My daughter is 25 and is 18 weeks pregnant. She has had symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency for some time and we finally got the GP to agree to check her levels last week (only because I went with her and pleaded her case). Her serum level was 140. I know it can be artificially low with pregnancy but can anyone advise as to how much the level is affected by pregnancy, and what should happen now? The GP has given her 1 hydroxocobalamin injection and is seeking advice as to whether she should get the full loading doses and ongoing injections or not. I feel she should be fully treated as her symptoms are identical to mine were prior to my diagnosis and I worry hugely that not treating will affect the pregnancy. Thanks
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