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Doctor insights on: Side Effects For Breastfeeding Mother One A Day Womens Vitamins

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Is a level of 10.8 mg vitamin E okay for breastfeeding mother or should it be higher? . And if it should be higher, is it safe to supplement with more?

Is a level of 10.8 mg vitamin E okay for breastfeeding mother or should it be higher? . And if it should be higher, is it safe to supplement with more?

Forget it!: There is little reason to believe that taking vitamine would help anyone. To get blood levels checked is certainly excessive and unnecessary as there is no medical condition I can think of that can be helped by doing what you are doing. Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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M 24 years old. What are the side effects of piles in women or breastfeeding mothers?

M 24 years old. What are the side effects of piles in women or breastfeeding mothers?

Piles, aka hemorrhoid: Can cause bleeding, pain, itching, lumps, and very painful local blood clots. If symptomatic, they are normally removable in an outpatient setting. Read more

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Is it safe to take nature s bounty hair skin and nails while I m breastfeeding instead of a prenatal vitamin?

Is it safe to take nature s bounty hair skin and nails while I m breastfeeding instead of a prenatal vitamin?

You should: You should ask your obstetrician because they want you to do certain things while you are pregnant. Read more

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What kind of food I should be eating during breastfeeding to give baby all vitamins and all he needs, and what should I not eat?

What kind of food I should be eating during breastfeeding to give baby all vitamins and all he needs, and what should I not eat?

God made food: Is of particular importance. Be sure that your vitamin intake is rich enough in folic acid. Do not eat or drink any form of junk, especially all the sweet stuff. Do not drink any pop or caffeine containing drinks, including, of course, coffee-----not even decaf. Read more

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When do I take prenatal vitamins if breastfeeding?

When do I take prenatal vitamins if breastfeeding?

Daily: You can start taking vitamins immediately and continue on a daily basis. Read more

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What daily vitamins should I take after having a baby? Is there a difference if I am or am not breastfeeding?

What daily vitamins should I take after having a baby? Is there a difference if I am or am not breastfeeding?

Prenatal vitamins: In general we tell women to take prenatals for 6 months or until you stop breastfeeding. I know that a lot of women have nausea or upset stomach with prenatals and it is safe to go back to a regular multivitamin if you don't tolerate the prenatals. Read more

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Can you take collagen and prenatal vitamins while breastfeeding?

Can you take collagen and prenatal vitamins while breastfeeding?

Yes: You can take collagen and prenatal vitamins without any worry. If you are not vitamin deficient, they will provide little if any benefit and unused vitamins will flush out of your system within a day or so. Read more

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Is it safe to take vitamin a while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take vitamin a while pregnant or breastfeeding?

No: Too much vitamin a can be dangerous. Take one adult multivitamin which will have a safe level of vitamin a and eat a balanced healthy diet with lots of vegetables and fish. Read more

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Is it safe to take vitamin B9 while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take vitamin B9 while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Important to take!: Not only is vitamin B9 (more commonly known as folic acid) safe to take but is considered the most important vitamin to take during pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects. It is especially important to take in the first weeks of pregnancy. Many people can't convert Folic Acid to the active form, 5-mthf, so to be very safe it may be wise to take the 5-mthf form. Read more

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Is it safe to take vitamin B2 while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take vitamin B2 while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: You really do not need to supplement your adult multivitamin with additional vitamin supplements. You should eat foods rich in vitamin b2 like fish and leafy greens. Read more

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For a mom that is breastfeeding a baby can she take vitamin d 1000 iu capsules?

Yes: That is a reasonable dose and one would not expect a great deal of transfer to milk at that level. Read more

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Is it safe to take vitamin C while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take vitamin C while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: You can take vit c supplements while pregnant or breastfeeding but you should not exceed recommended dosing. You will get more with eating lots of fruits and vegetables high in vitamin c. Our bodies absorb vitamins much better when presented in unprocessed foods. Plus if you are taking a multivitamin everyday that will also have vitamin C in it. Too many vtiamin supplements are not good. Read more

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Is it safe to take vitamin B6 while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take vitamin B6 while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Vitamin b6 is very safe, though there is evidence that doses over 200 mg can occasionally cause neuropathy. However, there is no good reason to take doses higher than 200 mg. Read more

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Is it safe to take vitamin b3 while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take vitamin b3 while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: The b vitamins are safe in pregnancy. They are in prenatal vitamins and you may not need more. If you take a lot of b vitamins, you may have some discoloration (yellow or orange) of your urine. Read more

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Is it safe to take vitamin b5 while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take vitamin b5 while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: The requirement is highest during these times. It is always in prenatal vitamins. Since only one isomer is active it may be best to get additional amounts from food sources such as meat, avocados, and royal jelly. Read more

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Is it safe to take the hair skin and nails gummy vitamins while breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take the hair skin and nails gummy vitamins while breastfeeding?

Vitamins?: It is commonly recommended to continue on your prenatal vitamins the duration of breast feeding. I am unclear what vitamins are in the gummy vitamins but if they are multivitamins then they should be fine. Always consult with your doctor if you are ever unsure about something of this nature. Bring the bottles with you if all medications you child is taking at every visit. I hope this helps. Read more

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Can I take hair, skin & nail vitamins instead of prenatals while breastfeeding an 8 month old?

Can I take hair, skin & nail vitamins instead of prenatals while breastfeeding an 8 month old?

Probably yes: There is no known contraindication to its use fir breastfeeding mothers, as the side effect profile fir these would be similar to prenatal vitamins. Read more

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Is it okay if I take prenatal vitamins if I'm not pregnant or breastfeeding anymore? I stopped breastfeeding recently but still have vitamins left.

Prenatal vitamins: It's good to continue with prenatal vitamins after the delivery and completion of breast feeding to make up for the loss of these elements during the pregnancy and breast feeding. In spite of the name prenatal vitamins they can be used after the pregnancy and breast feelings are over as they are excellent source for Iron and vitamins. Read more