How much vitamin C does a pregnant woman need?
about 150 to 200mg
If 1000 mg vitamin c is requested for non pregnant women then how much vitamin does a woman need during pregnancy?
The recommended daily value for Vitamin C is 85 mg per day for pregnant women. The upper limit is 2,000 mg per day. If you are taking a prenatal vitamin, you should be getting enough Vitamin C so you don't need to supplement. If you consume foods that are rich in Vitamin C, such as orange juice, kiwi, red peppers or strawberries, you are meeting your needs through fruits and vegetables. If you take Vitamin…
Prenatal, as the word implies, is best for pregnant women. With the expense of prenatal vitamins and since they are designed to support pregnancy, it makes no sense for a 65-year old woman to buy a product she really doesn't need. A good multi-vitamin will supply your daily dietary vitamin needs. Your doctor can suggest other supplements IF you need them.
A good diet containing enough of fresh fruits and vegetables have got enough vitamin C to supply the need of the pregnant lady. Your gynecologist might have prescribed you multivitamin preparation. It usually contains 50 mg of vitamin C. it should be enough supplement. You can take weekly dose of 500 mg of vitamin C. Vitamin C is water soluble and does not create toxicity in normal therapeutic dose. Extra vitamin C is excreted by…
If any pregnant woman is craving or eating cement or anything else that is extremely out of the ordinary such as dirt or cornstarch they need to tell their OB/GYN or Nurse/Midwife ASAP because they are lacking a certain vitamin that their growing baby needs their doctor will give them vitamin supplements to take care of this problem. Hope this helps, Good Luck and God Bless!