Yes. Prenatal vitamins are designed to contain lower levels of some ingredients, eg- vitamin a which can be toxic to the fetus. It makes them more expensive.. There is no benefit in taking them when not pregnant, but ther is definitely no harm.
Is it ok to take prenatal vitamins for anemia and low b and d vitamins even if you are not pregnant or not trying to conceive?
Yes, in fact wise. I advise everyone take a quality multivitamin. Prenatals are a type of multivit. which contain B vits and tend to be rich in iron which often helps anemia. I advise everybody takes 5-8000iu of Vit D3 in fall and winter months and year-round if you don't get much mid-day sun without sunscreen in spring and summer. See http://tinyurl.com/m67hmkg I advise a prenatal with the L-5MTHF form of folate (folic acid). Read more...