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Can i have ragi in pregnancy ?

my sister is 5 week pregnant can be given ragi for increase of iron my sister is pregnant, can we give her ragi to inprove iron
Tue, 19 Apr 2011
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start taking folic acid 5 mg perday

it is when organogenesis starts
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Infertility Specialist Dr. Abhishek S. Parihar's  Response
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In first 3 months of pregnancy iron requirement is not much. Ragi can be given as long as it is tolerated. Oral iron preparations (Tablets) should be avoided till 12-16 weeks of pregnancy due to its side effects. Take care.
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