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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. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

Supplements is also known as Vitamins and supplements. 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


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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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Does taking a prenatal vitamin plus DHA after Depo-Provera provera 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 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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Hi..im 28 weeks pregnant. Is it safe to take 1,000mg of vitaminc and 400iu vitamin E daily?together with a prenatal vitamin.

Hi..im 28 weeks pregnant. Is it safe to take 1,000mg of vitaminc and 400iu vitamin E daily?together with a prenatal vitamin.

Vitamin Supplements: The prenatal vitamin contains every vitamin and mineral supplement that you and your baby should need. I would not recommend adding additional vitamin supplements without first checking with your OB provider. I have seen patients develop kidney stones on 1 gram daily doses of vitamin C. Vitamin E is a fat soluble vitamin that can accumulate and affect blood clotting. Please check with your OB. ...Read more

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What is the best prenatal vitamin with DHA included?

What is the best prenatal vitamin with DHA included?

Not much difference: There really isn't much difference in vitamins. I recommend the one that's most convenient and fairly inexpensive. The words 'prenatal' like 'wedding' can cause large upcharges in price that are unnecessary. Even better is trying to get your vitamins from a balanced diet. Studies show that you absorb more from food than from a vitamin. Lots of fruits and vegetables. Folic acid is essential! ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...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