't have an obstetrician yet. If you're pregnant, you need one ... Read More

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