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Folic acid requirement for pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi
User :   my wife's name is XXXX
Doctor :   Hello
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   could you please advise how many tablets(Folic Acid & Iron) she can take per day.
User :   we want to try for pregnancy after one month.
Doctor :   That is good
Doctor :   Hello there
User :   her first pregnancy got aborted and doctors told that folic acid and iron defeciency is more
Doctor :   Ok
User :   so this time we want to take some precautionary measure
Doctor :   Usually the folic acid dose shall be 400 micrograms
User :   so my doubt is can she start to take those tablets
Doctor :   to start atleast 1 to 2 months before planning pregnancy

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