How do I decide which prenatal vitamin to take?

All the same. The extra vitamins, minerals and iron that are required during pregnancy are all available in the appropriate amounts in any over the counter adult multivitamin. There is nothing extra special or better about a prenatal. A higher price does not mean it is better for you.

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Is concept DHA a good prenatal vitamin to take?

It's fine. Most marketed prenatal vitamins are good to take, whether this one, or just the store brand at target or the local pharmacy. Just make sure it has Folic Acid (i generally recommend 800 mcg or more, this one has 1 mg which is great). Read more...

Which prenatal vitamin should I take?

Many options. Over the counter prenatal vitamins, an adult multivitamin, or even two flintstones chewables are all good options for most healthy pregnant women. Read more...
Prenatal vitamins. Please ask your OB doc this question. That’s best for safety and effectiveness. Peace and good health. Read more...

Is it possible to take too many prenatal vitamin?

Yes. Prenatal vitamins contain a few vitamins that you can take too much off. Vitamin a is the biggest concern. In addition, most vitamins contain iron which can make you constipated. Read more...
Yes. B and c vitamins are water soluble, so if you take too many, you pee them out. Vitamins a, d, e, and k are fat soluble. The build up in your system if you take too much. The fetus is sensitive to high levels of vitamin a. It can cause birth defects. So, take the recommended dose on the bottle or what your doctor tells you to take. More is not always better. Read more...

What is the best time of day to take your prenatal vitamin?

Depends. The timing is not as important as you taking it regularly. Compliance is criticsl take it with food since it can make you nauseated. Read more...