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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Early Prenatal Vitamin Use Prevents Autism, Study Says by Robyn Nazar, RN BSN Posted Wed 25 May 2011 12:00am Early Prenatal Vitamin Use Prevents Autism, Study Says Women who do not take prenatal vitamins early in their pregnancy are twice as likely to have a child with autism than those who do, say California researchers. This breakthrough could be the key to understanding how autism can be prevented during the prenatal period. Prenatal ... Read on »
Why Prenatal Vitamins Are Crucial, Even If You're Eating Healthy by Cascia T. Posted Sat 14 Apr 2012 3:00am By Krisca Te Even if you are already a bit of a health freak when it comes to food, taking prenatal vitamins before and during your pregnancy is crucial, both for your own health and the health of... Click on the title above to read more 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 »
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 »
How To Know What Prenatal Vitamin Supplements To Take During Your Pregnancy by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 2:24pm Prenatal vitamin supplements are vitamin supplements that a woman can take on a daily basis to ensure that she is obtaining sufficient quantities of essential nutrients while expecting. It is important for a woman to discuss with her medical practitioner which prenatal supplements, if any, she should take and which she should avoid. It is importa ... Read on »