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Pregnancy and vitamins

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(NBC News) - Some women may be able to cut down the number of supplements they take during pregnancy.

A new review of evidence finds taking iron supplements two to three times a week prevents anemia as well as taking the pills daily.

Women taking iron intermittently also had fewer side effects, like nausea and constipation -- and their babies were no more likely to be born early or small for their age.

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