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Is the well woman plus omega 3 6 9 a good brand of one a day vitamin to take? Thinking about getting pregnant this year. Eating habits are not good.

Is the well woman plus omega 3 6 9 a good brand of one a day vitamin to take? Thinking about getting pregnant this year. Eating habits are not good.

Yes: I have checked out the ingredients and it looks like a very good quality multivitamin, better than most! however, I am concerned that your eating habits are not good. Vitamins are not a substitute for a healthy diet. A good diet is crucial during pregnancy. Please start improving your diet now- limit sugars, artificial sweeteners & fried foods, have salads & more vegetables & fruits! good luck! ...Read more

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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 there any vitamins you can take to help u get pregnant?for men or women

Is there any vitamins you can take to help u get pregnant?for men or women

None - Marketing: Vitamins extremely common all foods, reason humans have not retained just a single gene/protein to make each out of whatever we eat. Vitamins sales are big business with lots of marketing & exempted from scientific evidence in US: DSHEA act 1994. Best eat real food, not all the abundant processed pretend food. If specific vit. Deficiency suspected, measure from within body, set goal&target replace ...Read more

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If I plan to get pregnant in the next few months what kinds of vitamins should I start taking? Or good foods to prepare my body and help my chances

If I plan to get pregnant in the next few months what kinds of vitamins should I start taking? Or good foods to prepare my body and help my chances

Prenatal vitamins: contain extra folate (folic acid) and are very important. There are not specific foods which will cause you to be more fertile (that I am aware of ). Good Luck. ...Read more

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Prenatal vitamins that are good for pregnancy?

Prenatal vitamins that are good for pregnancy?

One with folic acid: The prenatal vitamins that contain at least 1mg of Folic Acid are all acceptable, as Folic Acid has been proven to decrease the risk of neural tube defects (such as spina bifida). Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dear doctor. What are the vitamins that pregnant women weeks 24 should take and in what doses?

Dear doctor. What are the vitamins that pregnant women weeks 24 should take and in what doses?

Prenatal vitamins.: Look for a prenatal vitamin that contains 400 to 800 micrograms of folic acid, 30 milligrams of iron, 250 milligrams of calcium, at least 400 milligrams of magnesium, 400 to 800 international units of vitamin D, 2 milligrams of vitamin B-6, 50 milligrams of vitamin C and 30 milligrams of choline. Folic acid is particularly important, as it helps prevent neural tube birth defects. ...Read more

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Is vitamin water a good alternative to diet soda?

Is vitamin water a good alternative to diet soda?

I would say yes: I am not sure how much of values of vitamins in the "vitamin water" but seemingly much less chemicals than diet soda. Drinking just water and a daily vitamin will be much cheaper. Diet soda contains too many chemicals. Also, soda can contribute to anemia (binding your iron, and possibly much of calciums) and thinning bones. So, drink h20 to good health and save some pennies. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is vitamin water good for you? I drink 2 everyday.

Is vitamin water good for you? I drink 2 everyday.

Neither good nor bad: It would be better to eat a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables, nuts and protein and drink plain water. Probably less expensive too. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can prenatal vitamins only work on pregnant women or all?

Can prenatal vitamins only work on pregnant women or all?

It works on all: It can be taken by non pregnant females and it works as a supplement vitamin like any other. ...Read more

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What kind of prenatal vitamins' should pregnant women take ?

What kind of prenatal  vitamins' should pregnant women take ?

The ones you like: I recommend inexpensive over-the-counter vitamins to all my patients. You can choose the ones you like (tablets, gummies, chewables...). Prescription vitamins are not 'better.' You will likely get some different answers on this question. ...Read more

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What are good prenatal vitamins to take im 5 weeks and 1 day pregnant?

What are good prenatal vitamins to take im 5 weeks and 1 day pregnant?

Many good ones but..: There are many good prenatal vitamins. One of the most important ingredients is folic acid, proven to prevent neural tube defects, but I have become aware of research suggesting that synthetic Folic Acid may increase breast cancer risk. Safest choice may be one that provides the natural 5-mthf form of folate such as basic prenatal by thorne research and prenatal pro by designs for health. ...Read more