Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
Early Pregnancy and supplements concern
I have been taking strong supplements and diet pills the past several months (OxyElite, Stacker 2, Mega-T Green Tea, Diurex, as well as pre-workout supplements that stimulate) and have just found out I am pregnant (about 5 weeks, although my scheduled Dr. appt is not until next week).  Obviously I have stopped taking all of this and am eating healthy and no longer restricting carbs or red meat as vigorously.  However I am very concerned about the use of supplements in the first few weeks of pregnancy. I will ask my doctor but is there a record of women who did this early on with relationship to birth defects or complications?
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
Hi ,congrats.
To be honest its not good but i wouldn't worry to much, think of how many women drink excessive amounts before they new they were pg etc.
You have done the right thing and stopped taking them and that's all you can do but if you are worried talk to you doc/midwife.
You could also start taking pregnancy supplements and folic acid. Eat healthy and generally look after your self and little one. All the best with your pregnancy and again congrats.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar universal
Can you tell us the risks of taking pre-workout supplements throughout our pregnancy??

Thankslp
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
12940884 tn?1467239127
Blank
Belle313 commented on Belle313's status
1 hr ago
12940884 tn?1467239127
Blank
Belle313, and KTowne commented on Belle313's status
1 hr ago
Avatar universal
Blank
Joejoediaz commented on HIV - Risks vs Non-Ri...
6 hrs ago
Blank
Menstrual Tracker
Track your cycles
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Weight Tracker
Reach your weight goals
Start Tracking Now
Top Women's Health Answerers
Women's Health 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 Women's Health Answerers