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what does ferrous sulfate + folic acid do to pregnant women? can it help lessen nausea?

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Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
Prenatal vitamins: Iron(ferrous sulf) and Folic Acid are in a prenatal vitamin for supporting normal blood count and supporting proper fetal nerve development. They do not work for nausea or morning sickness. Try increasing fluids and ginger as a remedy.

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