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Im taking geritol multivitamin. Im also taking a 800mg folic acid. Plus a vitamin b6. Can all these vitamins help me when im trying to get pregnant.

Im taking geritol multivitamin. Im also taking a 800mg folic acid. Plus a vitamin b6. Can all these vitamins help me when im trying to get pregnant.

Not exactly: They will not increase your chances of getting pregnant unless you are malnourished or vitamin deficient. It is recommend to start a prenatal and folic acid supplements if you plan to get pregnant as most pregnancies are discovered for the first several weeks. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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


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Could 100 mg vitamin B6 be taken when pregnant?

Could 100 mg vitamin B6 be taken when pregnant?

Yes, but why?: Have your obstetrician recommend a good multivitamin for you as folate (folic acid) is the most important vitamin to have adequate levels of during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take vitamin B6 while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take vitamin B6 while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Vitamin b6 is very safe, though there is evidence that doses over 200 mg can occasionally cause neuropathy. However, there is no good reason to take doses higher than 200 mg. ...Read more

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Does vitamin B6 and vitamin C helps maintain progesterone levels in early pregnancy?

Does vitamin B6 and vitamin C helps maintain progesterone levels in early pregnancy?

Possibly: The research was done in 1972 on animals. Other nutrients may be even more important. The goal is to prevent deficiencies. Zinc is very important for the production of Progesterone and vital for the developing fetus. Vitamin d deficiency is very common and restoring vitamin d to normal levels increases successful pregnancies. Eat healthy, sleep well, de-stress and move frequently. ...Read more

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I am 33 weeks pregnant and my routine blood work showed very low levels of Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate: 12.8 nmol/L). VitB12 & Folate were within normal range. Is this dangerous for my baby?Is the result reliable?I havent spoken to my OB yet...

I am 33 weeks pregnant and my routine blood work showed very low levels of Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate: 12.8 nmol/L). VitB12 & Folate were within normal range. Is this dangerous for my baby?Is the result reliable?I havent spoken to my OB yet...

Probably not: Folate (folic acid) and Vit B12 deficiency is associated with more serious complications likeneural tube defects and spina bifida etc. while B6 is an important vessential vitamin, its effect on pregnancy is not as dramatic and usual prenatal supplement should satisfy its requirement. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Wallace
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Pyridoxine (Definition)

Pyridoxine is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


Dr. Chad Levitt
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Vitamin B6 (Definition)

Vitamin B6 is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more