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Is it safe to take diabetic vitamins while pregnant?

Is it safe to take diabetic vitamins while pregnant?

Yes: If by diabetic vitamins you mean sugar-free than yes it is safe to take while pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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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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

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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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Is taking expired prenatal vitamins safe?

No: It is never safe to take expired medication. In addition to any adverse effects, the ingredients probably are providing no benefit any longer. ...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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Is glucose balance supplement safe for pregnant women?

Is glucose balance supplement safe for pregnant women?

Why?: Glucose is normally low in pregnant women, and there is no reason to take supplements. Most are tube feeding products which the company markets to people who don't know better and says they help you lose weight or balance your glucose. All they are is caloric supplements. Food tastes better, is healthier and cheaper. Forget the supplements, they may be safe, but silly. ...Read more

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I'm 19weeks pregnant.What prenatal vitamins should i take?

I'm 19weeks pregnant.What prenatal vitamins should i take?

Choose a reputable: brand and not one that is cheaply available. Go on Google and compare brands available in the Philippines, and take them daily. You want one with folate (folic acid) for the health of the nervous system, and one that has calcium to support bone health. There are many quality brands, even vegan brands too. Discuss with your doctor and find out. ...Read more

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Do women hav to take prenatal vitamins while pregnant?

Do women hav to take prenatal vitamins while pregnant?

No don't have to but: It may be a good idea, but you don't have too. Many people do not eat a well balanced diet full of all the micronutrients that their bodies needs. Good nutrian is especially important during pregnancy. Vitamins help make up the difference. If you are getting everything your body needs from the foods you eat, then you do not need prenatal vitamins. Most woman are not so lucky. ...Read more

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Are probiotics safe to take during pregnancy? Am 16 weeks pregnant?

Are probiotics safe to take during pregnancy? Am 16 weeks pregnant?

Yes, its safe: There should not be any issues in continuing probiotics. ...Read more

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Im in prenatal vitamins. Is apidexin safe to use?

Im in prenatal vitamins. Is apidexin safe to use?

Not sure. No studies: I do not recommend this product if you are planning a pregnancy. There is not enough data to convey safety. ...Read more

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Is booster c energy drink safe for pregnant women?

Is booster c energy drink safe for pregnant women?

Lots of caffeine: and I wouldn't suggest it. At 47, if this is you, I particularly would not use large doses of caffeine while pregnant. Energy comes from having adequate sleep, dealing with stress, having a healthy and balanced diet, and exercising. That, and not energy drinks, supplements and God knows what else, is what I recommend for myself, my family and my patients. ...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 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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Is it safe taking dong quai and prenatal vit together..Im not pregnant but trying to get pregnant?

Is it safe taking dong quai and prenatal vit together..Im not pregnant but trying to get pregnant?

Sipplements: Prenatal vitamins and a supplement together pose no general problem, except to your wallet. Neither products will aide you in getting pregnant. Be aware of the bleeding risks of donq quai and the constipating risks of iron in your prenatal viramins. ...Read more

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Im not pregnant & take daily prenatal vitamins, can I also take daily biotin pills?

Im not pregnant & take daily prenatal vitamins, can I also take daily biotin pills?

Biotin: Prenatal vitamin formulations are an excellent multivitamin for both the pregnant and non-pregnant alike. Without knowing the specific brand of prenatals you are using, many brands already contain biotin so you would not likely need additional biotin. If your particular brand does not contain biotin, there would be no problem in adding biotin to your daily vitamin supplementation. ...Read more

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I am approximately 3 months pregnant & currently taking prenatal & folic tablets. Should I take calcium tablets as well?

I am approximately 3 months pregnant & currently taking prenatal & folic tablets. Should I take calcium tablets as well?

Not Necessary: As long as your diet has adequate calcium in it and you are taking a good prenatal vitamin, there is no need for additional calcium supplementation. Good Luck with your pregnancy! ...Read more

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Are cranberry supplements safe to ingest while pregnant?

Are cranberry supplements safe to ingest while pregnant?

Why supplements?: Supplements are often not regulated by anyone. If pregnant, i would stick to whole food nutrition, with the exception that Folic Acid is important to lower the risk of a neural tube defect like spina bifida. Look around for those types of products to keep you and your baby healthy. ...Read more

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