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Dr. Mark Pack
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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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Will high doses of vitamin C terminate pregnancy?

Will high doses of vitamin C terminate pregnancy?

No: There is no scientific evidence that high doses of vitamin c are associated with an increased risk of miscarriage. It is not recommended that any pregnant woman take medications or vitamin supplementation without discussing this with their obstetrician. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take vitamin C pills during pregnancy?

Yes, it is ok: It is ok and even recommended to ensure adequate vitamin c intake during pregnancy. You would be ok to take up to 85 mg per day. Anything greater than that would not be recommended during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Glucose and vitamin C terminate pregnancy?

Glucose and vitamin C terminate pregnancy?

The massive doses of: Vitamin c used to terminate a pregnancy would also be toxic to the mother. This is not safe and should not be attempted. ...Read more

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Can you use vitamin C to avoid pregnancy?

The massive doses: Of vitamin c required to abort a pregnancy would also be toxic to the mother. This is not safe! ...Read more

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Can you use vitamin C to end pregnancy? Or is it a myth

Myth: It is a myth. Oral vitamin c is excreted in urine and serum concentration does not really increase if one takes doses larger than 1000 mg daily. ...Read more

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Does high doses of vitamin C actually cause bleeding in pregnancy?

Does high doses of vitamin C actually cause bleeding in pregnancy?

Vitamin C not cause: Hello Deborah, High doses of Vitamin C are not related to bleeding in pregnancy. Vitamin C is good to take in this season of colds and flu but look for another reason if you're having bleeding. ...Read more

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My friend wanted to know if a high dose of vitamin C can cause her pregnancy to terminate?

My friend wanted to know if a high dose of vitamin C can cause her pregnancy to terminate?

Probably not: Usually high dose vitamin c will cause diarrhea if not tolerated well. It can also cause hypoglycemia and low potassium depending on the dose and timing of ingestion. Orally ingested high dose vitamin c usually results in just diarrhea. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin C (Definition)

Vitamin C is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Cecon (Definition)

Cecon is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more