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How Safe Are Prenatal Vitamins For You And Baby? by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm Why do women who are pregnant or planning to get pregnant take prenatal vitamins? Of course it's to supply their own body with the best vitamins and minerals so the baby is healthy. I recently wrote here how three to five percent of all U.S. babies are born with birth defects according to CDC figures in 2004. That's one in every thirty three bab ... Read on »
Dr. Fuhrman warns: DO NOT take multivitamins or prenatal vitamins that contain folic acid by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Tue 01 Dec 2009 10:00pm Folic acid supplementation is dangerous – especially for pregnant women In a 10-year study, 1,2 scientists found that women who take multivitamins containing folic acid increase their breast cancer risk by 20-30%. Even more alarming are the associations between supplemental folic acid during pregnancy and death from breast cancer,17 and ast ... Read on »
Not All Prenatal Vitamins Are Created Equal by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 08 Sep 2009 10:01pm When pregnant please be sure to take a high quality prenatal vitamin - not all prenatal supplements are created equal Information below is courtesy of nutritionist and my mentorBarbara Lagoni Company Difference: Our nutrition products are tested for purity, potency, safety, quality as well as its availability to the cells. The ... Read on »
What Is In A Synthetic PreNatal Vitamin? by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 11 May 2010 4:01am Posts this week are about high quality nutritional supplementation and pregnancy. I find my my heart goes a little kerplunk when a pregnant woman chooses  a synthetic prenatal her doctor recommends. Some tell me that they choose what their doctors recommend because they want to do what their doctor tells them, others tell me they choose ... Read on »
Prenatal Vitamins/ Folic Acid by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 15 Aug 2008 1:17am Q: Why do I need to take prenatal vitamins or even folic acid before I even get pregnant? I thought that taking prenatal vitamins was for when YOU ARE pregnant! A: For those who aren't used to taking any vitamins at all and are reluctant to start any time soon should really rethink the reasoning behind prenatal's especi ... Read on »
Q: Why do I need to take prenatal vitamins or even folic acid before I even get pregnant? by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 5:57pm 1 Comment Q: Why do I need to take prenatal vitamins or even folic acid before I even get pregnant? I thought that taking prenatal vitamins was for when YOU ARE pregnant!   A:For those who aren't used to taking any vitamins at all and are reluctant to start any time soon should really rethink the reasoning behind prenatal's especially folic ac ... Read on »
Why are Prenatal Vitamins Needed? by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 18 Aug 2010 5:47am Q: Why do I need to take prenatal vitamins or even folic acid before I even get pregnant? I thought that taking prenatal vitamins were meant for when YOU ARE pregnant!   A: For those who aren't used to taking any vitamins at all and are reluctant to start any time soon should really rethink the reasoning behind pr ... Read on »
Vitamin D Deficiencies Widespread Among Pregnant Women and Infants Despite Prenatal Vitamin Usage by Mary Pougnet Patient Expert Posted Sun 19 Aug 2007 12:00am   Even among those taking prenatal multivitamin supplements, vitamin D levels were found to be insufficient or deficient in pregnant women, particularly in African-American women and women living in northern regions, according to new research published in the Journal of Nutrition. Researchers took blood samples from 400 pregnant women – 20 ... Read on »
Synthetic Prenatal Vitamins by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 13 May 2009 10:02pm Posts this week are about high quality nutritional supplementation and pregnancy. My heart always goes kerplunk when a pregnant woman chooses the prenatals her doctor recommends versus thehigh quality nutritional supplement we offer instead. Some tell me that they choose what their doctors recommend because they want to do what their do ... Read on »
Prenatal Vitamins…DO You Really Need Them? by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 12:16am by Keith M. Henry Prenatal vitamins are a hot topic among many women these days and many of them are talking about the benefits of using them before getting pregnant. The reasoning is that prenatal vitamins may help prevent some birth defects. Prenatal vitamins, in my opinion, should probably become part of the diet plan for expecting mother ... Read on »