A 28-year-old male asked:
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is folic acid the only pill you have to take during pregnancy?

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Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: In pregnancy Folic Acid is recommended, prenatal vitamins, and omega 3 dha for fetal brain development. Your physician will tell you if you are anemic which many women are and need additional iron.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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