Planning for pregnancy

Question: Is it important to take iron and folic acid supplements?can I increase the iron and folic acid levels without medications?

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Answer: It is important for all women to take prenatal supplements for the growth and development of your baby's brain/nervous system.U may even have food rich in iron and folic acid along with the supplements to get better results.They include-Avocado, broccoli, green beans, cabbage,spinach,fenugreek, carrots, yoghurt, cheese, dry fruits, peanut, butter, sunflower , pumpkin seeds,beans, breads, cereals, rice, strawberry, papaya, banana,dates. Have a lot of vitamin c rich food for complete absorption of iron-oranges,tomatoes,lemon.Avoid tea and coffee as they inhibit absorption of iron.
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    mamani behera808 days ago

    Doctor ne mujhe meprofen 400 and zelfol-a diya he kya ue sahihai

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    A Q806 days ago

    Can we increase iron n folic acid supplements without prescription by dr

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    shritu srivastava804 days ago

    No, we have to take prescription.

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    Surya Krupa787 days ago

    Hii mamm i hv a one doubt can i ask mamm

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    GEETHA P768 days ago

    Hai mam I have a thyroid problem and I got pregnancy It seems to be 2months I think I don't know how many months I have that my last lmp is on APR 5 2019 Can u plz tell me how many months I have and my thyroid problem will effect to baby or not Because I didn't consult to any doctor till now

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    Shabnam Noorain763 days ago

    Mai...stomach mai ghaat ane se kio prblm ho skte hai baby ku...yeah...it is fyn pls tell me

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    Lekshmi s759 days ago

    Hi..am 12weeks pregnant..dctr did 3vaginal scans so far saying sac is bigger..is vaginal scan ok frequently..and what is the complication of big sac..i don't know how big

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    Anonymous755 days ago

    @Geetha according to Ur LMP U have completed 3 month... Since u have thyroid it may affect baby's brain development... Plz visit doc as soon as possible... Doc will start medication for thyroid...

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    Salinder Bawa750 days ago

    I am suffering from backache .why?

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    Sruthi Vishnu748 days ago

    GEETHA P it will afects pregnancy..it is harmful fr baby. So cnslt a dctr immediately nd take medicatns for thyroid..

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    Shalu Rana712 days ago

    I this is shalu Rana ..m pregnant now but ever m feeling like vomit..why,?

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    MAMTA SMILE607 days ago

    Vishakha vitagreat have frolic acid and A to Z is vitamin supplements. It is ok

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    Anumandla Lavanya478 days ago

    Rekha mam u have mentioned to eat papaya as well but as per my elders opinion eating papaya during pregnancy is not gud for health

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    Anaya Abrar468 days ago

    Papya not used in pragnency bcz it is cause of obortion

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    Aruna Aggarwal458 days ago

    Hello mam

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    Aruna Aggarwal458 days ago

    M 10week pregnant hu bt baby k koi symptoms feel nhi ho rhe h baby ko risk to nhi h

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    Sharan Kour457 days ago

    No dont take papaya it cause abortion

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    tanria preethi425 days ago

    I papaya should not eat

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    tanria preethi425 days ago

    Rekha ji r u doctor plz share correct infrom.to pregnancy women

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    Vinod Gandham417 days ago

    Avoid papaya

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    Sweety Goswami413 days ago

    U can eat papaya. Rekha is right.. She is talking about full ripe papaya not raw papaya and ripe papaya does not harm in pregnancy....Dont eat raw papaya.

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    Sweety Goswami413 days ago

    Tanria Rekha is giving you right advice..Don't eat raw papaya u can eat full ripe papaya..It is not harmful for pregnancy.

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    Lavanya Inguva373 days ago

    Can we brinjal,bitter gourd,katta palak dal

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    Ritu Choudhary120 days ago

    My doctor only suggest me folic acid. Is it questionable that she don't inform me or suggest me take iron also?

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    sonam dip44 days ago

    Hello I am 3 months pregnant and already gain lots of weight, pl suggests me how to reduce my weight. Kindly drop me ur good suggestions

Answer: Hi.. Its important to know your Folic acid n iron levels.. They are very important for Babys growth as well as well being of mom.. If your levels are Normal, initial mnths u can take low power supplements.. Along with it take according diet.. Later u can take only diet.. But if levels are on lower side plz take supplements ... Love 😊
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    Riya G436 days ago

    How can one know abt the levels of folic acid and iron?By doing CBC Test?

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    Ritu Choudhary120 days ago

    Hello mam, my doctor only give me folic acid is it okay or should I need to ask her about other supplements like you said iron suppliment.?

Answer: Iron and folic acids supplement are taken by those whose blood iron level is low, and by taking without medication may lead to excess iron in your blood and the situation is called hemochromatosis. Hence recomemded to take medication.
Answer: Dear its very important to take supplements or vitamins prescribed by your doctor because it is good for baby's health and growth and if there is any deficiency it will fulfill that in yohr body...
Answer: No, don't increase without consulting your doctor because excess of anything is bad. So consult your doctor and take iron and folic tablet as advised
Answer: Hi i m 9 weeks pregnancy..... Mujhe khuch feel nehi hota... Or is time me kya main sab kuch kha sakti hu???
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    Harpreet Kaur810 days ago

    Its normal, eat everything you like only try to avoid outside and package food.

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    shritu srivastava804 days ago

    Same here. Mujhe kuch feel nhi hota. Nhi sb kuch to nhi, garm cheze avoid krni chahiye

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    Shama Shabnam Khan729 days ago

    Even I don't have any symptoms

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    deepti reddy570 days ago

    Avoid papaya, pineapple, hot baths, food which increases heat in your body for 1st 3months. My Mom says to avoid banana too for 3months don't know why

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    tashu mitra477 days ago

    Even i don't feel anything...Kbhi kbhi lagta h pregnant hu bhi ya nhii

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    Manasi Jagtap439 days ago

    Even I. Don't have any symptoms

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    Neha Singh422 days ago

    Even i dont feel symptoms m 8 weeks

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    VARSHA ANDHALE388 days ago

    Even I don't feel any symptoms like vomiting and all

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    paramita baidya353 days ago

    Even I don't feel any symptoms.

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    shikha meena167 days ago

    Dont worry everything is fine itna zldi kuch feel ni hota h from my experience i can say that and yes u should eat fruits and vegetables and healthy diet

Answer: It is important to take because the food doesn't contain enough vitaminns due to hybridizations
Answer: Hello mam, yes it is very important to take supplement so that it baby grow fully and healhy
Answer: Yes You can. Eat beetroot,pulses,green vegetables,sprout
Answer: It is imp to consume supplements. Its a Necessity
Answer: This is necessary to take supplements..
Answer: Can she eats annar during pregnancy
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    cyssandra Braganza520 days ago

    Yes it is good for health

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    paramita baidya353 days ago

    Yes good for your health

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