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May 1st, 2013, 12:16 PM
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Hello,
There is a lot of advice out there about what prenatal vitamins to take, but I seem to be the only one having trouble keeping track of everything. I have never been a big pill taker and can't seem to stay on top of what to take and when. I keep missing doses. Any good advice on best ways to manage prenatal vitamins would be appreciated. Are there any good tips that might help me?

Thanks.
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May 2nd, 2013, 07:05 AM
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What vitamins are you taking? Just a prenatal, or additional supplements?

The way I remember is by keeping a pill case, like this: Buy PharmaSystems Large Pill & Vitamin Planner from Canada at Well.ca - Free Shipping

I put a magnet on the back and I either put it on my fridge or at work on my magnetic task board. That way I rarely forget to take them...and I try to take them with my meals.

You can also put a reminder in your phone!
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May 22nd, 2013, 07:09 AM
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you are not alone, I also keep forgetting! And on baby #3 you think I would be used to it, but for some reason I just don't think of it everyday because I don't take vitamins when I'm not pregnant so its just not a habit for me. I also recently got a pill box and keep it right out on my kitchen table, keep them somewhere were you are certain to see it everyday! Don't put them away in a cabinet- out of sight out of mind. Also, try to start a routine of taking it with the same meal every day- so you can get in the habit of taking one every day with lunch, it will hopefully become automatic. good luck!
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May 28th, 2013, 06:05 AM
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I have a reminder set on my cell phone so it will go off each day and remind me.
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June 12th, 2013, 10:21 AM
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Yeah if you aren't used to taking something daily, it can be hard to remember. I will be setting a reminder on my phone if I have a hard time. Make it part of your bedtime routine.
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June 25th, 2013, 06:07 PM
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I take the prenatal two pack where there is the regular prenatal vitamin and then the additional DHA one. I found myself forgetting too so I put them next to my bed and take them before bed.
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