Can I take fish oil supplements while pregnant?
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Keeping this in view, when should you stop taking fish oil when pregnant?
I generally recommend stopping fish oilsupplements temporarily sometime between 36-38 weeks until afteryou give birth.
Also Know, does fish oil contain mercury? ConsumerLab.com's tests of fish oil supplementshave found none to contain mercury and most, althoughnot all, to have only trace levels of PCBs (which can't befully avoided since PCBs are found in water everywhere). A servingof fish meat is likely to contain far morecontamination than a fish oil supplement.
Likewise, what supplements can I take while pregnant?
Supplements Considered Safe During Pregnancy
- Prenatal Vitamins. Prenatal vitamins are multivitamins that arespecially formulated to meet the increased demand formicronutrients during pregnancy.
- Vitamin D.
- Fish Oil.
Is DHA from fish oil safe during pregnancy?
Both fish oil supplements, containing both EPAand DHA, and algae-derived DHA-onlyoils are good, mercury-safe means of supplementingthe diet of a pregnant woman.