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My obgyn put me on prenatals aspirin and folic acid

Patient: My obgyn put me on prenatals aspirin and folic acid why is that

 

 

Doctor: Hello,Thanks for the query.Aspirin is to maintain blood flow and preventing any coagulation related miscarriage. F olic acid helps in brain development and prevents any neurological defects or abnormal neural tube formation and any anomalies in the fetus. Both the medicines are safe in early pregnancy. You can continue using them.Hope this helpedRegards

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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