Hello and welcome to HCM
Your doctor is very right ti stop Diane
35 as you plan pregnancy
. It is used to treat certai type of acne but its use in pregnancy is contraindicated.
A number of medications are not used during pregnancy as they affect the baby.Folvite
is a preparation containing folic acid
and multivitamins. It is safe during pregnancy. Infact this is a preparation which is recommended during pregnancy. Folic acid helps to prevent neural tube defects in the baby and multivitamins are needed for proper growth and development of the baby.
Omega 3 fatty acids are important for neurodevelopment of the baby. It is a fatty acid which is not synthesized in the body.
It has to be taken in the diet. Richest source in nature is sea food.
To obtain omega 3 in diet, a variety of food stuffs should be consumed like- vegetable oils, two fish servings/ week and supplements.
Omega 3 can be safely used in pregnancy and infact it has a beneficial effect.
Regarding your acne problem, you have consult your dermatologist
. However, it has to be suspended during pregnancy.
Thanks and take care
Dr Shailja P Wahal