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Can prenatal vitamins cancel out alcohol use?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: No
Taking prenatal vitamins does not cancel out the effects of alcohol abuse in an adult.
Also, taking prenatal vitamins does not cancel out the damaging effects of alcohol on the fetus, by a alcohol abusing pregnant woman. However, a pregnant woman should take prenatal vitamins whether or not she drinks alcohol.

In brief: No
Taking prenatal vitamins does not cancel out the effects of alcohol abuse in an adult.
Also, taking prenatal vitamins does not cancel out the damaging effects of alcohol on the fetus, by a alcohol abusing pregnant woman. However, a pregnant woman should take prenatal vitamins whether or not she drinks alcohol.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: No
No, there is nothing that can "cancel out" the effects on the baby of drinking alcohol while pregnant.
The best thing is to drink no alcohol while pregnant. Second best is to stop drinking alcohol as early as possible in the pregnancy.

In brief: No
No, there is nothing that can "cancel out" the effects on the baby of drinking alcohol while pregnant.
The best thing is to drink no alcohol while pregnant. Second best is to stop drinking alcohol as early as possible in the pregnancy.
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