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What is the definition or description of: prenatal vitamin?

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Dr. Michael Shapiro
Cardiology 23 years experience
Folic acid: Prenatal vitamins have most of the constituents of a regualr multivitamin but a higher dose of folci acid (at least 800 mcg). Folic acid is important to the fetus to make sure the neural tube develops normally. Best of luck!
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