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Is fish oil safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

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In brief: Yes

Fish oil is safe and healthy for pregnant women and developing fetuses.
The only concern is the possibility of contamination by elements like mercury. For that reason, pregnant women should use highly purified fish oil supplements. Many prenatal vitamins now include dha and epa, purified components of fish oil that are healthy for nervous system development.

In brief: Yes

Fish oil is safe and healthy for pregnant women and developing fetuses.
The only concern is the possibility of contamination by elements like mercury. For that reason, pregnant women should use highly purified fish oil supplements. Many prenatal vitamins now include dha and epa, purified components of fish oil that are healthy for nervous system development.
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Wouldn't recommend

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In brief: Wouldn't recommend

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