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Which folic acid to take?

Hi, we are planning for baby since 3 months. Which folic acid should i start? I have bought vitafol 5mg but its a high dose i guess since i read online that it should only be 400 mcg. What should i do? Please help.
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Dr. Sarika Dahiphale Pune | Infertility Specialist
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That much dose recommended Preconceptional.. So continue
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Dr. Laxman G. Jonwal Mumbai | General Physician
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Hello There,
You continue Tablet Vitafol 5mg.
Beside Medicines follow these simple food advice:-
1) One bowl of cooked Green Leafy Vegetables once daily.
2) One bowl of cooked vegetables once daily
3) One bowl of Dal ( Pulses - Protein) in each meal.
4) Have food regularly on time and same time
5) Breakfast at 7-8am
6) Lunch at 12.30 - 1.30 Noon
7) Dinner at 7-8pm
8) Two serving of fresh seasonal different colours fruit at 10.30am and 4.30pm.
9) Healthy food Habits
10 Healthy Lifestyle.
*Consult Privately online-Telephone-Video OR Visit personally for proper preparation for Pregnancy and Healthy Baby.
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Dr. Shikha Shah Mumbai | Gynecologist
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U can take vitafol. No problem
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