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Centrum vitamins safe in early pregnancy?

Centrum vitamins safe in early pregnancy?

Use prenatal vitamin: Ask your ob-gyn for his or her recommended product. Most important to get enough folate (folic acid). ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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Would taking pre natal vitamins increase my chance of getting pregnant after ovulation?

Would taking pre natal vitamins increase my chance of getting pregnant after ovulation?

No: Taking prenatal vitamins won't increase your chance of becoming pregnant, but it will help to prepare you for a healthy pregnancy. ...Read more

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Taking prenatal vitamins with hCG drops ncrease pregnancy?

Taking prenatal vitamins with hCG drops ncrease pregnancy?

Not likely: Are you asking if you would have a higher chance of getting pregnant taking growth hormone and vitamins? Possibly, if the growth hormone supplement and vitamins help your other hormones and help you be more balanced and you are still ovulating it might work. But there are better ways to go to improve chances of getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Are pre natal vitamins ok to take if you're not pregnant? Any harm?

Are pre natal vitamins ok to take if you're not pregnant? Any harm?

Iron: Prenatal vitamins usually contain iron which is ok for pregnant or young(menstruating) woman, but taking iron regularly for a male or nonmenstruating women isn't advisable unless they're shown to be iron deficient. Too much iron intake can be harmful in this group. ...Read more

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Will prenatal vitamins increase my chances of pregnancy?

Will prenatal vitamins  increase my chances of pregnancy?

NO: Prenatal vitamins just provide nutrients your diet is missing. Most western diets in the us have adequate nutrients, therefore the prenatal vitamins are not doing too much other than providing extra Folic Acid to decrease the risk of spinal cord defects. ...Read more

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Healty vitamins to take before pregnancy?

Healty vitamins to take before pregnancy?

Depends: Avoid folic acid. Use folinic acid or metafolin instead. Check random urinary iodine (should be 100). Check rbc magnesium (should be in upper half or ref range). Check B12 (should be around 800). Check vit d (should be 50-60). Replete anything that is low. Take vitamin k2 100 mcg daily. Drfairchild.Blogspot.Com. ...Read more

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Are vitamins safe to take during pregnancy?

Are vitamins safe to take during pregnancy?

Yes: Be sure they're from a reputable supplier. Your physician can be your guide. In the usa, it's usual to supplement with vitamins and iron under your doctor's guidance. ...Read more

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Do prenatal vitamins contain hormones?

Do prenatal vitamins contain hormones?

Not usually: They vary a bit, but in general, most contain at least: 400 mcg of folic acid, 400 iu of vitamin d, 200 to 300 mg of calcium, 70 mg of vitamin c, 3 mg of thiamine, 2 mg of riboflavin, 20 mg of niacin, 6 mcg of vitamin b12, 10 mg of vitamin e, 15 mg of zinc, 17 mg of iron, none of these is a hormone. ...Read more

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Are alive! women's ultra potency vitamins safe to take during pregnancy?

Are alive! women's ultra potency vitamins safe to take during pregnancy?

Probably not: I would stay away from "ultra-potency" vitamins in pregnancy. One has to be careful about vitamins that are potentially harmful to your fetus, such as vitamin a. Your ob/gyn should be able to review theses doses with you and you should take the bottle in to them so they can review these doses. ...Read more

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Should you take any other vitamins besides prenatal during pregnancy?

Should you take any other vitamins besides prenatal during pregnancy?

Depends: Depending on medical conditions, some women require extra folic acid. Women with low vitamin D may require extra vitamin D. Women who are nauseous may find extra vitamin B6 helpful. Women who have had gastric bypass surgery also have different requirements. Talk to your doctor. ...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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Can prenatal vitamins cause pregnancy symptoms?

No not that: I know of, prenatal vitamins can cause nausea in some people whether they are preg or not , but they do not cause any other sxs associated with preg. ...Read more

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Could pre ejaculate cause pregnancy?

Yes it can: Because it can cotain live ; active sperm which can result in a conception ; thus pregnancy. This is prime reason for withdrawal prior ro percieved ejaculation is not a safe method of concreption. ...Read more

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Will taking prenatal vitamins while not pregnant make your period late?

Will taking prenatal vitamins while not pregnant make your period late?

Agree w Dr Khanna: This is not a cause. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can prenatal vitamins affect a pregnancy result?

Can prenatal vitamins affect a pregnancy result?

Vits: If your diet supplies all you need, the use of prenatal vits you and the baby need, they will have no effects. If you are deficient, they will improve the fetus's development. Problem is that most Americans eat a poor and deficient diet. You should absolutely eat a healthy diet with lots of fresh vegs and fruits every day. Be active no ETOH or Cigs or other drugs. Prenates are a good plan. ...Read more

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Which amino acid supplements are safe during pregnancy?

Which amino acid supplements are safe during pregnancy?

Any, likely: Supplements, in general, are probably safe, but there are no data to support this statement. To give you an accurate answer, you would have to ask specifically with regard to what you are taking. ...Read more

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Any pills to control pre mature ejaculation?

Any pills to control pre mature ejaculation?

Maybe: There are no specific pills that I know of but I do know that some people say that Viagra (sildenafil) has helped. ...Read more