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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Take A Dha Supplement And Prenatal Vitamin Together While Pregnant

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Dr. Olav Jaren
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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 safe to take a DHA omega supplement along with my prenatal vitamin while I'm pregnant?

Is it safe to take a DHA omega supplement along with my prenatal vitamin while I'm pregnant?

Highly recommended: Congratulations! It is not only safe to take DHA supplements during pregnancy but highly recommended, as DHA is important for the formation of your baby's brains and eyes. Prenatal vitamins are helpful too, but each does not reduce need for the other. Look for DHA that's purified and guaranteed to be free of mercury. Best brand include Carlson, Nordic Naturals, Barlean's and Life Extension. ...Read more

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Taking a prenatal vitamin + DHA after being on the depo-provera shot. Can this help me to get pregnant? I've been having symptoms

Taking a prenatal vitamin + DHA after being on the depo-provera shot. Can this help me to get pregnant? I've been having symptoms

Prenatal vitamines: Prenatal vitamins do not help you get pregnant. They are meant to improve the nutritional health of the fetus. What do you mean "i've been having symptoms"? if you think you may be pregnant, please take a pregnancy test or see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 11 weeks 5 days pregnant and I just started taking a DHA / Folic Acid Prenatal vitamin and I'm feeling terribly queezy for the 1st time. ?

I'm 11 weeks 5 days pregnant and I just started taking a DHA / Folic Acid Prenatal vitamin and I'm feeling terribly queezy for the 1st time. ?

Pregnancy related. : Visit your OB/ GYN for the check up. You will get more clarifications. The above mentioned vitamins are a questionable cause for you nausea, but pregnancy does. Best! ...Read more

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Does taking a prenatal vitamin plus DHA after Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot, help you get pregnant right away? I'm sure I'm fertile. Haven't always been on Depo-Provera

Does taking a prenatal vitamin plus DHA after Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot, help you get pregnant right away? I'm sure I'm fertile. Haven't always been on Depo-Provera

No, but...: No, the vitamins will not help you get pregnant quicker, but it is important that you take vitamins. Being on adequate folic acid before conception reduces the risk of anomalies including cleft lip, heart defects, spina bifida, and now even autism. ...Read more

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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


Prenatal Vitamin (Definition)

Prenatal vitamins have most of the constituents of a regualr multivitamin but a higher dose of folci acid (at least 800 mcg). Folic acid is important to the fetus to make sure the neural tube develops ...Read more