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Prenatal vitamins

Must I take them or is it true if they make me so sick I can get my nutrition and vitamins from my choice of food
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Prenatals are essential. If yours are making you sick talk to your doctor or midwife. They will be able to prescribe you some. I have switched mine 3 times within my pregnancy and about to make it a 4th.
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I was told some peiples doctor don't mind them not taking them and I've heard that some people have never taken them I was told theyre really for mommy because the baby will get the nutrition from the placenta or from mommy and that i do need a folic acid supplement thanks for the positive feedback and I will surely check with my doctor
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They really are important, as said above chat with your doctor. I take the seven seas pregnancy vitamins, they have ginger in them so it helps with nausea, I took them throughout my first pregnancy too. The most important vitamins that the doctors say are a must are folic acid and vitamin D. Hope the nausea subsides for you soon. Wishing you a happy healthy pregnancy and baby x
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Thanks
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It depends on your body and intake of your foods. I have 2 healthy kids  and have not taken one prenatal  ever. Nor has any of my sisters. Talk to your doc about them if they say you can go without your fine. Everybody is different
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See that's what I heard as well and thank-you I mean I'm more of a vegan but I do have a intake of meats and fish and what not and i don't take any medications I take all natural medication if I am sick
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My dr (who was awful btw) game me 6 sample size prenatals and she told me to they them and see how they work. A few days later i was cramping and eventually miscarried. She said it wasnt the pills but im convinced it was. Im now pregnant again and i just went to walmart and bout the walmart brand and i feel fine
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I'm sorry to hear about that and I'm glad his gained an angel and brought another in your life thanks for the feed back good and good luck I think that's what I'll do
Prenatals won't cause you to miscarry. They're just pills full of essential vitamins.
It may have just been coincidence.
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Prenatals aren't necessarily all for your baby.. But for YOU
I didn't take them my first pregnancy. And am not taking them with my current.
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Thank-you that's what I've heard as long as you have healthy diet
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Tell your dr they make you sick he/she will be able to give you different ones but it is important to take them.
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