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Best prenatal vitamins to take?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
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In brief: Ideally with 5-MTHF

Most prenatals are fairly similar but there's a subtle yet important difference.
About 30% of people can't convert Folic Acid to its active form, l-5-mthf, so to be on the safe side it's best to take one with that form like prenatal nutrients (pure encapsulations) , basic prenatal (thorne) or prenatal pro (designs for health). These also have biotin, which is important, & natural e, not synthetic.

In brief: Ideally with 5-MTHF

Most prenatals are fairly similar but there's a subtle yet important difference.
About 30% of people can't convert Folic Acid to its active form, l-5-mthf, so to be on the safe side it's best to take one with that form like prenatal nutrients (pure encapsulations) , basic prenatal (thorne) or prenatal pro (designs for health). These also have biotin, which is important, & natural e, not synthetic.
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