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Vitamins That Is Good In Pregnant Women
Is the well woman plus omega 3 6 9 a good brand of one a day vitamin to take? Thinking about getting pregnant this year. Eating habits are not good.
I have checked out the ingredients and it looks like a very good quality multivitamin, better than most!
however, I am concerned that your eating habits are not good. Vitamins are not a substitute for a healthy diet. A good diet is crucial during pregnancy. Please start improving your diet now- limit sugars, artificial sweeteners & fried foods, have salads & more vegetables & fruits! Good luck! ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
None - Marketing: Vitamins extremely common all foods, reason humans have not retained just a single gene/protein to make each out of whatever we eat. Vitamins sales are big business with lots of marketing & exempted from scientific evidence in US: DSHEA act 1994. Best eat real food, not all the abundant processed pretend food. If specific vit. Deficiency suspected, measure from within body, set goal&target replace ...Read more
If I plan to get pregnant in the next few months what kinds of vitamins should I start taking? Or good foods to prepare my body and help my chances
It works on all: It can be taken by non pregnant females and it works as a supplement vitamin like any other. ...Read more
The ones you like: I recommend inexpensive over-the-counter vitamins to all my patients. You can choose the ones you like (tablets, gummies, chewables...). Prescription vitamins are not 'better.' You will likely get some different answers on this question. ...Read more
Nothing different: Nothing different than from the side effects if you are pregnant. (mostly GI upset). ...Read more
Many good ones but..: There are many good prenatal vitamins. One of the most important ingredients is folic acid, proven to prevent neural tube defects, but I have become aware of research suggesting that synthetic Folic Acid may increase breast cancer risk. Safest choice may be one that provides the natural 5-mthf form of folate such as basic prenatal by thorne research and prenatal pro by designs for health. ...Read more
Please go online: Or go to somewhere like whole foods there are many different good ones. ...Read more
Absolutely: If soon is still sometime this year, prenatal vitamins will provide an excellent source of folic acid, which when taken before conception, can reduce the risk of congenital anomalies (neural tube defects) and miscarriage. If soon is years from now then they are still a good multivitamin, if you are looking for this type of supplement. ...Read more
Iam 24 years old, Which food and veg is good during 2 month pregnancy and vitamins as well please?
Pregnancy: It is essential for pregnant women to take folic acid and iron supplements daily. Your OB doc will usually prescribe these. Folic acid prevents spina bifida, a failure of the spinal cord to fully develop. Iron prevents anemia as your blood volume increases in pregnancy. Eat a healthy balanced diet of protein, whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Drink milk daily. Avoid tobacco and alcohol. ...Read more
Today I found I'm pregnant I don't have medicade yet so can u perscribed vitamins which is good for me and my baby?
Over the counter: Prenatal vitamins do not require a prescription. There are many brands available at any pharmacy. You can buy them over the counter. ...Read more
Prenatal vitamins.: Look for a prenatal vitamin that contains 400 to 800 micrograms of folic acid, 30 milligrams of iron, 250 milligrams of calcium, at least 400 milligrams of magnesium, 400 to 800 international units of vitamin D, 2 milligrams of vitamin B-6, 50 milligrams of vitamin C and 30 milligrams of choline. Folic acid is particularly important, as it helps prevent neural tube birth defects. ...Read more
No don't have to but: It may be a good idea, but you don't have too. Many people do not eat a well balanced diet full of all the micronutrients that their bodies needs. Good nutrian is especially important during pregnancy. Vitamins help make up the difference. If you are getting everything your body needs from the foods you eat, then you do not need prenatal vitamins. Most woman are not so lucky. ...Read more
OK but far from best: Spring valley prenatals are probably better than nothing but I have reservations. The best thing about them is the low price. The things I don't like: it has synthetic vit e which is probably hazardous. It's loaded with chemicals like titanium dioxide, polyethylene glycol, gmo corn starch & artificial colors. If you can afford a better vitamin it's well worth it. See http://www. Multivitaminguide. Org. ...Read more
Probably not: I would stay away from "ultra-potency" vitamins in pregnancy. One has to be careful about vitamins that are potentially harmful to your fetus, such as vitamin a. Your ob/gyn should be able to review theses doses with you and you should take the bottle in to them so they can review these doses. ...Read more
I'm taking nature made multiprenatal vitamins. I'm 3 weeks pregnant. Is this a good vitamin to take? Is it ok to change vitamin brands? Can I take tum
Vitamins: Yes, yes, and yes to your questions. ...Read more
I'm 32.5 weeks and all during the pregnancy I've gained 2kg my weight now is 60kg, my blood tested good for vitamins, the baby is average size, that's ok?
Vit C and preg: Prenatal vitamins should be taken for pregnanacy. ...Read more
There is a:
Wide safety margin on vitamins.
Check the ingredients; these particular vitamins will tend to have a bit more calcium but otherwise not that different and a wide safety margin. Except for costing more, not really a problem.
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How good are pregnacare before conception vitamins, would they really increase chances of pregnancy?
No, but do take them: In developed countries, there is adequate food for everyone except an unlucky few. Thus, people generally do not suffer malnutrition, which means vitamin pills would not increase the number of pregnancies in the population. That means a healthy woman who has a balanced diet would not get pregnant any faster by taking vitamin supplements. The pills do benefit her baby, IF she were to get pregnant. ...Read more
Is emergen-c (i.E. High doses of vitamin c) harmful for pregnant women? What to do if you feel like you're getting sick?
Very safe unless...: Emergen-c is very safe for pregnant women to take. The only precaution is that some say that high doses of vitamin c (6-10 grams a day for several days) might induce a miscarriage in the first 4 weeks of pregnancy, though this is unproven. However, once someone is past the first 4-6 weeks of pregnancy there is no hazard to taking high doses of vitamin c, though this could cause loose stools. ...Read more
Is it true that pregnant women should stay away from colored tablets including prenatal vitamins because of metal (iron)?
Prenatal vitamins: Prenatal vitamins are generally "colored" and contain metals including iron. If there is any concern about color additive to the pnv, can read the label or ask the manufacturer. ...Read more
Can u give a pregnant women pepto-bismol? My niece is 12 weeks along and has been vomition eveytime she eats. Not a lot comes up. She can't even keep down the flintstones vitamins today. Would it be safe for her to take pepto-bismol for a couple days till
Pepto-bismol is categorized as a "class c" drug in pregnancy and should only be taken if specifically instructed to do so by your doctor. Only "class a and class b" medications are safe to take during pregnancy without a doctor's consent.
5 safe things your niece can do for her pregnancy associated nausea are:
- ginger - such as ginger tea or ginger ale
- saltine crackers - they absorb stomach acid and can help nausea
- eat small amounts of food frequently - eating too much food at once can trigger vomiting
- avoid odors that make you nauseous
- acupressure bands - there is a pressure point on the wrist that can alleviate nausea that an acupressure wrist band can trigger. ...Read more