A 23-year-old female asked:
Is fish oil good? and can i take fish oil and prenatal together? also is this good before pregnancy?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 51 years experience
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Pediatrics 45 years experience
Yes: The short short answer to all three questions would be a yes. Due to reported frauds in products for supplements, vitamins etc, from stores like GNC as audited by the FDA, just make sure you are getting your bank for your buck.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Is it good to take fish oil pills when pregnant?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Doesn't hurt. : Prior studies showed an association between fish consumption and better neurodevelopmental outcomes. However, more recent information specifically regarding fish oil supplements has not shown the same benefit. While there is no real safety concern, you may be spending money without having much of an effect. I recommend pregnant women consume fish oil by regularly eating fish that is low in mercury.
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Last updated May 3, 2015
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