Prenatal vitamins with dha

YES. Dha may increase your baby's IQ by up to 10 points. It is now recommended to have this included with your prenatal vitamin. Docosahexaenoic acid (dha) is an omega-3 fatty acid which helps with nervous system development in the fetus.
Ok. Dha is important but really it is because of the lifestyle associated with a high dha diet. There is a tendency in america to ignore the lifestyle and take a pill instead. Try eating a diet rich in dha.

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Best OTC prenatal vitamins with dha?

See below: Look for high quality supplements from trusted brands that your physician will approve of. Don’t forget that no prenatal vitamins with dha can serve as a substitute for proper nutrition – you still need nutrients like iron and calcium which are rarely found in prenatal supplements. Dha is important but it’s only a small part of a very big picture. Read more...
Dunno - try & see. I hear all sorts of experiences with prenatal vitamins from my patients; long story short, you should try some and determine which one works best for you (as far as least nausea and maximum tolerability). The most important prenatal vitamin component is not dha or anything else, rather it is folic acid! take 1-5 mg orally daily for all of your reproductive life! Read more...

Taking prenatal vitamins with dha and my dhea results came back high and also my progrestrone is high can I still get pregnant?

Probably. DHA stands for decosa hexaanoic acid and is not related to di hydro epi androsterone. As long as you have regular cycles i don't see why you should not be able to get pregnant. Has your partner had a semen analysis, though? Read more...

What is the best prenatal vitamin with DHA included?

Not much difference. There really isn't much difference in vitamins. I recommend the one that's most convenient and fairly inexpensive. The words 'prenatal' like 'wedding' can cause large upcharges in price that are unnecessary. Even better is trying to get your vitamins from a balanced diet. Studies show that you absorb more from food than from a vitamin. Lots of fruits and vegetables. Folic acid is essential! Read more...

Is it safe to mix prenatal vitamins, dha, a metal chelator, and probiotics?

Children & pregnant . women should not use chelation at any dose except for lead poisoning, & then only under the supervision of doctors. Ask your OB if a DHA supplement is right for you. See www.fda.gov/food/foodborneillnesscontaminants/metals/ucm393070.htm. All women age 15-45 need a daily folic acid intake of 0.4 mg/day to prevent Neural Tube Defects. 0.6-0.8 mg. is given in pregnancy. Probiotics are okay. . Read more...

Can I take prenatal vitamins & DHA without ob-gyn prescription? I'm on my 5-6th week of pregnancy. I take 5 mg of folic acid everyday. Visit a doc in 1m

Yes. A lot of prenatal vitamins are sold over the counter, you could try taking a basic one until you see your obstetrician at that time she will recommend what to continue with. Congratulations! Read more...