Best vitamins when pregnant

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Avatar f tn I am wondering what are the best prenatal vitamins? I am not pregnant now but we are trying. I am currently taking GNC Women's Health prenatal formula without iron with 1000mcg of folic acid. Is that ok? What should i do to keep my body healthy and also my husbands?
Avatar f tn The best time to concieve is when ur ovulating...as for prenatals to help u get pregnant, never heard of this b4...prenatals are good to take while trying to concieve so u have all those extra nutrients in ur system, but not sure how they will help u get pregnant hun. Best wishes..
1346723 tn?1300718741 After the fourth week of embryonic development (which is the sixth week from the last period), when the spinal column closes, there is no particular need for extra vitamins. It is reasonable at that point to stop taking vitamins until the nausea has passed. If you really want to take some sort of vitamin, a children's chewable kind sometimes goes down easier. The downside to vitamin supplementation It's unhealthy to take more than one multivitamin a day.
Avatar f tn Yesterday me and my husband did unprotected coitus. Is it possible that i can get pregnant this time? how should i know when is the best time to get pregnant? Kindly help. Thank you.
Business woman2 No vitamins help you get pregnant. There are vitamins to take that some believe are important while a baby is developing called prenatal vitamins. folic acid is the key ingredient there. But until you are pregnant, you can take just a good multi vitamin or a prenatal if you feel so inclined. However, these do not enhance fertility. Wishing you luck.
Avatar f tn I had RX prenatals when I had my IUD removed but they were almost $60 a month!! My OB told me my Target Up & Up brand were just as good, haha.
Avatar f tn I haven't gone to the docotor to check on my baby since i found out i was pregnant. Im 2 months pregnant and i would like to check up on my baby at a clinic or hospital but my parents still don't know im pregnant. Can i go check up on my baby without my parents finding out ?
5875562 tn?1410898886 I wish you the best of luck I pray we both get our positives
Avatar f tn When is best to start taking parentals? What prenatal vitamin would you suggest? I'm six weeks along with my first.
Avatar f tn does taking the prenatal (before preg) affect TTC? what is the best prenatal vitamins? now i am only taking folic acid. I selected one a day vitamins because of its ingredients. and a brand name product. But few days ago I went to wal-mart and found out that they have an other (not so polular brand name) prenatal vitamins for much cheaper. so please help me which one i sould select? or should i avoid taking prenatal while TTC? please help.
Avatar f tn You should always take your vitamins, helps baby develop, try taking a different brand or eating before you take them, I always used the prenatal gummies and took A folic acid supplement
Avatar f tn I am 9 weeks 3 days pregnant and everything from all day sickness, fatigue, loss of appetite.. Its all getting the best of me... But outside of that is constipation, what can I do? My first pregnancy....
1042487 tn?1275279899 Even if you are unaware of it when you run out of these you are experiencing withdrawals. The real energy is in good nutriments. Good vitamins and minerals intake is critical when talking about energy and especially the vitamins B. The B vitamins act as coenzymes, compounds that unite with a protein component called an apoenzyme to form an active enzyme. The enzyme then acts as a catalyst in the chemical reactions that transfer energy from the basic food elements to the body.
Avatar f tn The body performs different functions at different times of the day. Many people suggest adding food supplements at varied times of the day to accommodate for the digestion and assimilation of these nutrients. At night, many suggest taking calcium. This is because calcium is utilized at night, and also because calcium can help you get to sleep when taken at bed time. Remember the adage of a glass of milk before bed? Calcium absorption is the reason this makes sense.
1444354 tn?1287445242 i got sick too but if you make sure you eat then you will be fine. cuz when i didnt eat i got really sick.
7459788 tn?1402783404 Should already have been taking them. It's best to have three months' lead time on the folic acid supplement in them. But you're probably fine, just start today. And if you're not pregnant, stay on them if you're trying.
Avatar m tn will probably prescribe differently then he/she did when not pregnant. I also always double checked with my pharmacist as to what was safe before taking anything...including over the counter medications. Your Dr. truly is the best person to help you make this decision. I work closely with the homeless population and worked almost until the end of my pregnancy, but I don't have your history either. I was careful to ensure I got my flu shots, etc.
Avatar n tn I was 5 weeks 5 days when I found out and I went at 6 weeks to confirm and get a doctor. Best to do the same if you have insurance or a way to pay for it and start taking prenatal vitamins. If you have a few drinks stop drinking. I'm now 22 weeks 4 days with a boy.
Avatar f tn I got on bc pills to help regulate my cycles again. And when should i start taking prenatal vitamins? Someone please give good understandable advice.
Avatar n tn I feel like my vitamins and prenatals are making me nauseous and have headaches. All i wana do is sleep to forget. Dr gave me calcium 2 a day, ferrous sulfate for iron deficiency 3 a day,laxative pill, folic acid 3 a day, fish oil pills 3 a day... isnt too much iron bad for you? And i thought this was soo much. Iam 8 wks pregnant not knowing what to expect (my first child) iam 31yrs old. Omg my breasts are so tender and i have implants too. They feel so hard. Does anyone have this problem?
581359 tn?1454006442 Hello everyone, I am due April 9th. We were scared for a little while that this pregnancy might have been another ectopic but my hcg levels have been going up like they should and I had on u/s done @ 5weeks, they saw a sac but now pole yet. So we are going in on Monday for our next one, I will be 6weeks 3days so we should see something. Anyway my question is what Prenatal Vitamins are everyone taking?
Avatar f tn I never had a miscarriage but when I first found out I was pregnant this time, oh my gosh everytime I went to the bathroom or had a cramp I was sooo scared. If anyway possible just relax and don't worry to hard.
871965 tn?1241833146 Hi I was wondering what the latest info is on what prenatal vitamins or best, or what vitamins are most important to take pre-conception and during pregnancy. For now my question relates to pre-natal health. I am taking a pre-natal vitamin and then some calcium magnesium with Vitamin D...any other suggestions. Of course I want as healthy a pregnancy as possible. Any advice is appreciated.