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Doctor insights on: What Happens If I Dont Take Prenatal Vitamins

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What happens if I don't take any prenatal vitamins?

What happens if I don't take any prenatal vitamins?

Many things: If you are pregnant, the fetus gets its vitamins from you. If you have low levels, they will become even lower and you will have low energy levels. If the baby has low vitamin levels, it can lead to birth defects, especially low folate (folic acid) levels. This can lead to neural tube defects. Vitamins play a very complex role in the body. If your doctor recommends a pnv, i would take it. ...Read more

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What happen if you take two prenatal vitamins?

Nausea?: Some pregnant women get anusea from prenatal vitamins taken during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Otherwise it's harmless. ...Read more

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My prenatal vitamins don't have biotin in it can I take biotin and how many mcg per day to take?

My prenatal vitamins don't have biotin in it can I take biotin and how many mcg per day to take?

Well: Are you pregnant? It should be ok but i'm not sure there are safety studies for that in pregnancy. Your hair will grow more in pregnancy anyway and it's not gonna help the pregnancy, it should be ok but i'm not sure of any studies on biotin in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Best prenatal vitamins to take?

Best prenatal vitamins to take?

Ideally with 5-MTHF: Most prenatals are fairly similar but there's a subtle yet important difference. About 30% of people can't convert Folic Acid to its active form, l-5-mthf, so to be on the safe side it's best to take one with that form like prenatal nutrients (pure encapsulations) , basic prenatal (thorne) or prenatal pro (designs for health). These also have biotin, which is important, & natural e, not synthetic. ...Read more

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Can anyone take prenatal vitamins?

Can anyone take prenatal vitamins?

A non pregnant: Woman can take them but if you are not preg or breast feeding a good multi-vitamin would be better. ...Read more

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When do women take prenatal vitamins?

When do women take prenatal vitamins?

When pregnant: When they are pregnant . But you should start taking Folic Acid before pregnancy begins. ...Read more

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When should you take prenatal vitamins?

When should you take prenatal vitamins?

Three months before: Three months before your pregnancy if you can anticipate. ...Read more

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What is the best way to take prenatal vitamins?

What is the best way to take prenatal vitamins?

Any way: Chewables or tablet form, as long as you can tolerate taking the vitamins, that is what is important. Prenatal vitamins are SUPPLEMENTS to a healthy, well-balanced diet. In addition, if you are planning to conceive, best to start a prenatal or multivitamin supplement (extra folic acid) 2-3 months prior to conception and throughout the first trimester. I personally prefer DHA in the prenatals. ...Read more

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