Aa
A
A
Close
599316 tn?1256925213
pregnant and 2 flinstone vitamins daily. Isnt that too much iron and vitamin A??? On top of food.
People and doctors have said to take 2 flinstone vitamins a day or at once instead of taking prenatal vitamins (for those who have problems taking them) I was wondering, would that be too much iron on top of 1 or 2 bowels of cereal that are full of nutrients and other meats i might eat? They say its safe. But 2 flinstones are 30mg of Iron 5,000IU vitamin A ect.. Is that safe? My mother said not all the vitamins absorb. It does have beta carotene which i hear aids in absorbing the amount of vitamins you need. Im just afraid to take 2 and then eat meats and or ceral on top of that. I know Vitamin A is not good for the baby. Please help me with some adive. Thanks... ive been searching and cant find the answers im looking for.
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
187316 tn?1386360282
You need more vitamins when you are pregnant. Lots of people have done the flintstone vitamin thing (me included the first trimester since my prenatal made me sick) and nothing bad has happened to their babies. You doctor wouldn't recommend it if he thought that it could hurt either you or the baby.
Comment
Cancel
187316 tn?1386360282
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
468440 tn?1318692241
It is perfectly safe.  You have to think you're takeing in vitimens for you and your baby.  With my pregnancies I took two flinstone vitimans and ate like crazy and i had healthy babies.  Now with this pregnancy my doctor said that i could take flinstones but shed rather me take their chewable ones because they have more vitimans that i need.  So techinacally the ones that i take have more vitimans than flinstones.  So don't worry at all they are perfectly fine.  Everyone hats swallowing them horse pills lol they leave a nasty taste in you throught when they get stuck.
Comment
Cancel
468440 tn?1318692241
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
599316 tn?1256925213
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
707563 tn?1455827280
Blank
Emily_MHModerator uploaded a new photo
16 hrs ago
2020005 tn?1417986816
Blank
KTowne commented on photo
16 hrs ago
2020005 tn?1417986816
Blank
KTowne commented on veronica0808's status
19 hrs ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight throughout your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Pregnancy Tracker
Track your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Top Pregnancy Answerers
13167 tn?1327197724
Blank
RockRose
Austin, TX
Avatar f tn
Blank
mrsp416
7552771 tn?1399774290
Blank
ericatoday
victorville, CA
Avatar f tn
Blank
sgulia1987
1018329 tn?1448983765
Blank
KAnuCmEY
Firestone, CO
Avatar f tn
Blank
Patriciaaa02
Pregnancy: Ages 18-24 Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Pregnancy Answerers
13167 tn?1327197724
Blank
RockRose
Austin, TX
Avatar f tn
Blank
mrsp416
7552771 tn?1399774290
Blank
ericatoday
victorville, CA
Avatar f tn
Blank
sgulia1987
1018329 tn?1448983765
Blank
KAnuCmEY
Firestone, CO
Avatar f tn
Blank
Patriciaaa02