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Prenatal Vitamins Update: Food-based better? by Debra .. Registered Dietician Posted Mon 09 May 2011 12:00am I have previously written about getting vitamins and phytochemicals from food versus supplements.  There have been a few recent studies regarding this issue that specifically relate to pregnant women.  Here is an update on Food V. Supplements, some recommendations for food-based prenatal supplements, and a general pregnancy news update: Be ... Read on »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Dr. Fuhrman warns: DO NOT take multivitamins or prenatal vitamins that contain folic acid by pixiepine Patient Expert Posted Wed 02 Dec 2009 12:00am 1 Comment I read this blog post and decided to repost. I don't have any other info on it...but I will google! It's a little alarming, as the community health center I go to gives all "child-bearing" age women Folic Acid supplements. Hrm.... 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 and Parental Responsibility by MJ Posted Sat 02 Jul 2011 10:34am Flickr photo by beautifulcataya If you really want to piss off a parent whose child has autism, just tell them that they are in some way responsible for their child's condition.  That accusation takes us back to the bad old days of autism when the prevailing theory was that autism was caused by cold and uncaring parents . ... Read on »
Does crushing up and mixing prenatal vitamins into shampoo really help hair? by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted Thu 13 Jun 2013 2:01am Huang says….I’ve just finished reading The Beauty Aisle Insider (greeeat book btw!), and now I have a new unanswered question! I learned via your book the interesting fact that the hair we see and feel is not alive, so that got me to thinking about previously hearing some folks rave about crushing up prena ... 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 »