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A 19-year-old female asked:

Im 20yr married, planning to get pregnant! can i take iron tablets in pharmacy n start taking them for a healthy pregnancy or consulting is imp?

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Dr. Nonyelu Anyichie
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Healthy start pregnan: Take prenatal vitamin or folic acid. Up to 1 mg of folic acid daily is ok and not harmful. That is way more than enough. Eat healthy , maintain good weight no alcohol or drugs or smoking

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