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prenatal pills...

I am 11 weeks .... and I dont have appetite and the prenatal pills are killllling me.... someone knows what happen if I don't take them???
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9961264 tn?1410873329
I was the same exact way. I actually lost 13lbs within like 2 or 3 weeks. I still dont like taking the prenatals.. i just had to start eating and my baby looks/sounds healthy..
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I switched to the gummies at 12 weeks. They taste better and are easier on you. You just have to be sure they have 800 mg of folic acid. It doesnt matter what brand you get
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Dr told me the pills can make u sick and to try and take them at night so u sleep through some of the nausea. Try that for the vitimans are truly important. Hope that works for you.
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9771234 tn?1405793808
Try taking them at night before bed helps me.
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I don't eat McDonalds at all..I hate fast food..I eat very healthy...& I'm not making her feel bad for not taking them..but I was stating the importance of them in general..I take them when I'm not pregnant..that's a personal choice to make & each to there own..its her pregnancy her baby..my doctor just like any doctor will tell you the importance of them..because there are time when you don't eat from the "food pyramid" & u need supplements to fill in those gaps..especially if u have no appetite
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9960560 tn?1406954065
What kind of prenatal pills are you taking? I get the prenatal gummies. They are so much easier to take than the pills.
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If you eat healthy, variety, full food pyramid diet & get the nutrition you need honestly there is no reason to take prenatals. It's mostly for woman who eat McDonald's everyday. Think about how many thousands of years women have been having healthy happy babies without prenatals. If you eat healthy & take care of yourself don't let anyone make you feel bad for not taking them. I eat really healthy & don't take mine everyday, maybe twice a week, They make me constipated & irregular.
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I also take DHA omega 3 for the delevopment of the brain & eyes for the baby....I don't take these vitamins for me but for the little human growing inside me..
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Your baby needs those prenatal vitamins just like you need them...because whatever u don't eat the prenatals fill in for the nutrition that you are not getting...prenatals have all your folic acid which is so important for the development of your growing baby..& iron & calcium..vitamin d...vitamin c..on top of all the other supplements..please don't stop them just because u don't want to take them anymore..think about the development of your baby
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