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Could prenatal vitamins be causing constipation?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Yes

Depends on the level of iron in the vitamin.

In brief: Yes

Depends on the level of iron in the vitamin.
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Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. Amy Herold
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

There is extra iron and calcium in prenatal vitamins, both of which can cause constipation.
Eat a high-fiber, low-fat diet and drink plenty of water to help avoid this.

In brief: Yes

There is extra iron and calcium in prenatal vitamins, both of which can cause constipation.
Eat a high-fiber, low-fat diet and drink plenty of water to help avoid this.
Dr. Amy Herold
Dr. Amy Herold
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