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When Should Pregnant Women Start Iron And Calcium Supplements
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
Why is calcium so low in prenatal vitamins? Should i take extra supplements (in addition to prenatal vitamins) before and during pregnancy?
I was anemic during pregnancy and taking an iron supplement in addition to prenatal. 3 wks postpartum, should I still take iron and prenatal?
Your prenatal: Shoudl have enough vit d in it vit d is fat soluable so it is posible to take too much, if u take extra. ...Read more
Do I need "blackmore pregnancy and breastfeeding gold" while breastfeeding? I had high iron level before related to taking their "conceive well".
Now!: If you are trying to conceive, you should start taking prenatal vitamins (containing folic acid) now. Folic acid prevents an abnormality in the fetus that can occur before a woman even knows she is pregnant, so it is a good idea to start the vitamins early. Neural tube defect risks escalate greatly with folate deficiency, and result in serious illness to the child. Start now! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When should pregnant women start omega-3 supplements for the baby's brain development, and when should they stop?
I'm anemic can I take iron supplements and prenatal vitamins at the same time and not be pregnant im anemic and stay cold and draggy?
For iron deficiency should you take iron supplements + iron -enriched foods? Worried about iron overdose. And how long to get iron back in system?
Fe deficiency is a..: Symptom of a problem as much as being a problem in its own rite. It's important to both correct the deficiency and discover its source. To correct, continue oral fe supplements until hematocrit normalizes then continue for another 3months to replete stores. If you find the source and fix it, your only significant source of fe loss is bleeding. If you don't fix it, the fe deficiency will recur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If your 6 weeks into your pregnancy and have an iron deficiency can you take iron pills and prenatal pills?
Yes absolutely: Yes, definitely- if you know that you have iron deficiency anemia to begin with in addition taking the prenatal vitamin you should also take iron replacement pills as there is only low dose of iron inside the prenatal vitamin and it is not enough to meet the demand of iron during pregnancy. Enjoy your pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to mix prenatal vitamins, iron supplement, vitamins for bone health, with Fenugreek and amoxicillin? **not pregnant.
Strange combo: See no contraindication to taking these materials together. ...Read more
Yes: Constipation when using iron products is very common, but it also depends on diet, activity and fluid intake. All of these help to lessen symptoms of constipation overall. Having a high fiber diet also helps. If you have significant constipation when using iron- be sure to talk to your doctor to see if you have other options. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why am I anemic even after eating iron rich foods, and supplementing daily with iron for so long?
Im taking prenatal vitamin and iron.But i have read that prenatal vitamin contain iron too. It will not be an overdose of iron if im taking both?
The main reasons: your doctor would recommend an additional iron supplement to your prenatal vitamin is that your prenatal vitamin does not contain the recommended amount (30 mg daily) or your iron level was found to be low/you were told you are anemic. A prenatal vitamin and an iron supplement taken together will often not be tolerated without nausea; separate them. Check with Doc if further questions. Good luck:) ...Read more
Iam 28 weeks pregnant Should I take zinc 15mg a day And iron as well.is it safe if I take zinc and iron together .also iam taking folic acid,D,C?
A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
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