Prenatal Vitamins: What You Need to Know

– Prenatal vitamins are specially formulated to support a healthy pregnancy

– They typically contain folic acid, iron, calcium, and other essential nutrients

– Taking prenatal vitamins before and during pregnancy can reduce the risk of birth defects and other complications

– Talk to your healthcare provider about which prenatal vitamin is right for you and how much you should take

– Some women may experience side effects such as constipation or nausea, but there are ways to alleviate these symptoms

– Remember that prenatal vitamins are not a substitute for a healthy diet, so continue to eat nutritious foods as well