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Taking Prenatal Vitamins Before Pregnancy
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
Pregnancy next year i'm planning to conceive but before I do is it ok for me to start taking prenatal vitamins before i know that i'm pregnant?
Pregnancy next year i'm planning to conceive, and i was wondering if i can start taking prenatal vitamins before i try to conceive! will that be safe to take before i start a pregnancy?
Absolutely.: Pnv are safe to take anytime.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nutritional aid: Prenatal vitamins contain the recommended daily vitamins and minerals that you will need during the pregnancy. These vitamins and minerals could also be obtained by eating a well-balanced diet every day. Unfortunately most of us are not that good at always eating a well-balanced diet. Supplements can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Better to take: Pnvs have benefits to both baby and mother- for moms, ensuring that depletion of iron, calcium and other nutrients is prevented is key. For babies, having folic acid, also calcium/ iron, and other essential nutrients fosters optimum growth and can help to prevent some birth defects. If moms don't take pnvs, they are missing out on these benefits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You need folate (folic acid): The most important vitamin during pregnancy is folic acid. Speak with your obstetrician to make sure you are getting what you need. Most of what else you need you can get from whole foods like fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans and whole grains and it will probably be better for the baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any other types of prenatal vitamins to take for my pregnancy that's not to hard to take?
Gummy prenatal vitamins: Just like they have kids gummy vitamins, they have gummy prenatal vitamins. ...Read more
What are the best prenatal vitamins that you would recommend for pregnancy? I just found out im pregnant and I was researching the one a day prenatals
Trial and error.: Most of my patients mention that the walgreen's prenatal vitamins cause less nausea - however this is all on a trial-and-error basis for each individual. I think that the centrum specialist prenatal vitamins are a very good product. Make sure you are taking at least 1 mg of Folic Acid daily throughout your reproductive life to prevent preterm labor, spina bifida, heart defects in your offspring. ...Read more
Is it safe to take trader joe's prenatal vitamins (which include herbs) both before and during 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
Pregnancy test: NoGet a more detailed answer ›
Sick to my stomach and was considering taking my prenatal vitamins from my recent pregnancy. What are recommended ones?
- Talk to a doctor online
- Taking prenatal vitamins before conception
- Can taking prenatal vitamins cause pregnancy symptoms?
- Is it safe to take prenatal vitamins before pregnancy?
- Taking expired prenatal vitamins
- Taking prenatal vitamins at night
- Advantages of taking prenatal vitamins
- Taking prenatal vitamins with milk
- Prenatal vitamins before bed
- Taking prenatal vitamins after pregnancy