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Omega 3 Foods For Pregnant Women
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
Eat healthier...: A healthy, well blanced diet of cooked meat/fish, leafy veggies, daries, carbs, and prenatal vitamins are better than any supplement during pregnancy. None of the protein drinks are "recommended"--they can be used if needed. Remember, these are processed foods and contain preservatives. So keep active, eat well, see you OB regularly. Congrats on the pregnancy and good luck to you. ...Read more
If purified: Fish oil is not only safe but highly recommended during pregnancy as a source of dha, essential for the developing brain & eyes of the baby. However, fish has traces of heavy metals like mercury & pcb's, dioixins etc. Choose a fish oil purified via pharmaceutical-grade molecular distillation & esterified to make digestible. Reliable brands include nordic naturals, designs for health& minami. ...Read more
16weeks pregnant im taking 3 vitamins is there any possibilities to get a side effects while taking 3 vitamins? Calcium+ / iron 27mg/ folic acid? Tnx!
No: You are doing good. There should not be any side effects. ...Read more
Yes: Omega-3 fish oils are excellent supplements for many body systems, particularly the heart. Omega-3's do less to lower the bad cholesterol, but do increase the level of the hdlor "good cholesterol", and hence your good-to-bad cholesterol ratio. This in turn can lower your risk of heart disease. ...Read more
20yo & pcos and want to make sure i'm not taking to much vitamins. One a day women's, prenatal, c & e, folic acid, b complex, chromium picolinate?
I'm taking multiple supplements and i would like to know if they are safe to take together.
probiotic 1.5 billion cells
birth control (levlen)?
I'm breastfeeding woman and i'm very slim i want to take planet Ayurveda gain weight pills tablets for women & men fast!- and they said 100% safe?
Not worth the risk: The tablets help the company get richer, not help you gain healthy weight faster. Also, these types of supplements are not regulated whatsoever. If you are still breast feeding, i would say it is not worth the risk of harming your child for something that is basically snake oil. If you really want to try it, wait until you are done breastfeeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pcos[ irregular period, testrogens high, overweight] I am using pregnitude, gymnema , vitd , prenatals , exercise and diet! is it ok to use all?
Absolutely: Pork is fine but it must be cooked through and through. No medium/undercooked pork or any meat for that matter, during pregnancy or nursing. But bring on that BLT with the crispy bacon and vine-ripened tomatoes - yum! internal meat temperature should be a minimum of 165 degrees. Is worthwhile to invest in meat thermometer during pregnancy. ...Read more
Is safe to take spectrum essentials fish oil omega-3 -- 1000 mg - 100 softgels during second trimester of pregnancy?
Yes but...: They can be taken together without any problem . More important point is who should be taking these . Most healthy people with even fair eating habbits, do not need any vitamin supplements. Omega 3 fatty acids are very useful in certain specific situations and should be taken as advised by your Doctor. ...Read more
I am trying to get pregnant. Eestrodial day three of my period 44.2, progesterone 0.457,LH 1.07. Are these results are good for a women?
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