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Is there folic acid in vitamin b complex? Is it ok to take that in pregnancy?

Yes. In a vitamin b complex there is usually folic acid. The best way to determine that is to read the label. Prenatal vitamins should also contain b vitamins and Folic Acid and yes they are safe to take in pregnancy. Read more...

I've started taking folic acid forte with b complex vitamins and vit c will this increase my chance of getting pregnant or am I wasting money?

More complicated... It won't help you get pregnant, but it may help you be healthy so you are better able to sustain a healthy pregnancy. I recommend taking a supplement with activated folate (folic acid) rather than Folic Acid for trying to get pregnant. See this link for more information: http://mthfr.Net/prenatal-supplementation-optimizing-your-future-child/2012/01/20/. Read more...

Is it possible to take too much folate (folic acid) (in pill form) before and during pregnancy?

Folic acid. Hi, the maximum recommended dose for Folic acid is 4 mg, but folic acid is water soluble vitamin and can be easily excreted from kidneys unless you have pernicious anemia. Read more...

Is folic acid better absorbed as a separate supplement on its own or just as equally effective in b-complex form?

Either is fine. Depending on how much folic acid is needed you may need more than is usually found in a general supplement in that case a separate folic acid pill may be needed but absorption would be the same. Read more...

What does it mean when pregnant girl is low on folate (folic acid)?

Folate (folic acid) Folate (folic acid) is very important in women who are pregnant, because it helps prevent neural defects in the developing baby. If a pregnant woman is low on folate (folic acid), (folic acid) it means she needs to make sure she is on a pre-natal vitamin right away. Even though they are called "pre-natal" vitamins, we still use them during pregnancy because of the folate (folic acid) and other vitamins they contain. Read more...