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Can taking prenatal vitamins make you fertile?

Can taking prenatal vitamins make you fertile?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that your fertility hinges on your multivitamin intakes. Often your body is able to absorb important nutrients from the food we eat. A multivitamin may not be the determining factor. ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Can prenatal vitamins make you more fertile?

Can prenatal vitamins make you more fertile?

Maybe: Prenatal vitamins are there in part to reduce your risk of certain types of birth defects and provide things than may be missing in your diet. It is unclear whether the Folic Acid in the pills actually helps you to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Can prenatal vitamins make you spot?

Can prenatal vitamins make you spot?

Not likely: Prenatal vitamins are designed to be safe in pregnancy. They shouldn't make you spot. If you are spotting, you should see your Ob and find out why. ...Read more

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Can prenatal vitamins make you nauseated?

Can prenatal vitamins make you nauseated?

Trial and error.: Sure, many women report that prenatal vitamins increase their nausea. You can decide which pnv brand best suits your needs and causes the least nausea; many of my patients like the walgreen's pnvs. Centrum specialist pnvs are probably the best product. If you cannot tolerate any, you can simply take 1-5 mg of folic acid, 325 mg of ferrous sulfate, and 1-2 grams of calcium daily orally instead. ...Read more

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Should I take prenatal vitamins before/while we are trying to get pregnant? Which prenatal vitamins do you recommend?

Should I take prenatal vitamins before/while we are trying to get pregnant? Which prenatal vitamins do you recommend?

Healthy diet: I recommend a healthy diet with adequate protein, calories and calcium. Be sure to get enough folic acid (in most bread and cereal products) or take a folic acid supplement. You can always take a multivitamin, but focusing on a healthy diet will be better for you and your baby in the long run. ...Read more

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I'm not pregnant, however, if I take prenatal vitamins, will they make me fertile?

I'm not pregnant, however, if I take prenatal vitamins, will they make me fertile?

PNV: PNV do not affect your fertility at all - not more, not less - but they are very important for a healthy pregnancy. if you wish to become pregnant you should ideally begin PNV up to 3 months before you hope to conceive. If you have fertility problems though, they will not help. best. ...Read more

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Will taking prenatal vitamins while not pregnant make your period late?

Will taking prenatal vitamins while not pregnant make your period late?

Agree w Dr Khanna: This is not a cause. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can prenatals make you more fertile?

Can prenatals make you more fertile?

No: Prenatal vitamins help assure that nutritional deficiencies are taken care of. ...Read more

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Why do prenatal vitamins make you tired?

They do not: Prenatal vitamins do not make you tired. ...Read more

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Can you take vitamin d pills and prenatal vitamins when you are pregnant ?

Can you take vitamin d pills and prenatal vitamins when you are pregnant ?

Your prenatal: Shoudl have enough vit d in it vit d is fat soluable so it is posible to take too much, if u take extra. ...Read more

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When should you take prenatal vitamins?

When should you take prenatal vitamins?

Three months before: Three months before your pregnancy if you can anticipate. ...Read more

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How can I get pregnant?Will prenatal vitamins or vitex boost fertility?

How can I get pregnant?Will prenatal vitamins or vitex boost fertility?

Timed intercourse: The most efficient way to get pregnant is to have intercourse around the time of ovulation. Prenatal vitamins contain Folic acid which can decrease the risk of certain birth defects but they do not make you more fertile. ...Read more

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Do women hav to take prenatal vitamins while pregnant?

Do women hav to take prenatal vitamins while pregnant?

No don't have to but: It may be a good idea, but you don't have too. Many people do not eat a well balanced diet full of all the micronutrients that their bodies needs. Good nutrian is especially important during pregnancy. Vitamins help make up the difference. If you are getting everything your body needs from the foods you eat, then you do not need prenatal vitamins. Most woman are not so lucky. ...Read more

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