What vitamins and supplements should I take before IVF?

IVF vitamin

Eating a healthy and balanced diet will help you get most of the vitamins and minerals that you need for a healthy pregnancy. However, women are recommended to take 400mcg folic acid tablets every day for 3 months before pregnancy and until 12 weeks of pregnancy. Folic acid is important for the healthy development of a foetus, as it can help reduce the risk of birth defects.

Vitamin D supplements are also recommended for women who have low levels on their blood test. All adults need 10mcg vitamin Deach day, and this can be obtained through sun exposure. Vitamin D can also be found in food such as oily fish, eggs and red meat. Women who are not getting enough vitamin D through sun exposure and a healthy diet are recommended to take vitamin D supplements.

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