Take Pregnancy Supplements?
Hello goodnight, my daughter is 28 years old. Do you want to ask whether you should consume folavit or inlacta dha, or may you both during pregnancy? Last I had my period on August 19th, and today I had a 2 line pack, but I have not checked my 2nd pregnancy either at the doctor or midwife, please explain. Thank you
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Regarding the drug that is asked for folvait, it contains 400 mcg of folic acid, which is usually recommended for women who are preparing for a pregnancy program and is very important for the first trimester of pregnancy, because it is related to the formation of organs, especially the nerves and brain. Folic acid in the body must have sufficient amounts that can actually be obtained from foods such as beans, green vegetables. If the use is too excessive or deficient in some studies can increase the risk of Down syndrome in children so it would be better if the use of supplements is consulted with a doctor, especially obstetricians.
For inlacta supplements, it contains 45 mg of EPA and 225 mg of DHA and 5 mg of vitamin E. EPA and DHA supplementation in several studies have a good thing for the ability and brain development of infants, the ability of vision, and prevent the risk of preterm labor and high blood during pregnancy. And vitamin E is important for the formation of red blood cells and reduce the risk of miscarriage. However, this supplement must be given the right dose because if the deficiency or excess can cause several risks such as disrupt the growth of the fetus, increasing the risk of bleeding in the fetus.
The use of supplements should be used appropriately according to the conditions of the food consumed and should be consulted with an obstetrician or nutrition specialist.
Thus the information we can convey. Thank you