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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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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Is it okay to take prenatal vitamins even if i'm not trying to get pregnant?

Is it okay to take prenatal vitamins even if i'm not  trying to get pregnant?

Yes: Prenatal vitamins are designed to contain lower levels of some ingredients, eg- vitamin a which can be toxic to the fetus. It makes them more expensive.. There is no benefit in taking them when not pregnant, but ther is definitely no harm. ...Read more

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Taking prenatal vitamins with dha and my dhea results came back high and also my progrestrone is high can i still get pregnant?

Taking prenatal vitamins with dha and my dhea results came back high and also my progrestrone is high can i still get pregnant?

Probably: DHA stands for decosa hexaanoic acid and is not related to di hydro epi androsterone. As long as you have regular cycles i don't see why you should not be able to get pregnant. Has your partner had a semen analysis, though? ...Read more

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Motherisk said 5 mg folic acid before conception Dr. said don't need until pregnant. Any harmful if I 2x on prenatal vitamins so I get 2mg?

Motherisk said 5 mg folic acid before conception Dr. said don't need until pregnant. Any harmful if I 2x on prenatal vitamins so I get 2mg?

Too late: you got to take folic acid before pregnancy. Neural tube is formed very early before you know that you are pregnant. to prevent neural tube defects you need to start on folic acid when you plan on getting pregn. You have several other issues. If you like you can make appointment. Our emphasis is on treating causes like asthma sinus issues and muscular issues. Please visit us at www.ehacstl.com ...Read more

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I've been trying to get pregnant but nothing works i even take the prenatal vitamins to help and i had cramps with no period ! why?! help:'(

Time: The vitamins will not affect fertility, they do prevent some birth defects. Sometimes it just takes time. If you have been trying for a while certainly there are some tests to help figure things out. But likely you will be pregnant in 3-6 months. ...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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If im irregular how can i get pregnant?and i took prenatal vitamins for two months

If im irregular how can i get pregnant?and i took prenatal vitamins for two months

Preg w irreg cycle: Pregnancy isn't impossible for you but it can be difficult, there are test that can potential help identify why your cycles are irregular. You need an evaluation by a qualified physician who can run tests & possibly treatment. Until then, continue your vitamin, have sex as often as you can & I hope lady luck grants you your wish! ...Read more

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If i take the rainbow prenatal vitamins can I get pregnant?

If i take the rainbow prenatal vitamins can I get pregnant?

Sure!: It's actually a great idea to start taking prenatal vitamins for a few months before conceiving, as problems that can occur from vitamin deficiencies while pregnant often occur in the first few weeks of pregnancy before you even realize you are pregnant. It will in no way affect your ability to conceive. ...Read more

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What are the recommended prenatal vitamins to help get pregnant. ?

What are the recommended prenatal vitamins to help get pregnant. ?

Are just vitamins: Prenatal vitamins are just vitamins. If a woman is in good health with good nutrition, the added vitamins from prenatal vitamins are not noticeable to her body. The vitamins don't help a person get pregnant. The Folic Acid in the prenatal vitamins does help decrease the chance of a certain type of birth defect. ...Read more

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I'm try to get pregnant taking prenatal vitamins and on fermotid 150mg but i'm not ovulating!

I'm try to get pregnant taking prenatal vitamins and  on fermotid 150mg but i'm not ovulating!

Infertility: I am assuming you are seeing a fertility specialist. If not, that is where you should start. Not all women will ovulate even on medications. There is evidence that shows accupuncture to be beneficial in inducting ovulation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant while taking prenatal vitamins and being sexually active?

Is it possible to get pregnant while taking prenatal vitamins and being sexually active?

Family practice : Yes you can get pregnant if you are only taking prenatal vitamins. They do not prevent pregnancy. You take them to help promote a good healthy pregnancy. ...Read more

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Im trying to concieve, to get pregnant but can I try the geritol or just take prenatal vitamins?

Im trying to concieve, to get pregnant but can I try the geritol or just take prenatal vitamins?

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

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I have not had a period for a long time now since i started taking prenatal vitamins i have my period again so now can i get pregnant?

Period: I don't think that your prenatal vitamins were the cause of it Starting again I think I would see a gynecologist to find out why you had no and if you are still able to get pregnant. ...Read more

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I'm taking prenatal vitamins, it contains 0.8 mg of folic acid. I heard that you need 1-5mg... Is that enough folic acid? Trying to get pregnant

I'm taking prenatal vitamins, it contains 0.8 mg of folic acid. I heard that you need 1-5mg... Is that enough folic acid? Trying to get pregnant

Should be enough but: Folic acid is important to take in the first weeks of pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects in your baby. For most people 0.8 mg is perfectly adequate. However, about 1/3 of people have genetic problems converting Folic Acid to the active form, l-5-methyltetrahydrofolate (l-5-mthf) so it may be prudent to take that form of folic acid. ...Read more

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Is it safe to try to get pregnant without starting prenatal vitamins or taking a weeks worth? I'm also finishing levaquin (levofloxacin) 3 days before ovulation.

Is it safe to try to get pregnant without starting  prenatal vitamins or taking a weeks worth? I'm also finishing levaquin (levofloxacin) 3 days before  ovulation.

Safe: Using prenatal vitamins, a multivitamin, or just Folic Acid for 2 months prior to pregnancy reduces your risk of having a baby with a neural tube defect or a cardiac defect. So take your vitamins! the fact that you are using Levaquin (levofloxacin) prior to ovulation doesn't change your risk. Safe to try and get pregnant? Probably. To decrease your anxiety take your vitamins and wait 'til next month. ...Read more

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