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What Are The Effects Of Retinol In Pregnancy
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Sweet Potatoes and Pregnancy. I heard you should eat it and it should be avoided due to its vitamin A. Should I? How many times a week should I limit?
Twice a week enoug: Recommendation are to take 700 micrograms of vitamin A during pregnancy.1cup of cooked sweet potato contain 1922 micrograms of vitamin.If you are taking vitamin A in the prenatal vitamins than it does not matter if you ear sweet poptatoes or not.Otherwise twice a week will be enough ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are vitamin a rich foods that needed to be avoided during pregnancy? I know beta carotene format is the best
NONE!: It is important to have adequate vitamin a in pregnancy- not enough can cause fetal growth retardation & blindness. The only hazard is more than 10, 000 iu of preformed a in the first weeks of pregnancy. It is virtually impossible to get that much from food- one would need to have 22 servings of milk, 40 eggs or 42 servings of salmon every day to get that much vitamin a! ...Read more
My gynaecologist prescribed a prenatal multivitamin since day 1 of pregnancy and it contains Vitamin A at 1500IU. Is it ok?
Vitamin A: this should not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
My gynaecologist prescribed a prenatal multivitamin for me since the first day of pregnancy.I am concerned that it contains Vitamin A.is that ok?
Yes, but I bet no A!: Adequate Vitamin A is essential for good heath & a healthy baby. However taking more than 10,000 iu/day of Vit A in early pregnancy increases risk of birth defects. Up to 6000 iu/day is safe but i bet your prenatal has NO vit A but instead beta carotene ( a vit A precursor) which is not dangerous at all. See http://tinyurl.com/nfce9ef ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My gynaecologist prescribed a prenatal multivitamin for me since day 1 of pregnancy and it contains vitamin A at a level of 1500IU. Is that ok?
Hi, pure yellow Shea butter during all trimesters of pregnancy,is it safe to use onto skin or hair? They said it contain vitamin A,thank you..
Is it ok to use shea butter during pregnancy? I know it says it is high in a and i thought vitamin a is bad in pregnancy due to birth defects
It's okay: It is a fat extracted from the nut of the african shea tree. It is a triglyceride (fat) derived mainly from stearic acid and oleic acid. It is widely used in cosmetics as a moisturizer, salve or lotion. Shea butter is edible and is used in food. Most shea butter is used in cosmetics for moisturizing skin. ...Read more
Balanced diet during pregnancy now that aversions are gone. Vitamin has vitamin a from beta carotene only and no choline. 14 weeks. Deficiency?
Should be ok...: A normal healthy pregnant woman eating a balanced diet and taking prenatal vitamins, in the United States or similar developed countries, does not need to worry about vitamin deficiencies. If she has a pre-existing disease that causes nutritional problems, then her ob-gyn and a nutritionist can investigate to see if changes in diet or supplements are needed. ...Read more
Is it ok to eat spinach and kale during pregnancy? All the packages say 110% vitamin a. I read vitamin a causes birth defects.
Completely safe!: You're correct that taking (or eating) more than 10, 000 units of vit a in the first 7 weeks of pregnancy increases risk of birth defects. However, spinach ; kale contain no vitamin a: they have beta carotene, which your body can convert into vit. A as needed, but there's no evidence that any amount of beta carotene is harmful in pregnancy.Please choose organic spinach; regular is high in pesticides. ...Read more
Vitamin A helps form and maintain healthy teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, mucous membranes, and skin. It is also known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina of the eye. Vitamin A promotes good vision, especially in low light. It may also be needed ...Read more
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