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What is the maximum dose of prenatal vitamins I can take?

What is the maximum dose of prenatal vitamins I can take?

What is on the label: Take what the manufacturer recommends. Vitamin a is a fat soluble vitamin and can build up to high levels. Babies need a certain amount of vitamin a, but not a high level, as it can cause birth defects. Also, read the labels of anti-aging creams you might have, as they usually contain retinoic acid or isotretinoin, which is vitamin a. Go over them with your ob/gyn. ...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 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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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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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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Can i take prenatal vitamins and iberet at the same time?

Can i take prenatal vitamins and iberet at the same time?

Should be: Ok. Just little extra on the vitamins. What your body needs it will use. What it doesn't it will excrete. Talk to you doctors And let them know you are on both ...Read more

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Can there be something else i could take instead of prenatal vitamins?

Regular multi vit: Try a regular multiple vitamin with minerals it is about the same thing. ...Read more

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Is it wise to take prenatal vitamins and a b vitamin complex together?

Is it wise to take prenatal vitamins and a b vitamin complex together?

Maybe: There is no harm in taking them together; however, b vitamins are commonly nauseating. Therefore, taking them together may increase the risk of nausea. I would suggest taking them at different times to prevent nausea and to minimize a large peak of b vitamins. Several smaller doses make the vitamin available throughout the day. ...Read more

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What should be in prenatal vitamins and how often do you have to take them?

What should be in prenatal vitamins and how often do you have to take them?

See below: All necessary vitamins and supplements are included. They should be taken throughout gestation (ideally before) and through the post-partum period. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe to change the time i take my prenatal vitamins?

Can you explain if it's safe to change the time i take my prenatal vitamins?

It is best: To take any medicaitons or vitamins at the same time everyday, this helps to avoid overdosing, or getting more than what is allowed within a given time frame. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 brands of prenatal vitamins at a time? Will it be overdose or not?

Can I take 2 brands of prenatal vitamins at a time? Will it be overdose or not?

One is enough: One prenatal vitamin is adequate, no reason to take two a day. If you mean can you switch brands doing pregnancy or pre conception, yes, that is not a concern. ...Read more