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Should I be taking supplements while pregnant?
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
All pregnant women should take a prenatal vitamin which will contain folic acid.
Ideally, you start this 3 months before pregnancy. Other supplements that can be beneficial are calcium 1000-1500mg daily, omega 3 and for women with anemia iron.

In brief: Yes
All pregnant women should take a prenatal vitamin which will contain folic acid.
Ideally, you start this 3 months before pregnancy. Other supplements that can be beneficial are calcium 1000-1500mg daily, omega 3 and for women with anemia iron.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
omega 3 for fetal brain development should ideally be at least 250 mg of DHA found most reliably in fish oil or algal sources of omega 3- but non pregnant women can consumer up to 2000 mg/day for anti0inflammatory and other general health benefits. remember to continue these supps while breast feeding!
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Supplements
Check with your ob/gyn.
Multivit with iron, b vitamins, folic acid, purified omega, and coq 10 are more popular supplements.

In brief: Supplements
Check with your ob/gyn.
Multivit with iron, b vitamins, folic acid, purified omega, and coq 10 are more popular supplements.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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