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Can prenatal vitamins cause pregnancy symptoms?

Can prenatal vitamins cause pregnancy symptoms?

No not that: I know of, prenatal vitamins can cause nausea in some people whether they are preg or not , but they do not cause any other sxs associated with preg. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Can prenatal vitamins affect a pregnancy result?

Can prenatal vitamins affect a pregnancy result?

Vits: If your diet supplies all you need, the use of prenatal vits you and the baby need, they will have no effects. If you are deficient, they will improve the fetus's development. Problem is that most Americans eat a poor and deficient diet. You should absolutely eat a healthy diet with lots of fresh vegs and fruits every day. Be active no ETOH or Cigs or other drugs. Prenates are a good plan. ...Read more

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Is it bad to not take the prenatal vitamins during pregnancy?

Is it bad to not take the prenatal vitamins during pregnancy?

Better to take: Pnvs have benefits to both baby and mother- for moms, ensuring that depletion of iron, calcium and other nutrients is prevented is key. For babies, having folic acid, also calcium/ iron, and other essential nutrients fosters optimum growth and can help to prevent some birth defects. If moms don't take pnvs, they are missing out on these benefits. ...Read more

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Taking prenatal vitamins with hCG drops ncrease pregnancy?

Taking prenatal vitamins with hCG drops ncrease pregnancy?

Not likely: Are you asking if you would have a higher chance of getting pregnant taking growth hormone and vitamins? Possibly, if the growth hormone supplement and vitamins help your other hormones and help you be more balanced and you are still ovulating it might work. But there are better ways to go to improve chances of getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Sick to my stomach and was considering taking my prenatal vitamins from my recent pregnancy. What are recommended ones?

Nausea: Agree w dr. Zebro. In addition consider ginger. Slightly flattened ginger ale, ginger tea or nibbling on ginger. I can personally vouch for this remedy. ...Read more

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Why is calcium so low in prenatal vitamins? Should i take extra supplements (in addition to prenatal vitamins) before and during pregnancy?

Not required by FDA: Discuss this with your gynecologist. Depending on your gynecologist's interpretation of the literature, medical association/society recommendations he/she follows, and your diet the proper recommendation will be made. ...Read more

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Pregnancy test still positive hospital gave me prenatal vitamins it's been a month since I misscarried they can't tell if it's a new pregnancy ?

Pregnancy test still positive hospital gave me prenatal vitamins it's been a month since I misscarried they can't tell if it's a new pregnancy ?

Vitamins ok: It takes several weeks for the pregnancy hormone to be undetectable after a miscarriage, so your positive test is not unusual. However, if there is a chance that you could be pregnant, I suggest continuing the vitamins, at least until everything is sorted out. ...Read more

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During my pregnancy I took prenatal vitamins and notice my hair grew longer and fuller. Will prenatal vitamins give me same results not pregnant ?

During my pregnancy I took prenatal vitamins and notice my hair grew longer and fuller. Will prenatal vitamins give me same results not pregnant ?

Probably: The vast majority of people get inadequate levels of vitamins and minerals from their diets, as the food we eat often is deficient in them. Thus, I recommend that everyone take a quality multivitamin to insure we get the vitamins and minerals we need. While this is very important when pregnant, those who are not pregnant also need and benefit from vitamins. See http://tinyurl.com/mzrkbx8 ...Read more