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what supplements should i take while pregnant

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Prenatal vitamins: Please discuss any specific supplements/ herbals/ vitamins with your obstetrician before taking them.

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: Melatonin is a hormone that is produced naturally by the pineal gland in the back of the brain. It is produced when night falls and is related to circ ... Read More
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Dr. Natalie Geary
30 years experience Pediatrics
Confused: I am not able to assist unless I know what the " morphological defects" are.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Omega 3 may help with brain development and several prenatal vitamins have omega 3 in them now.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Beth Cook
Dr. Beth Cook answered
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
1st trimester nausea: The first trimester can be difficult due to nausea, vomiting and fatigue. Once the bhcg hormone levels plateau and begin to decrease, your symptoms wi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Certainly: Congratulations! magnesium is an essential nutrient and is especially important during pregnancy, where it can prevent high blood pressure (pre-eclamp ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Need more info: You have shared nothing about your diet, goals, or current status. Your best bet would be to consult a physician skilled in nutrition and integrative ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
18 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: There are currently no supplements designed to "stregthen" your back. The best way to strengthen your back is to start an exercise program focusing o ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Recommend : Reading "what to expect when you are expecting".
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
26 years experience Podiatry
Whey protein: Is the most useful. Some amino acids like creatinine can help too

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