A 31-year-old female asked:
I just had my appointment with a gynae and i was told that pre-natal vitamins should not be used as they do not make much of a difference. i wanted to get other doctors opinion on this. should one take the vitamins in the 9 months or not?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
73 viewsReviewed May 26, 2020
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Folic acid helps: Prenatal vitamins are just vitamins. If a woman is in good health with good nutrition, the added vitamins from prenatal vitamins are not noticeable to her body, because she is already getting enough of the vitamins from her diet. The vitamins don't help people get pregnant. Folic Acid (alone or with other vitamins) does help decrease the chance of a particular type of birth defect.
73 viewsAnswered May 26, 2020
Last updated May 26, 2020
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