Why Does It Matter If My B12 Is Low When I Am TTC?
Dec 15, 2021
Today's question is: My vitamin B12 is very low. I am a vegetarian. Do I need to supplement?
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05:20- TODAY’S QUESTION: MY VITAMIN B12 IS VERY LOW. I AM A VEGETARIAN. DO I NEED TO SUPPLEMENT?
- That sort of diet is not right for everyone. We believe in a personalized approach
06:02- DR. TABATHA BARBER’S INITIAL RESPONSE
- Why Vitamin B is important for fertility
- “B12 is really important. Unfortunately, it comes from animal sources.”
- Why she highly recommends supplementing for fertility
- What she often prescribes (injections and oral supplements)
- What if you are not actually absorbing it?
- What causes your body to not absorb it- make sure your gut is healthy!
- Looking at blood chemistry so you can optimize your chances of pregnancy success
- “You want to make sure that you're getting a well-rounded complete diet.”
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