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Is it ok to take vitamin C pills during pregnancy?

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Dr. Eric Ernest
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Yes, it is ok

It is ok and even recommended to ensure adequate vitamin c intake during pregnancy.
You would be ok to take up to 85 mg per day. Anything greater than that would not be recommended during pregnancy.

In brief: Yes, it is ok

It is ok and even recommended to ensure adequate vitamin c intake during pregnancy.
You would be ok to take up to 85 mg per day. Anything greater than that would not be recommended during pregnancy.
Dr. Eric Ernest
Dr. Eric Ernest
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Dr. Natalie Sieb
Family Medicine

In brief: Most likely

Vitamin c is technically considered a category c drug/supplement, meaning that we don't know for sure whether it is absolutely safe in pregnancy.
However, many resources state a daily dose of 120mg per day should be safe for pregnant and breast feeding women. Do not use if you are at risk for high blood pressure during your pregnancy.

In brief: Most likely

Vitamin c is technically considered a category c drug/supplement, meaning that we don't know for sure whether it is absolutely safe in pregnancy.
However, many resources state a daily dose of 120mg per day should be safe for pregnant and breast feeding women. Do not use if you are at risk for high blood pressure during your pregnancy.
Dr. Natalie Sieb
Dr. Natalie Sieb
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