Prenatal Plus Folic Acid How Much

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mom2b - May 14

i m in 9 th week of preg. and i m taking prenatal plus and folic acid(1MG) daily since dec, as told by my pcp. but my ob said only prenatal is enough and it has 800mcg folic acid, and dont need to take folic acid suppliments. so .......i m worried am i getting overdose of folic acid? should i stop taking folic acid? ob says its up to u , u really dont need more folic acid. anybody knows or taking same prenatal plus? plse let me know i m confused. thank u

 

Maleficent - May 14

800mic of folic acid is what my doctor recomends. you won't over dose, your body will metabolize or expell what is not needed.

 

sp - May 14

800 mcg is enough. Stop taking the additional folic.

 

Monica - May 14

My ob told me to take my prenatal and 5 mg of Folic Acid as well. I'm 22 weeks, so don't worry, you'll be fine!

 

mom2b - May 16

i hv stopped taking foloic acid. my dh said listen to ob, i hope it wont affest baby

 

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