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ask: im a 28 yr old women.n wntd 2 start taking folic acid tablet???

By Anonymous April 2, 2012 - 10:05am
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i got married 3 yrs bck n v nvr planned a child.bt i yr bck i got diagonised wit thyroid n my peroids got irregular.i startd taking medications 4 thyoird n its under control nw.v wntd 2 plan a pregnancy so v consulted d doctor n got d periods regular.6 mths bck i got pregnant bt unfortunatly @ d 12th week she got d bleeding n v wnt 2 d doc.aftr d sonography report v came 2 no tat d baby had nt grown aftr d 7th week n d heart beat of d baby also stopped n v hd no option bt 2 abort it.doc said nw dnt plan d pregnancy 4 2 mths n u can thn plan it again.her periods came 4 1 mth n v r waiting 4 another period 2 cum...can u plz suggest us sumthn coz v really need a baby by d end of ths yr??whn can v plan n shud v start taking folic acid tablet nw???

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Susan Cody HERWriter Guide

Hi Anon!

Thanks for your post! It's very hard to understand - if you are using a translater, try using a different one.

Folvite tablets are vitamins containing folic acid. Folic acid is important for a growing baby in the womb so lots of women take it before getting pregnant just to make sure they have it in their system before getting pregnant - or they take it after pregnancy. Some women take it every day as part of an all-round supplment, even though they have no intention of getting pregnant.

So yes, it's fine to take it now. It does not help a woman get pregnant, it is simply a vitamin that is important to a growing unborn baby.

Good luck to you. I'm very sorry you had a miscarriage, I know that is a very painful thing to happen. I hope you have good news for us soon.



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