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What Prenatal Vitamins Should I Take?

Folic Acid, Iron, Vitamins C & D, and Calcium are recommended for pregnant women.

Folic Acid, Iron, Vitamins C & D, and Calcium are some of the vitamins you should include in your regimen, starting at around the 12th week of pregnancy.

Pregnant women are more susceptible to deficiencies due to change in the nutrient demand for their bodies. While maintaining a healthy and varied diet should supply the body with sufficient vitamins and minerals throughout the pregnancy, it is common for pregnant women to wish to supplement their diets with prenatal vitamins. 

While most of the pregnancy supplements available in pharmacies have a similar composition, it is best to seek a doctor's advice when choosing one for yourself.  Please note that many of those vitamins can be ingested in the form of nutrient-rich foods.

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