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Doctor insights on: Safe Diabetic Vitamins Pregnant

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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. Louis Gallia
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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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Is it safe to take flax seed oil vitamins while pregnant and a diabetic?

Unclear: Herbals like flax seed oil are not regulated by the fda and while some people take this for heart health, it may also provide a large dose of vitamin a to the point of toxicity. You are better offer eating food with flax seed and taking a good prenatal vitamin. ...Read more

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Is taking vitamin d safe if your pregnant and which is better 400unit or 1000?

Yes: Yes, vitamin d is safe during pregnancy, and is in fact often recommended during pregnancy, as low levels can potentially be harmful. The proper dose depends on you, and is something that should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is taking vitamin d safe in early pregnancy?

Is taking vitamin d safe in early pregnancy?

Yes, and recommended: Vitamin d is essential in pregnancy. Actually it should have begun before pregnancy, as it takes 3 mos. To reach appropriate levels with just daily replacement, unless you load up with high doses at the beginning of therapy. Check w/your ob. Calcium is also important. As well as folate and prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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Is all vitamin safe during pregnancy?

Is all vitamin safe during pregnancy?

No: Nutrition is so important during pregnancy & extra doses of some vitamins are helpful (such as folic acid, b9) but certain vitamins can be toxic in too high doses. “fat soluble” vitamins, once absorbed by the body, cannot be easily discharged if their levels are too high. Extremely high levels of vitamin a may cause birth defects. There is a rare link with extreme vitamin e & infant heart defects. ...Read more

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Is vitamin water safe during pregnancy??

Is vitamin water safe during pregnancy??

Depends: Every bottled water has different ingredients, so it is hard to say for sure, some may have some herbs or chemicals that raise your blood pressure, best to just drink plenty of old fashioned regular water and take your prenatal vitamin. ...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 it safe to take extra vitamin suplements while pregnant?

Is it safe to take extra vitamin suplements while pregnant?

Prenatal vitamins: Please discuss any specific supplements/ herbals/ vitamins with your obstetrician before taking them. ...Read more

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My vitamins only expired by two months is it safe to take because I'm pregnant right now until I get the new ones?

My vitamins only expired by two months is it safe to take because I'm pregnant right now until I get the new ones?

Vitamins: Yes, expired medication will do you no harm within two months however vitamins will lose their potential taken after the expiry date ...Read more

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Psyllium husk powder (vitamin shoppe) safe during pregnancy? How many times in a day may I use this product? How many times a week?

Psyllium husk powder (vitamin shoppe) safe during pregnancy?  How many times in a day may I use this product? How many times a week?

Yes, definitely: Psyllium powder is definitely safe in pregnancy. It is not absorbed by your body, but rather pulls water into the intestine. You could use the product every day, even twice a day. Another great medication that functions in he exact same way (but tastes better) is miralax, (polyethylene glycol) or generic equivalent. Same idea, not absorbed, can take 1-2 times a day. Remember to drink lots of water too! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take vitamin D 25 ùg while pregnant?

Is it safe to take vitamin D 25 ùg while pregnant?

Yes: yes vitamin D at the normal dose like 1000 units today is generally safe pregnancy just check on anything you take with your OB/GYN ...Read more

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Is citracal + vitamin d safe to take when pregnant?

Is citracal + vitamin d safe to take when pregnant?

Yes: Not sure it is needed, but will not hurt. May contribute to a kidney stone. ...Read more

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Any tips on how to get pregnant quicker? Like vitamins? Are they safe?

Safe but not helpful: All women trying to become pregnant should take a vitamin which is or contains folic acid. That is for the future baby's health and will not improve fertility. Having relations with reasonable frequency at mid cycle (day12-14 for most) is a good first step. If pergnancy does not happen in a few months and if cycles are regular, than seeing a professional becomes appropriate. ...Read more

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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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Is high doses of vitamin C safe when pregnant?

Is high doses of vitamin C safe when pregnant?

Yes: Vitamin C is a safe vitamin in pregnancy. The vitamin that you have to be aware of not taking too much is vitamin A. You never want to 'overdose' on vitamins of any kind as they can upset your stomach and gastrointestinal tract. Another important Vitamin in pregnancy is Vitamin D. Some obstetricians will check a woman's baseline Vitamind D at the beginning of pregnancy. Hope that helps! ...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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Anyone know what is a safe amount of iron and vitamin B12 to take when pregnant?

Anyone know what is a safe amount of iron and vitamin B12 to take when pregnant?

B12 is safe: Any amount of b 12 is safe since excess is eliminated-but more than contained in a prenatal vitamin is wasted some iron is advisable and again any amount is safe since only a small portion is absorbed. A practical dose for most patients is the usual prenatal vitamin once daily and one additional iron pill after a later meal. ...Read more

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I'm taking a pre Natal vitamin right now. Can I also take a b complex on top of it during pregnancy? Is it safe to take that much?

I'm taking a pre Natal vitamin right now. Can I also take a b complex on top of it during pregnancy? Is it safe to take that much?

Prenatal vitamins: When it comes to medications, supplements, nutrition, exercise, etc, it's always best to check w/your obstetrician and/or family doc. Prenatal vitamins have more folate (folic acid) than regular multivitamins to minimize risk of spinal tube defects in developing fetuses. For best results, start PNV while trying to get pregnant, not just after, since spinal tube develops early b4 1st missed period. ...Read more