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    Is this amount of folate enough for second trimester?

    Hello dear Atomic
    I am in my first trimester and I take 1000 Mcg of folate plus 1 tablet of “baby to me 2” that has some amount of folate in it.
    My question is: 1:is it too much for the first trimester?
    2: For the 2nd and 3rd trimesters, should I gradually drop the 1000 mcg of folate and only take the recommended dosage of “baby to me2” which is 2 tablets a day? Or it is still too much for the second and third trimesters?!
    I couldn’t understand the number of the amount on the bottle!
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    Yes, I agree that's quite confusing.

    That is not too much for the first trimester.

    At the end of the first tri wean off the extra 1000 by spacing doses further and further out till down to the amount in the prenatal. That amount is only slightly more than what is in standard prenatals.
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    Should I take only one tablet from the prenatal? Because the daily dosage on the bottle is 2 tablets. In order to cut the amount of folate to a half.

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    No, 600 mcg is still ok, and you need the other nutrients in it too.

    If you feel uncomfortable taking that prenatal with 600 mcg folic in it, please switch to a different prenatal that has only 400.
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    ok thank you so much dear Atomic

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