Similar Questions with Answers
Question: Upto 12 weeks of pregnancy what all supplements do doctors prescribe...is it folic acid just...or iron and calcium given...my doc gave me none..
Answer: hi dear!
in the first trimester it only folic acid and if you need other vitamins then you can take them and from 2nd trimester onwards the doctor will prescribe you iron and calcium as an additional medicine and then you will have to continue them till the whole pregnancy dear. if your doctor has not prescribed you then you should take the prescription and start taking the tablets you can consult with your doctor dear.
take care dear.
Question: My doctor started calcium and iron tablets in 4th month . Should I stop folic acid tablet..
Answer: Yes, you can stop folic acid now. As iron tablets given at this stage contain folic acid so plain folic acid is not required
Question: I'm 12 weeks pregnant. Do I need to take iron supplements now? I'm taking folic acid supplement and calcium supplements.
Answer: You can check with your doctor... Usually they ask you to start iron only if necessary and mostly after your NT scan