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A 22-year-old male asked:

7 ms pregnant wife wants to start taking omega3. i got 1200 mg holland&barret epa(648mg) dha(432mg) in three capsules. is it ok to take 3 caps. daily?

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Dr. Louise Andrew
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Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Follow package: instructions on maximal dosage. Omegas should be stopped about 2 weeks prior to delivery as they may interfere with labor and could cause increased bleeding. Since you can't predict exactly when delivery may be, stop at about 36 weeks to be sure.
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