Similar Questions with Answers
Question: I m taking folic acid tablet instead of iron tablet bcoz iron tablet cause vomiting...so plz tell me is it ok to take folic acid n if iron tablet is nt taken than does it harm my baby?
Answer: Folic acid is different than iron tablets.
Folic acid helps in growth of the baby but iron tablets increases haemoglobin in the blood which helps in oxygen supply for you and the baby.
The baby will get blood through you through placenta but you will be depleted and you will be week if you stop taking iron tablets. So it is better you start taking iron tablets.
You may be thinking you can have iron through your diet which is wrong. N it will not be sufficient for you and the baby. So Dr's prescribe iron supplements during pregnancy.
Question: I had taken folic acid tablets in first trimester. Now doctor has prescribed me to take iron n vitamin tablets... should i continue to take folic acid tablet
Yes dear folic acid is very important in pregnancy.
Folic acid helps in neural birth defects in baby and lower the chance of miscarriage by preventing anemia and also helps the body to create and maintain new cells specially RBC.
Hope this helps!
Question: Hi..now am 12 weeks pregnant.but i did not take folic acid due to heavy vomit..its will affect baby?
Answer: Oh no.. you will be fine dear.. as long as you eat fruits and vegetables.. you can take your folic acid if you vomitting stops..