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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

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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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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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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?

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

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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