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A 34-year-old female asked:

I'm currently taking a daily prenatal vitamin. is it ok to also take a daily biotin supplement? thank you!

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
So I don't really: know if you are taking prenatal vitamins in case you get pregnant or actually are pregnant. Biotin would be considered safe in pregnancy, but it is best to consult your prenatal physician/midwife before adding any supplement. Biotin/B7 can be found in cauliflower, yeast, egg yolk, avocado, raspberries, salmon, etc--the best sources. Some women feel biotin may prevent postpartum hair loss.

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Last updated Jul 4, 2017

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