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Folate and MTHFR: Are They Affecting Your Pregnancy?

Written by Dr. Carolyn Ledowsky For many, the diagnosis of a MTHFR mutation comes after the heartbreaking process of trying unsuccessfully to fall pregnant or maintain a healthy pregnancy. As we know, one of the primary functions of folate and the MTHFR gene is to govern the production of healthy DNA, which is in peak […]

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Is MTHFR Affecting Your Pregnancy?

You’ve finally decided it is time to become a loving parent. Birth control has stopped, prenatal vitamins have begun and reading baby books has become a new hobby. After a few months, you’re starting to wonder why you’re not conceiving. A trip to the infertility specialist is made and the results come in. You have […]

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Prenatal Supplementation: Optimizing your Future Child

UPDATE: February 4, 2015 As a father of three healthy and beautiful boys (I think so anyway), I know I am very fortunate. I am thankful for this each day and never take it for granted. As a physician, I’ve worked with many men and women who had been trying unsuccessfully to have a child. […]

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Miscarriages and MTHFR Mutations – Question to Dr Ben

QUESTION: Hi Dr., I’m a little confused as far as what your recommedations as far as supplements for Mthfr-hetero type.  I was dx 5 yrs. ago during normal-healthy pregnancy.  Recently, have had 3 miscarriages in the past 1 year.  Always occurs around week 4.  I was taking a progestrin only type Birth Control that seemed […]

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Heterozygous A1298C OR Heterozygous C677T MTHFR Mutation and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss? Consider This

UPDATE on 2/13/2012: This is no longer theory as current research supports it. This research has yet to be published. First read my theory below and then I will provide the proof. This theory is born out of wondering why some women are experiencing recurrent pregnancy loss, have had all sorts of laboratory and physical […]

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