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Can Geritol Help You Get Pregnant
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
Hello.: Hello. Geritol is a brand of multivitamin which has extra iron and is manufactured by glaxo-smith-kline. Iron content is between 9.5 mg and 16 mg in tablets and liquid has 18 mg. It has been touted to help women become pregnant (anecdotal) however the average prenatal vitamin has about 30 mg of iron. Prenatal vitamins also have higher doses of Folic Acid which is very important. If you plan to get pregnant, prenatal vitamins are the way to go because of the added folate (folic acid). ...Read more
It couldn't hurt.: Geritol, or any vitamin supplement could help you conceive, in particular if you had some vitamin or iron deficiency that it helped to correct. However, if you have been unable to get pregnant, and have been trying for 12 years, then I feel you really need to see a doctor to talk with you, examine your, and do some tests to help figure out what is the problem. ...Read more
Can the combination of goat weed, geritol, and maca root help me get pregnant if I have a hormone surge?
No: Every culture has some rather unique ideas on how to help women get pregnant, which shows how much we humans value babies and the ability to have lots of them. It's safe to say, "none of those wild ideas actually work". Stay healthy, eat nutritious foods, be happy, be relaxed, have lots of sex around ovulation time, . . . And if that doesn't work after 6 months, call the doctor again. ...Read more
Hello I was wanting to know if its nothing wrong with my hormones will it be okay if I take the geritol vitamin because I am wanting to get pregnant?
Geritol: Will not help you get pregnant. There are better and cheaper vitamins available at any drug store. Try prenatal vitamins if you're trying to get pregnant. ...Read more
My husband and I are trying to get pregnant will it be okay if we take geritol vitamins if there is nothing wrong with my hormones?
Geritol: I cannot imagine what would be in geritol that would help you get pregnant. I do know that men do not need extra iron and iron is very tough on the liver. I would advise you not to use this product but especially that your husband not use this product. ...Read more
No: Geritol does not help you get pregnant. ...Read more
I'm taking Geritol vitamins, I heard you can get pregnant faster with them? Is it's true. But they makes me constipated a lot. Do I keep taking them
No & it's up to you: When I was growing up, Geritol brand of vitamins (http://www. Geritol. Com/geritol-complete) was advertised for older patients. I am not aware of any evidence that taking them will get you pregnant faster. Any iron supplement can make you constipated. If you're trying to get pregnant, consider switching to a prenatal vitamin that has extra folate (folic acid) in to reduce risk for spinal tube defects ...Read more
Prenatal vitamins: Prenatal vitamins contain the needed amounts of iron and folic acid. Folic acid 800 micrograms (0.8 mg) is the typical dose in prenatal vitamins. Recently dha has been added to prenatal vitamins which in some studies have showed that there is improved developmental outcomes in babies. You should start prenatal vitamins ahead of getting pregnant. ...Read more
I'm taking geritol multivitamin. I'm also taking a 800mg folic acid. Plus a vitamin b6. Can all these vitamins help me when im trying to get pregnant.
I was told that there is a baby in every bottle of geritol. So will geritol aide in getting pregnant?
while geritol is a vitamin and, I believe, an iron supplement, it is not a known to assist in getting pregnant.
I would want to know who advised you to use geritol and a slew of other questions about your health, your history with pregnancy and your menstrual history. I would also ask a detailed sexual history and std history to rule out any potential difficulties to getting pregnant. ...Read more
Hey! I'm trying to conceive but can't. Can gertol tonic help me get pregnant? Ah friend told me about it an says it work! Anyone I need help!
Pregnancy: It is unlikely that gertol will help you conceive. I suggest that you see a gyn. ...Read more
I had my period on nov 4th now I just got it back on 25th. And I have been trying to get pregnant and also been taking gertol is the normal?
Not sure: Is gertol tegretol? Is the pregnancy test positive? ...Read more
I have been taking geritol for 12 days which included the start of my period, which was sept 25. I had been having cramping and I woke up this morning bleeding. I am trying to get pregnant but Idk what this means. Can someone help me?
Multiple reasons: It can be multiple reasons, sometimes it can be miscarriage or just bleeding with pregnancy, I will get a blood pregnancy test ...Read more
No: Geritol is a group of vitamins for the elderly. Most multivitamins have very low dosis of vitamins in each pill so most of the time is not dangerouse to take them. Unless you have a serous disease of the kidney or liver or allergy to any of the components of geritol most likely won't hurt. ...Read more
I've not heard of anyone taking geritol liquid to stop a period. I'm assuming you are talking about the vitamin supplement, that is advertised for seniors.
If you are sexually active consider checking a pregnancy test if you missed your period. ...Read more
I started spotting 4 days before my expected cycle ending the day after my cycle I've been taking geritol complete pills what could this be?
Happens frequently: It is not unusual for a woman to have some irregularities in her menstrual cycle. This can occur randomly and if certain things are going on. Increased stress & certain medications can cause irregular spotting. Your age would be important to know because as we get older that also can cause irregular cycle. Causes such as fibroids, uterine overgrowth and hyperplasia are common causes to eval. ...Read more