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Posted by: Lilly | 2010-06-21

how much calcium during pregnancy

hi Cyber doc

I am 6.5 months pregnant, could you tell me how much calcium I should be taking in everyday? and which supplements you''d recommend . I''m taking DS24 daily, but its only 20mg calcium. `took Caltrate plus for a month but not sure of the specific quantity.

thanx
Lilly

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Hallo Lilly
A pregnant woman should try to take in 1200 mg elemental calcium per day. Good multivit to take are Complenatal FF, Filibon or Pre-natal Forte. But you need to also take extra calcium with it.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2010-06-21

Hallo Lilly
A pregnant woman should try to take in 1200 mg elemental calcium per day. Good multivit to take are Complenatal FF, Filibon or Pre-natal Forte. But you need to also take extra calcium with it.
Dr Bets

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