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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 »
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 »
Prenatal Forte Multivitamin Supplement from NF Formulas by franklinb Posted Mon 26 Mar 2012 3:55pm     Prenatal Forte Multivitamin Formula Daily prenatal multiple with digestive support. Designed in consultation with doctors and midwives, this complete, high-potency, daily multivitamin and mineral supplement delivers optimal nutritional support to pregnant and nursing mothers throughout the day. Using it provides a c ... 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 »
Best Prenatal Vitamins by Cascia T. Posted Fri 28 Sep 2012 2:59pm It is very important for your health and the health and development of your baby that you take a prenatal vitamin during pregnancy. With thousands of prenatal multivitamins on the market, it may be... Click on the title above to read more 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 »
Conventional prenatal vitamins may do more harm than good by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Wed 03 Mar 2010 10:50am It is imperative for me to make women aware that they may be endangering their health and the health of their unborn children by using conventional supplements. Nearly all multivitamins and prenatal vitamins contain folic acid . Unlike most physicians, I do not recommend folic acid supplementation for pregnant women.  Folic acid supp ... Read on »
Prenatal vitamins reduce autism risk, if taken early by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 11 Jun 2011 12:00am UCDavis.edu - Women who reported not taking a daily prenatal vitamin immediately before and during the first month of pregnancy were nearly twice as likely to have a child with an autistic spectrum disorder as women who did take the supplements ... 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 »
Multivitamin Options For Women by franklinb Posted Thu 29 Oct 2009 11:02pm Doctor's Choice for Female Teens - Multivitamin with Iron, Enzymatic Therapy, 120 Tablets Enzymatic Therapy Doctor's Choice for Female Teens gives adolescent girls the special nutritional support they need, this multivitamin includes additional calcium, vitamin B6, and iron. Women's Livi ... Read on »