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How Much Vitamin B6 Should A Pregnant Woman Take
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
I'm taking nature made multiprenatal vitamins. I'm 3 weeks pregnant. Is this a good vitamin to take? Is it ok to change vitamin brands? Can i take tum
Vitamins: Yes, yes, and yes to your questions. ...Read more
Dr. Is it ok for a woman who is trying to get pregnant take vitamin e, folic acid and multi vitamin every day?
Probably: "Eye supplements" often contain a large number of vitamins/micronutrients which may overlap with ingredients in a prenatal vitamin to result in higher-than-recommended doses of certain ingredients. Excess vitamin C is removed by the kidneys, but not all excesses can be removed by the body so easily. It would be better to take a daily prenatal vitamin and no further supplements while pregnant. ...Read more
I want to be pregnant, is it safe to take multivitamins with 400mcg folic acid prescribed for pregnant women even if i'm not?What do u suggest to take?
For twin pregnancy, how much iron do I need. My prenatal has 9 mg, do I need additional iron? Is it safe to take extra 25 mg as ferrous fumarate?
B12 is safe: Any amount of b 12 is safe since excess is eliminated-but more than contained in a prenatal vitamin is wasted some iron is advisable and again any amount is safe since only a small portion is absorbed. A practical dose for most patients is the usual prenatal vitamin once daily and one additional iron pill after a later meal. ...Read more
Prenatal check ups: I hope you are going to a Obstetrics(OB) doctor who will monitor your pregnancy and provide you with regular use of supplements(iron and vitamins) which are essential for your and your baby's health. If you do not have such a doctor you can see your PCP. Iron dose is typically 3..mg by mouth(pills) daily, unless otherwise advised by your OB doctor. ...Read more
Vitamin D: Depends on many factors e.g. Age, amount of skin exposed to sun rays daily, use of sun blockers, time of day that skin is exposed, race, location, and other factors. The best source of vitamin d is that which your body makes from exposure of the naked skin to the sun rays. If this is not optimal then vit. D supplementation is necessary. Keep the blood level above 40 but below 90 for safety. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Alot: First of all it is important to establish if your anemia is purely from iron deficiency. There are many causes of anemia with iron deficiency being the most common, other causes of anemia include B12 deficiency, Folic Acid deficiency and other ilnnesses. Patient's with pure iron deficiency needd a large quantity of irin to replace depleted body stores in addition to building up their blood. ...Read more
Yes: Having hypothryroidism does not affect your need for vitamins. The only concern is that taking calcium supplements can interfere with absorption of thyroid hormone, so if the penatal vitamin has calcium take it at least 2 hours after taking thyroid. Also, i advise having your doctor check your free T3 level- if not in the upper half of the normal range consider adding liothyronine (t3). ...Read more
Is it safe to take vitafusion women's multivitamin when pregnant? It also contains Vit A which I understand isn't safe to take in pregnancy.
Luteal phase 9-11 days. Am taking 100mg vitamin b6, mum to be multivitamin and a vit c. Safe to do so when trying to conceive?
Why would my OB tell me to take Vitamin B6 with Unisom for nausea, when the B6 bottle says NOT intended for use by pregnant women?
Its diclegis: Most likely your insurance company did not cover the first line treatment for nausea in pregnancy which is Diclegis. Some Obgyns will work around this insurance issue by prescribing the components of Diclegis separately. You can contact your Obgyn and clarify if this was the reason. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi there i'm trying to get pregnant but my period circle is not regular what can i do and what vitamin B6 can i take.
Failure to conceive: At age 32, and if you have been trying to conceive for greater than 6 months, you need to see a Fertility GYN MD to assess why your periods are irregular. The most common reason is inability to ovulate which will prevent any form of conception. A prenatal Rx given by a MD will have the requisite amount of vitamins contained therein. ...Read more
Can u take dimenhydrinate and vitamin b 6 together during pregnancy I am taking 100 mg of vitamin b6 and 50 mg of dimenhydrinate everyday ?
Safe medications: These are safe medications for use. Each individual should always confirm their prescriptions with their doctor. ...Read more
I had two miscarriages due to low progesterone, i'm about 3 weeks pregnant can I take vitamin B6 100mg and vitamin C 500mg to maintain my progesterone?
My mrs is 7 weeks pregnant and has hyperemesis she is too weak she hasn't eaten for over a week will she need the drip? She takes folic acid tablets is it a good idea to give her vitamin B6 tablets?
Yes: If she has really not been eating or drinking for a week i would notify your doctor and it sounds she needs IV therapy. ...Read more
Is it safe to take cal-c-vita ( mainly 1000mg vitamin C & 250mg calcium & 300ui vitamin d & 15mg vitamin b6) during pregnancy?
Possibly: The research was done in 1972 on animals. Other nutrients may be even more important. The goal is to prevent deficiencies. Zinc is very important for the production of Progesterone and vital for the developing fetus. Vitamin d deficiency is very common and restoring vitamin d to normal levels increases successful pregnancies. Eat healthy, sleep well, de-stress and move frequently. ...Read more
Im taking geritol multivitamin. Im also taking a 800mg folic acid. Plus a vitamin b6. Can all these vitamins help me when im trying to get pregnant.
I am 33 weeks pregnant and my routine blood work showed very low levels of Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate: 12.8 nmol/L). VitB12 & Folate were within normal range. Is this dangerous for my baby?Is the result reliable?I havent spoken to my OB yet...
Probably not: Folate (folic acid) and Vit B12 deficiency is associated with more serious complications likeneural tube defects and spina bifida etc. while B6 is an important vessential vitamin, its effect on pregnancy is not as dramatic and usual prenatal supplement should satisfy its requirement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
100 mg/day for adult: Chronic administration of 1–6 g oral pyridoxine (vitamin b6) per day for 12–40 months can cause severe and progressive sensory neuropathy characterized by ataxia (loss of control of bodily movements). Nevertheless, an upper limit of 100 mg/day for adults is considered safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does vitamin B6 help to increase progestrone and how much dosage should i take?is thre any other benefit of vitamin b6 while trying to conceive?
Not really : Vitamin B6 is not an ovulation induction agent. There are specific medications such as Clomid for that purpose. The B vitamins as a family are important for energy metabolism and overall health. I wouldn't just focus on B6 if I were you. It's better to take a B vitamin complex that has them all. ...Read more
B6: B 6 is water soluble and can be quickly flushed out of the body with drinking water. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, vitamin b's can keep you awake at night as they are the 'energizer' vitamins. ...Read more
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