Pregnant Women Consume Vitamin C?
. Can pregnant women drink You C 100 mg?
Hi Nena .. Thank you for the question given.
Consumption of vitamin C is safe for pregnant women besides vitamin C is also recommended by doctors to be consumed during pregnancy. The benefits of vitamin C include: protecting and maintaining cells, helps in the formation of bones, muscles, skin and blood vessels, for tissue repair, wound healing, and fighting infection. However, keep in mind that taking vitamin C should not be excessive. The dose of vitamin C consumption for pregnant women aged 19 years or older is 85 milligrams per day. If you consume excessive vitamin C, it will cause: worsening of the kidneys, insomnia, clotting of blood, as well as other symptoms such as constipation / difficulty defecating, nausea, frequent BAK, rash or itching. If these symptoms appear, you can stop taking vitamin C or reduce the dose.
Apart from vitamin C in pregnancy you also need to consume other vitamins and minerals such as folic acid, calcium, vitamin D, iron which are good for pregnant women and fetal development. If you want to take vitamins in pregnancy you can consult with the obstetrician who treats you.
also read vitamin C for pregnant women
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