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Does taking vitamin C cause miscarriage? Is this safe?

Does taking vitamin C cause miscarriage? Is this safe?

No: Vitamin C in reasonable doses will not do anything to cause miscarriage. Rather than spending $ on vitamins why don't you eat fresh fruits? Best wishes and have a good baby. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


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Can emergen-c vitamin C cause a miscarriage?

Can emergen-c vitamin C cause a miscarriage?

Are you thinking of: Use of massive doses of vitamin c to abort a fetus. This is a very dangerous practice. ...Read more

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Can taking large amounts of vitamin C induce a miscarriage at 6 weeks?

Can taking large amounts of vitamin C induce a miscarriage at 6 weeks?

Possibly: Research is limited but many women report that high doses of vitamin C (500 mg an hour) for several days taken in early pregnancy induces miscarriage. Thus, if one wants to avoid miscarriage then avoid high doses of C in early pregnancy. If one wishes to induce miscarriage it is safe to try but probably works less than 50% of the time. See http://www.sisterzeus.com/vit_c_ab.html for more info. ...Read more

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Does taking vitamin C cause you a miscarriage?

Does taking vitamin C cause you a miscarriage?

Vitamins: No, vitamin c does not induce miscarriage. It is an essential water soluble vitamin that is safe during pregnancy. Excess doses may cause diarhea. ...Read more

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Vitamin c can cause a miscarriage. Can it cause one if the egg has not been fertilized yet or is being fertilized or will it help prevent pregnancy?

Vitamin c can cause a miscarriage. Can it cause one if the egg has not been fertilized yet or is being fertilized or will it help prevent pregnancy?

No, no, no, and no: Vitamin c does not cause miscarriages. Miscarriages happen frequently all over the world (to a big portion of natural pregnancies) and people take vitamin c every day, but the two things are unrelated. A woman cannot miscarry until after she is actually carrying (no such thing as miscarrying before or during fertilization). Vitamin c does not prevent pregnancy. Don't worry about eating oranges! ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...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