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What vitamin supplements should be taken during fourth month of pregnancy?

What vitamin supplements should be taken during fourth month of pregnancy?

Prenatal s: A basic prenatal vitamin is all that is required in an otherwise uncomplicated pregnancy. In select pregnancies the prenatal should be supplemented with Folic Acid (4mg/day). In particular those pregnancies at risk for spina bifida. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Katz
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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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Could it be a good idea to take specially formulated vitamin supplements during pregnancy?

Could it be a good idea to take specially formulated vitamin supplements during pregnancy?

Prenatal vitamins: Yes - you want to ensure that there is adequate folate, (folic acid) calcium & iron in the formulation. Vitamin a may be lower. ...Read more

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I'm 17 weeks pregnant, been dealing w/ a severe cold/flu for a week w/o any improvements, also anemic. Not sure if that prolongs course of viral infx. How can I get better faster? Ok to take Emergen-C in pregnancy?

I'm 17 weeks pregnant, been dealing w/ a severe cold/flu for a week w/o any improvements, also anemic. Not sure if that prolongs course of viral infx. How can I get better faster? Ok to take Emergen-C in pregnancy?

Cold: Hi, Congratulations on being pregnant. Unfortunately, there is not much you can do about a viral illness. Especially, one week into it. However, it may be a good idea for you to see your doctor and make sure that nothing else is going on. Best of luck and thank you for checking with HealthTap ...Read more

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Is nauzene safe during pregnancy?

Is nauzene safe during pregnancy?

Yes: It's basically just sugar and aspartame (nutrasweet). As long as you don't have phenyketonuria, you can take it. I am not a fan of aspartame anytime, and i think it's especially important to avoid as many artificial chemicals during pregnancy as possible, so i wouldn't recommend nauzene. There are other nausea treatments that i'd use first (try ginger tea). ...Read more

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Is brinjal during pregnancy safe?

Is brinjal during pregnancy safe?

Yes: By Brinjal, do you mean Eggplant? Only in the Indian cultures Brinjal is suggested to be avoided during pregnancy (Ayurveda) A normal eggplant has lots of vitamin A, dietary fiber iron. These are essential nutrients that are needed during pregnancy. It is believed that eggplants contain large amounts of phytohormones that may cause contractions so use your judgement. Moderation is key. ...Read more

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Is prospan safe during pregnancy?

Is prospan safe during pregnancy?

Prospan is a dried: Ivy leaf extract in syrup form that is used to treat bronchial inflammation ; cough. It is pregnancy category c. Drugs.Com defines fda category c as “animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus ; there are no adequate ; well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.” don't recommend use. ...Read more

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Is taking recola during pregnancy safe?

Is taking recola during pregnancy safe?

Lozenge: If you are referring to the throat lozenge ricola, then the answer is most definitely yes. ...Read more

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