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do you have to take prenatal vitamins??

7 answers
3 years ago
ugh, as for me they make me sick and puke alot, && havent been takin them....

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3 years ago
your supposed to take them its better for the baby if you do but if that kind makes you feel sick then try a differant brand
3 years ago
It's best for your baby if you take them.  Some people will tell you that they've taken a flintstones chewable and it's worked for them, but they did it after talking to their doctor.  Like pinky said try a different brand and this is my suggestion take them at a different time of day.  I used to take mine in the morning and then was sick all day.  Now I take them at night and it has worked well for me.  Try it for a week, remember you may also be throwing up due to morning (or as I had all day) sickness.  It's normal to be sick for a few weeks, some have it longer than others.  Your body is going through a lot of changes and it may not be your prenatal at all, but try a different time of the day.  Also try eating a few crackers before you take it, it may help to settle your stomach.  If none of that works, talk to your doctor and see what they recommend.
3 years ago
well nobody can force then down your throat but u "should" take them for your baby
3 years ago
:)
3 years ago
try to take them because its best for u and baby,,try diff kinds or even flinestones chewable are safe too..and try switching the timer of day u take them, i take mine right before i go to bed because sometimes they make me feel sick
3 years ago
I agree with everyone's response. It is best for you and the baby to take the vitamins. I take mine at night also right after I eat because I do not get sick. If I take them in the morning or on an empty stomach, then I always get sick. You have to find a pill that does not make you sick. I prefer One-A-Day Vitamins. Although they are more expensive, I am able to take them without feeling queasy.
3 years ago
I couldn't take them either. Like lissiemel I had all day sickness and I couldn't take them at anytime of the day. I quit for a while and felt really bad and started taking them again. I have had a pregnancy where I didn't take them hardly at all and she was my sickest baby. Don't know if the two are related or just a coincidence. I know that now I can take them at night that does help and also I have to be full. Just a few crackers doesn't help I have to have just eaten. Just try out a few things and if its still awful talk to your dr. Good luck and hope you feel better! :)

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