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How long should I take prenatal vitamin before trying to conceive

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prenatal vitamins: Hi Jean, How nice to prepare for an upcoming pregnancy. I usually prescribe my patient prenatal vitamins because they have a little 'extra' when it ... Read More
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prenatal vitamin: Prenatal vitamins contain all the cofactors that a developing fetus will need including folic acid.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Recommended: When taking prenatal vitamins when trying to conceive it is a good idea to supplement DHA as well.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probable not: But try taking the vitamin in the evening. If you have a 28 day cycle, your most fertile days are around the the 14th day of your cycle, try to have ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yolanda Wade
27 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to your doctor: While Vitex may help support progesterone, it is not proven to be enough to help to maintain pregnancy in women with insufficient levels of progestero ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Like other calcium supplements, don't overdo it.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Don't take at night!: This isn't exactly "normal" but not unheard of, as prenatal vits have B complex which can be stimulating & can cause insomnia. Just because you ta ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
please see your: Gyn for a workup as u need a pelvic ultrasound and blood work, and u need to make sure u have no uterus problems before u conceive.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Snunit BEN - OZER
31 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes.good if normal: If you do not conceive in 6 months to a year you should be evaluated. Can always do it sooner.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You can go ahead: and start taking prenatal vitamins now (they have extra folate). Good luck !
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Three months prior: to conceiving is a good plan, or as soon as possible prior.
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