Can I take ascorbic acid if I am pregnant?

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If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during the time that your doctor has prescribed ascorbic acid, be sure to talk with your doctor about any issues. Any medicines or supplements can affect pregnancy. Ascorbic acid contains sodium so you need to be aware of this to possibly adjust your diet. Also, if you are breastfeeding, talk with your doctor about any effects ascorbic acid my have on your baby while nursing.

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