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Doctor insights on: Can You Take Liquid Calcium While Your Pregnant

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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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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How much more calcium should I take while pregnant?

How much more calcium should I take while pregnant?

Yes, supplement: In addition to a well-balanced diet, calcium may be supplemented. 600-1200mg/day of calcium is appropriate. In addition, many women are deficient in vitamin d. 200-400iu of vitamin d, in addition to prenatal vitamin supplementation, should suffice. Your obstetrician may screen for vitamin d deficiency by doing certain bloodwork. There are many brands that combine calcium and vitamin d together. ...Read more

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Does it matter what type of calcium and prenatal supplements I take while pregnant?

Does it matter what type of calcium and prenatal supplements I take while pregnant?

Yes: Make sure it has the appropriate number of calcium and FOLATE_ you want at least 4mg of folate (folic acid) to prevent brain problems and spinal cord problems. I suggest you get the prenatal vitamins your OB dr suggests ...Read more

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I am approximately 3 months pregnant & currently taking prenatal & folic tablets. Should I take calcium tablets as well?

I am approximately 3 months pregnant & currently taking prenatal & folic tablets. Should I take calcium tablets as well?

Not Necessary: As long as your diet has adequate calcium in it and you are taking a good prenatal vitamin, there is no need for additional calcium supplementation. Good Luck with your pregnancy! ...Read more

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Can I take calcium, B12 and D3 vitamins while pregnant?

Can I take calcium, B12 and D3 vitamins while pregnant?

Vitamin D & calcium: It's probably a good idea to take calcium and possibly vitamin d3 while pregnant. Talk to your doctor about the dosage that is recommended for you. Unless you eat a vegan diet (no animal products) you probably don't need to take more vitamin B12 than is in prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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Can i take calmag supreme while pregnant. It has calcium magnesium vit c and acetycholine? It helps with calm nerves.

Can i take calmag supreme while pregnant. It has calcium magnesium vit c and acetycholine? It helps with calm nerves.

Ask obstetrician: Most vitamin and mineral supplements are safe. Beware of over the counter preparations especially herbal preparations which may contain unknown ingredients or chemicals which could be harmful. Always check with your obstetrician before taking any medicine or food if in doubt. ...Read more

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