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Can I take prenatal vitamins and iberet at the same time?

Can I take prenatal vitamins and iberet at the same time?

Should be: Ok. Just little extra on the vitamins. What your body needs it will use. What it doesn't it will excrete. Talk to you doctors And let them know you are on both ...Read more

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Can I take prenatal vitamins at night, without food? Anything else makes me sick.

Can I take prenatal vitamins at night, without food? Anything else makes me sick.

Yes!: While its ok to take vitamins at night without food. It's important to remember that certain vitamins are far soluble. That means that they will not be absorbed well if you are on an empty stomach. So, if you eat dinner a little earlier and then take your vitamins at bed time, it should be ok ...Read more

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Can I take prenatal vitamins and collagen at the same time?

Can I take prenatal vitamins and collagen at the same time?

Not a good idea: As collagen vitamins contain higher doses of vitamin c and vitamin a, it can cause side effects like nausea and other side effects and if you are pregnant it is not a good idea to combine these two together. ...Read more

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I am trying for get pregnet 9 month but I am not what can I do please help me and I take prenatal vitamins three month ago but nothing happing?

I am trying for get pregnet 9 month but I am not what can I do please help me and I take prenatal vitamins three month ago but nothing happing?

Pay attention to your diet: Poor diet is a common cause of infertility. Both you and your husband should pay attention to this, get adequate rest and exercise, stop "trying to get pregnant" and concentrate your relationships midway between periods when ovulation occurs. ...Read more

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Should I take prenatal vitamins if I'm breastfeeding?

Should I take prenatal vitamins if I'm breastfeeding?

Yes: Absolutely. Many women are vitamin d deficient which will contribute to vitamin d deficiency in the baby (rickets). The baby should also receive a vitamin d supplement. ...Read more

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If I take prenatal vitamins, will I be able to get pregnant easier?!

If I take prenatal vitamins, will I be able to get pregnant easier?!

Not necessaraly: The prenatal vitamins cannot hurt your chances, but they are designed to help support the needs your body has during pregnancy & replenish items your fetus will take from you. On the chance you have a vitamin deficiency, they will help you stay healthy, but I wouldn't count on them increasing your chances. ...Read more

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Should I take prenatal vitamins before/while we are trying to get pregnant? Which prenatal vitamins do you recommend?

Should I take prenatal vitamins before/while we are trying to get pregnant? Which prenatal vitamins do you recommend?

Healthy diet: I recommend a healthy diet with adequate protein, calories and calcium. Be sure to get enough folic acid (in most bread and cereal products) or take a folic acid supplement.

You can always take a multivitamin, but focusing on a healthy diet will be better for you and your baby in the long run. ...Read more

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When do I take prenatal vitamins if breastfeeding?

When do I take prenatal vitamins if breastfeeding?

Daily: You can start taking vitamins immediately and continue on a daily basis. ...Read more

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Can I take prenatal vitamins to help my hair grow without being pregnant?

Can I take prenatal vitamins to help my hair grow without being pregnant?

Yes, but: You can take prenatal vitamins anytime. Even men can take prenatal vitamins without any harm. (but it won't make your hair grow - sorry!). ...Read more

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When I take prenatal vitamins tablet my urine turns yellow but but I take the prenatal softgel caples my urine stays the same can you tell me why?

When I take prenatal vitamins tablet my urine turns yellow but but I take the prenatal softgel caples my urine stays the same can you tell me why?

A couple things: Do they have the same mix of vitamins and amounts? Also they might use some type of yellow dye in creating the tablets. ...Read more

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I'm not pregnant, however, if I take prenatal vitamins, will they make me fertile?

I'm not pregnant, however, if I take prenatal vitamins, will they make me fertile?

PNV: PNV do not affect your fertility at all - not more, not less - but they are very important for a healthy pregnancy. if you wish to become pregnant you should ideally begin PNV up to 3 months before you hope to conceive. If you have fertility problems though, they will not help. Best. ...Read more

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Can I take prenatal vitamins for hairloss I recently had a baby 4 months ago and my hair been falling like leaves on tree!?

Can I take prenatal vitamins for hairloss I recently had a baby 4 months ago and my hair been falling like leaves on tree!?

Alopcia after childb: Alopecia (hairloss) after childbirth is rare, however it could happen if you had a rather difficult delivery or you have post-partum depression. Taking your prenatal vitamins probably would not help with alopecia but would not hurt anything either. Alpecia may be related to hormonal imbalance and it may be a good idea to check with your physician to explore possiblt thyroid or pituitary problems. ...Read more

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What happens if I take prenatal vitamins when I'm not pregnant, does it help grow hair?

What happens if I take prenatal vitamins when I'm not pregnant, does it help grow hair?

If deficient in a: Mineral or vit it might. Get adequate sleep, avoid excess sugar & fat, v carbonated drinks, eat enough protein, exercise regularly. Insure you have adequate Iron (like kale & other dark green leafies), Omega 3 fatty acids (like walnuts), vit. E (fruits & veggies), D & B vitamins, biotin & zinc. Avoid sulfates & formaldehyde in shampoos, excessive blow dry heat & curling irons. ...Read more

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Food aversions and I'm 8w pregnant. I mostly snack/eat on bread and cheese. I take prenatal vitamins. Should I worry about my baby's development?

Food aversions and I'm 8w pregnant. I mostly snack/eat on bread and cheese. I take prenatal vitamins. Should I worry about my baby's development?

Nausea ; vomiting: Eating a healthy diet during prengnacy is very important. However some women at the begining of pregnancy develop what is called nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, and its due to the hormonal changes. Try separating foods from liquids, avoid spicy food, avoid strong odors, take your prental vitamin or Folic Acid and consult your obgyn on how to improve your diet. Try soft foods like mashed potatoes. ...Read more

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Can I take prenatal vitamins and DHA with Amox-Clav? Do vitamins decrease abx?

Can I take prenatal vitamins and DHA with Amox-Clav? Do vitamins decrease abx?

See obstetrician: Your choice of supplements for pre-natal state does not appear to be healthy, especially DHA. You ought to consult an obstetrician for proper pre-natal care.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I'm generally healthy, planning pregnancy, 32 y.O. 1) what's the recommended dosage of folic acid? 2) should I take prenatal vitamins?

I'm generally healthy, planning pregnancy, 32 y.O. 1) what's the recommended dosage of folic acid? 2) should I take prenatal vitamins?

Pre-Pregnancy: You should take 800-1000 mcg of frolic acid daily while you are trying to conceive. Most daily multivitamins for women have that amount. You really don't need a prenatal now. Good luck! ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with major depressive disorder, appetite lost. Can I take prenatal vitamins though I'm not pregnant to replace those lost?

I've been diagnosed with major depressive disorder, appetite lost. Can I take prenatal vitamins though I'm not pregnant to replace those lost?

Yes: Yes, prenatal vitamins are fine -- however, are you also on some medicine for your depression? You don't list any, and vitamins alone will probably not be enough to help your depression. If you haven't already, please consult a psychiatrist -- if this psychiatrist does not also do talk therapy, you'll benefit from seeing a psychologist as well. ...Read more

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20 weeks pregnant and have struggled with fruits and vegetables all along. I take prenatal vitamins everyday. Have I harmed my baby by doing this?

20 weeks pregnant and have struggled with fruits and vegetables all along. I take prenatal vitamins everyday. Have I harmed my baby by doing this?

Probably not: Taking prenatal vitamins should provide most essential nutrients, though protein ; essential oils are important too. Fruits ; vegetables are also helpful, but many women eat little in early pregnancy due to morning sickness yet still have healthy babies. But do your best to get fruits ; vegetables from here on out (organic if possible). Consider a powder like greens plus organic wild berry powder. ...Read more

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Is it okay if I take prenatal vitamins if I'm not pregnant or breastfeeding anymore? I stopped breastfeeding recently but still have vitamins left.

Is it okay if I take prenatal vitamins if I'm not pregnant or breastfeeding anymore? I stopped breastfeeding recently but still have vitamins left.

Prenatal vitamins: It's good to continue with prenatal vitamins after the delivery and completion of breast feeding to make up for the loss of these elements during the pregnancy and breast feeding. In spite of the name prenatal vitamins they can be used after the pregnancy and breast feelings are over as they are excellent source for Iron and vitamins. ...Read more

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Can I take prenatal vitamins while taking ativan (lorazepam)? I have bad anxiety attacks but im trying healthier ways to cure it. I just had a baby.

Can I take prenatal vitamins while taking ativan (lorazepam)? I have bad anxiety attacks but im trying healthier ways to cure it. I just had a baby.

Absolutely!: Yes, and I encourage it. Pnv's are pretty good. You can also get one with dha and iron in it (if you have any traces of iron deficiency). Other natural supplementation that you can use is magnesium, gaba, and l-theanine. These should also be safe if you are breast-feeding. I approve of your attempts to deal with the problem with natural means first. Good luck! ...Read more

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What would happen if I take prenatal vitamins, birth control pills & iron pills at the same time?

What would happen if I take prenatal vitamins, birth control pills & iron pills at the same time?

Nothing bad: Vitamins are vitamins.
Iron is iron
birthcontol pills are just that.
They can all mix just fine. ...Read more

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I am on Prozac (fluoxetine) (Anti-depressant), and I'm 4 months pregnant. I was wondering if along with my anti-depressant medicine can I take prenatal vitamins?

I am on Prozac (fluoxetine) (Anti-depressant), and I'm 4 months pregnant. I was wondering if along with my anti-depressant medicine can I take prenatal vitamins?

Discuss w/ providers: Both your mental health and OBGYN doctors need to weigh in on this and help you have the best care. You need to get them both onboard - they'll respect you for your responsibility and management skills - I would! Urge them to consider the issue if they seem unsure. It's their responsibility to do this sort of consulting. Best wishes - congratulations! ...Read more