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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

Prenatal Supplementation: Optimizing your Future Child  General supplement recommendations for those who are pregnant, regardless of the MTHFR mutation Provides insight into which supplements are needed while pregnant….and…why. Provides dietary suggestions to increase calcium and magnesium levels. Explains the importance of why nutrients are so critical during pregnancy Provides specific supplement recommendations along with suggested […]

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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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