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Are there extra minerals I should take while pregnant?

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Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

Taking a good prenatal vitamin along with a good balanced diet should give you all of the nutrients you need for a healthy pregnancy.
It is unusual to need additional mineral supplementation unless a pre-existing deficiency existed or you have some type of metabolic disorder.

In brief: No

Taking a good prenatal vitamin along with a good balanced diet should give you all of the nutrients you need for a healthy pregnancy.
It is unusual to need additional mineral supplementation unless a pre-existing deficiency existed or you have some type of metabolic disorder.
Dr. David Doucette
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