Cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) has not been officially assigned to a pregnancy category. When used within the recommended daily allowance for pregnant women, cholecalciferol is considered to be safe. The recommended daily allowance of cholecalciferol in pregnant women is 400 to 600 intl units.
Read more at: https://www.drugs.com/pregnancy/cholecalciferol.html
6,000IU is very high. Although they feel that the RDA is too low at now 600IU, 6,000 is TEN times the RDA!! Absolutely check with your doctor before harming your fetus in any way!! Please don't rely on a board such as this for important information regarding your baby. You can call the obstetrician, and talk to the nurse, for no charge. Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin, which means that it stays in your fat, and is not excreted in urine. You can overdose on too much fat soluble vitamins. Please take care of the pregnancy!!
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