advertisement
Question
Posted by: Suzette | 2005/07/11

Multivitamins during pregnancy

Hi Doc

Trying to fall pregnant so I am taking a daily dose of foilic acid. In addition, I also take Centrum Complete Multivitamin. Is this good if I should fall pregnant or will it cause any harm to the baby in early development?

S

Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageGynaeDoc

Folate is the important thing, but a multivitamin would not cause harm.

Best wishes

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

2
Our users say:
Posted by: Smeddles | 2005/07/11

It is best to take ± 3 months before conception, during pregnancy at while you are still breastfeeding. There are numerous pregnancy multivitamins out there. I am taking Chela-Preg Mumti Vitamin and Mumomega Pregnancy Omega 3 and Omega 6 Supplement. I am not pregnant yet, still TTC

Reply to Smeddles
Posted by: Tina | 2005/07/11

Hi Suzette

The Folic Acid and Multivitamins are very good for your baby. My gynae told me that if I had to stop them, baby will be fine and will still grow well, but he/she will draw everything from your body - so you will suffer instead. I took them before I fell pregnant and then a pregnancy multivitamin while pregnant and because I'm still breastfeeing my 5 1/2 old son so am still taking them. Keep them up for as long as possible. :-)

Reply to Tina

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
advertisement