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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
The massive doses: Of vitamin c required to abort a pregnancy would also be toxic to the mother. This is not safe!

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Smith
41 years experience Family Medicine
Sweet potatoes: Vitamin A exists in two forms in foods. ANIMAL based food like beef liver, or fish contain the form of vitamin A known as RETINOL, while PLANT sourc ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Twice a week enoug: Recommendation are to take 700 micrograms of vitamin A during pregnancy.1cup of cooked sweet potato contain 1922 micrograms of vitamin.If you are taki ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
NONE!: It is important to have adequate vitamin a in pregnancy- not enough can cause fetal growth retardation & blindness. The only hazard is more than 10, 0 ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Water and fiber: Drink extra water and take a fiber supplement or Miralax (polyethylene glycol). Some prenatal vitamins one with stool softeners
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nutrition: Sometimes, especially in early pregnancy, nausea prevents women from taking adequate amounts of vitamins from diet alone. It is also very important to ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: you can take during pregnancy.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Every bottled water has different ingredients, so it is hard to say for sure, some may have some herbs or chemicals that raise your blood pressure, be ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
24 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: Avoid folic acid. Use folinic acid or metafolin instead. Check random urinary iodine (should be 100). Check rbc magnesium (should be in upper half or ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes, but food better: Absolutely everything you need in your diet for your baby's healthy growth can be found in food. While all essential vitamins and minerals can be foun ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Rock
72 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
When known pregnant: This may sound a bit iconoclastic, but if you eat well and exercise sufficiently, vitamins are really only a supplement. Taking a good multivitamin da ... Read More
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