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Consequences of avoiding folio acid and vitamins during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help u?
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   I am 5 months pregnant, and have not been taking prenatal vitamins, is that harmful?
Doctor :   yeah certainly
Doctor :   u have to take Iron+folic acid daily
User :   what if I havent been, can i start now, and not have it harm my baby?
Doctor :   ur age/location/profession
Doctor :   yeah u can start now
User :   24/ XXX / XXX
Doctor :   k
User :   what effects can not taking them have?
Doctor :   can effect the fetus
Doctor :   can have congenital disease
User :   whats that?
Doctor :   disease since childhood
User :   well thank u for ur help
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
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