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When to Start Taking Prenatal Vitamins: Good Habits Start Early

When to Start Taking Prenatal Vitamins: Good Habits Start Early

By Madhavi Gupta, M.D.   In this article: What trimester are prenatal vitamins most important? Nutritional Needs During Pregnancy Key prenatal vitamin ingredients How long to take prenatal vitamins during pregnancy? Prenatal Vitamins Vs. Fertility Supplements Children change the way we look at things in so many ways. The very idea of getting pregnant begins to adjust your focus. Suddenly your nutritional needs matter more than ever as you consider how to best support your fertility goals. You know that every lifestage requires specific nutrition, but when do you make that transition to taking prenatal vitamins? The short answer is as...

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Lifestage: Pre Baby & Fertility

Lifestage: Pre Baby & Fertility

By Dr. Madhavi Gupta, M.D.   When starting the pregnancy journey, diet is very important. Including nutrients that promote vibrant health as you pursue your fertility goals is one of, if not, the most vital steps you can take. Choosing a pre-prenatal supplement can be overwhelming—and not just for the moms-to-be but future-dads too When starting your pregnancy journey, look for supplements that include these ingredients: Methylfolate Your doctor may recommend a supplement with folic acid. But, to get a finished folate, the body can immediately use, look for methylfolate. It not only supports neurodevelopment for your future baby (1, 2, 3), including...

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