Study shows no strong reason to stop taking supplements around pregnancy

Experts are urging women not to stop taking important nutrients such as iodine and folate during conception and/or pregnancy after media reports on a study which links multivitamin supplements to an increase in risk of miscarriage.  “As concluded by the [study] authors, it is critical that the data are not interpreted by health professionals and women contemplating pregnancy or already pregnant as evidence against…current clinical guidelines,” says Professor Lucilla Poston, head of the Division of Women’s Health at King’s College, London, UK.  

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